2033.0.55.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA), Australia, 2011 Quality Declaration 
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SEIFA Basics: Information on Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas

The information presented in these ‘SEIFA Basics’ web pages is designed to explain SEIFA in non-technical terms, whilst providing links and references to more detailed information.
Below are links to the sections of SEIFA Basics:

What is SEIFA?
Advantage & Disadvantage: The Concepts
Constructing the Indexes
Checking the Indexes Make Sense
The Indexes
How to Use SEIFA
SEIFA Measures

For each topic covered in SEIFA Basics, further information is available in the Technical Paper. SEIFA Basics is written so that each page is self-contained, although there may be references to other sections.

If you have any further questions please contact:

National Information Referral Service (NIRS)
1300 135 070

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