household income

What HILDA has to tell us about wealth and poverty [Infographic]

How has the wealth of Australian households changed over the last 15 years? writes… Helen Westerman, The Conversation and Wes Mountain, The Conversation The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey, which started in 2001, collects information on Australian households, focusing on economic and subjective well-being, labour market dynamics and family dynamics. The…

Stark divide betweenс as Australian household incomes and wealth stall

Household incomes and wealth have remained stagnant since 2009, says… Roger Wilkins, University of Melbourne Poverty in Australia has declined, welfare reliance has stabilised and long-term poverty is becoming rare – but overall economic wellbeing is no longer improving, and house holds wealth has remained static, despite rising property prices, according to Australia’s most respected…