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Worlds Apart: postcodes with the highest and lowest poverty rates in today's Australia

28 May 2002
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Recent media coverage has highlighted the difficulties of estimating poverty accurately. The concept of 'poverty' is not easy to define and even once it is defined it is not easy to measure in a way that is true to the definition. In An Introduction to Poverty Measurement Issues Harry Greenwell, Rachel Lloyd and Ann Harding survey the steps required to produce poverty estimates and highlight the limitations or assumptions associated with each step.

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