The HILDA Survey aims to provide a new type of social statistics for Australia, and to investigate new methods of measuring change and social trends. Volume 4 of the Statistical Report is based on the first six waves of data collected by the HILDA Survey and comprises two parts.
Part A contains short articles that provide an annual update of changes in key aspects of life in Australia, covering the four main areas of HILDA, namely:
Households and family life;
Incomes and economic wellbeing;
Labour market outcomes; and
Life satisfaction, health and wellbeing.
Part B of the Report contains feature articles on a variety of topics, including a number of articles utilising the household wealth data collected in 2006.