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Income and Economic Resources
 

Income and Economic Resources relates to income and access and control of resources that provide an economic return and contribute to living standards.This includes contemporary economies, traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economies and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses. Financial literacy and access to financial services are integral for managing savings



Census results

Census of Population and Housing: Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2011 (cat. no. 2076.0)

Population Characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2006 (cat. no. 4713.0)


Survey results

The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (cat. no. 4704.0)

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (cat. no. 4714.0)

Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Australia (cat. no. 4710.0)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (cat. no. 4715.0)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey 1994: Detailed Findings, 1994 (cat. no. 4190.0)


Articles

Information Paper: Defining Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Owned Businesses. Australia; 2012 (cat. no. 4732.0)

Labour Force Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Estimates from the Labour Force Survey (cat. no. 6287.0)

Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (cat. no. 4703.0)

Feature Article: Indigenous Disadvantage and Selected Measures of Wellbeing, Yearbook Chapter, 2009–10 (cat. no. 1301.0)

Income Distribution: Incomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Australian Social Trends, 2004 (cat. no. 4102.0)

Incomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Year Book Australia, 2004 (cat. no. 1301.0)


Microdata

Microdata: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, Expanded CURF, 2008 (cat. no. 4720.0.55.001)

Microdata: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, Expanded CURF, 2004-05 (cat. no. 4715.0.55.001)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002 Expanded

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (Basic and Expanded)
Income Statistics

FINANCIAL STRESS, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over, Australia–2002 and 2008.

2002
2008
%
%
Whether household members could raise $2000 in an emergency
Could raise $2,000 within a week
40.6
45.9
Could not raise $2,000 within a week
54.3
47.4
Not stated
5.1
6.7
Whether household members ran out of money for basic living expenses in last 12 months
Ran out of money for basic living expenses
43.7
28.0
Did not run out of money for basic living expenses
56.3
71.5


Source: Table 05; National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)



Commonwealth of Australia 2008

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