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Household composition, equivalence scales and the reliability of income distributions: Some evidence for Indigenous and other Australians

Hunter, Boyd; Kennedy, Steven; Smith, Daniel


Indigenous families experience substantial and multiple forms of economic burden arising from the size and structure of their families and households. Indigenous households are more likely to have more than one family in residence than other Australian households and are more likely to be multigenerational with older Indigenous people living with younger people in extended family households. This paper seeks to characterise the economies of household size in Indigenous and other Australian...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: The Economic Record


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