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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> Income >> Financial stress >> Financial stress indicators

More information on financial stress can be found in the following document:
Household income, living standards and financial stress (Year Book Australia, 2002)


  • Spent more money than received in the last 12 months
  • Were unable to raise $2,000 in a week for something important
  • Could not pay electricity, gas or telephone bills on time
  • Could not pay car registration or insurance on time
  • Pawned or sold something
  • Went without meals
  • Could not afford to heat the home
  • Sought assistance from welfare/community organisations
  • Sought financial help from friends or family
  • Could not afford a holiday for at least one week a year
  • Could not afford a night out once a fortnight
  • Could not afford friends or family over for a meal once a month
  • Could not afford a special meal once a week
  • Could only afford secondhand clothes most of the time
  • Could not afford leisure or hobby activities

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