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Longitudinal Study: HILDA
Title: The Distribution of Household Wealth in Australia: Evidence from the
Authors: Reserve Bank 
Institution: Reserve Bank
Publication Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: Reserve Bank of Australia
Pages: 104
Keywords: Household survey
Household assets
Wealth inequality
Abstract: This article uses the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey to analyse the distribution of household assets, liabilities and wealth across a number of household groups. The analysis shows that wealth is more unequally distributed across households than is the case for income. While the growth of wealth over the past few years has slowed, it has been faster for households with lower wealth than for households with higher wealth. This implies that wealth inequality has lessened slightly in recent years.
Keywords: Surveys and Survey Methodology; Income & Finance -- Wealth; Income & Finance -- Assets
Research collection: Reports and technical papers
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