Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas
SEIFA provides measures of socio-economic conditions by geographic area
|Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) is a product developed by the ABS that ranks areas in Australia according to relative socio-economic advantage and disadvantage. The indexes are based on information from the five-yearly Census.
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SEIFA consists of four indexes:
Each index is a summary of a different subset of Census variables and focuses on a different aspect of socio-economic advantage and disadvantage.
Some common uses of SEIFA include: