6553.0 - Information Paper: Survey of Income and Housing, User Guide, Australia, 2005-06  
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Contents >> Part 2 Survey Methodology


Part 2 of this User Guide describes the methodology used for the 2005-06 Survey of Income and Housing (SIH), including:

  • information about the scope, coverage and sample
  • data collection and processing
  • benchmarks and weighting
  • estimates and reliability of estimates.

Changes to survey methodology in 2005-06 are described in Part 4 'Changes from previous surveys'.

This section contains the following subsection :
      2.1 Scope and coverage
      2.2 Selected sample and final sample
      2.3 Data collection and data item description
      2.4 Data processing
      2.5 Income tax and other modelled data items
      2.6 Benchmarks and weighting of survey results
      2.7 Calculation of population counts, means, medians and other estimates
      2.8 Reliability of estimates

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