HILDA Survey

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey is a household-based panel study which began in 2001. It has the following key features:


Release 14 of the HILDA data (Waves 1 to 14) became available from Wednesday 9 December 2015.

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HILDA Training

Getting started: Analysing HILDA with Stata

A 3-day hands-on introductory HILDA Survey training course will be held on 27-29 September 2016 at the University of Melbourne. A half-day (optional) introduction to Stata will also be provided on 26 September.

This training course is currently full. If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please email hilda-inquiries and we will let you know should a place become available.

More information on the course can be found on our training web page as well as information on past HILDA training courses.

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Latest reports

The latest version of the HILDA Statistical Report - The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey: Selected Findings from Waves 1 to 14 - was released on Wednesday 20 July 2016. To download the report, please select the following link or go to the HILDA Statistical Reports webpage.

HILDA: Selected Findings from Waves 1 to 14    PDF 13.7MB

Other HILDA Statistical Reports


Who is involved in the HILDA Survey?

The HILDA Survey was initiated, and is funded, by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services (DSS). Responsibility for the design and management of the survey rests with the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (University of Melbourne).

Data collection for waves 9 to 18 is being undertaken by Roy Morgan Research, a private market research company, and The Nielsen Company collected waves 1 to 8.