Trends in Inequality
Commission research paper
This self-initiated research project draws on new data to analyse recent trends in income, consumption and wealth distribution, and the persistence of disadvantage. The project builds on two prior staff working papers released in 2013 — Trends in the Distribution of Income in Australia and Deep and Persistent Disadvantage in Australia.
Objectives of the study
To describe recent changes in income and wealth distribution in Australia and the persistence of disadvantage, with the aim to assist governments and welfare groups in pursuing strategies for improving the wellbeing of Australians.
Expected release dateEnd May 2018
ContactPatrick Jomini 03 9653 2176
Trends in the Distribution of Income in Australia
This staff working paper examines trends to 2009-10 in Australia's distribution of incomes and factors that help explain these trends.
Deep and Persistent Disadvantage in Australia
This paper is about disadvantage in Australia, and in particular, about Australians who experience deep and persistent disadvantage.