Discussion paper

Trends in spatial income inequality, 1996 to 2001

Publisher
Social equality Australia
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Surveys reveal that Australians believe the gap between rich and poor is growing. But is this just a perception or is it based on fact?

Ann Harding, Mandy Yap and Rachel Lloyd compare the income of households by postcode based on figures from the 1996 and 2001 Census to determine who exactly is getting richer, and whether any groups have been left behind. Surveys reveal that Australians believe the gap between rich and poor is growing. But is this just a perception or is it based on fact? Ann Harding, Mandy Yap and Rachel Lloyd compare the income of households by postcode based on figures from the 1996 and 2001 Census to determine who exactly is getting richer, and whether any groups have been left behind.

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