4159.0.55.002 - General Social Survey: User Guide, Australia, 2010
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/12/2011
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All households were asked questions relating to the topics listed above. Most information was collected from the selected person aged 18 years or over. Some information relating to the household, e.g. financial and housing items, may have been collected from a household spokesperson if the selected person nominated a more appropriate person to report on behalf of other members of the household.
Further information about the content of the survey can be obtained by referring to the list of survey data items available on the ABS web site www.abs.gov.au. Many data items available from the survey were derived from responses to a number of survey questions. The questionnaire and the associated prompt cards used to collect the data are also available on the ABS web site www.abs.gov.au. The definitions and concepts used in the survey are detailed below.