2033.0.55.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA), Australia, 2016 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/03/2018   
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This guide is designed to explain the Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) in non-technical terms. The following topics are covered in the guide:

  • 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 of these topics, further information is available in the SEIFA 2016 Technical Paper, which is available from the Downloads tab.

If you have any further questions please contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.