2037.0.30.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Household Sample File, 1986, Basic, 1986  
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The Basic 2001 Census Household Sample File (HSF) Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) is a comprehensive unit record database of census characteristics, containing a random sample of person, family, household and dwelling data. The HSF is produced for model testing and statistical analysis. It is released as two files, the basic and expanded data files. The basic file is available on CD-ROM or via the ABS Remote Access Data Laboratory. The Expanded file (Cat.No 2037.0.55.001 (2001)) is only available via the Remote Access Data Laboratory. The Basic and Expanded CURFs may be purchased for $8420.00 for access to both.

The HSF is released under strict conditions and clients are required to sign an undertaking stating that the information will be used for statistical purposes only. The undertaking and explanatory information are available from the ABS web site Access to CURFs page.