The HILDA Survey and its Contribution to Economic and Social Research (So Far)*
Article first published online: 6 JUN 2007
Volume 83, Issue 261, pages 208–231, June 2007
How to Cite
WOODEN, M. and WATSON, N. (2007), The HILDA Survey and its Contribution to Economic and Social Research (So Far). Economic Record, 83: 208–231. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4932.2007.00395.x
- Issue published online: 6 JUN 2007
- Article first published online: 6 JUN 2007
The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey is Australia's first nationally representative household panel survey. This article reviews the achievements of the HILDA Survey since its inception in 2001. It briefly describes the design of the survey and the data collection process, provides summary statistics about response and respondent characteristics, and reviews key research findings that have been published using the first four waves of data.