HILDA Survey User Manual
The HILDA Survey User Manual aims to cover the information that you need to know in order to begin using HILDA Survey data. Topics covered include:
- Missing data conventions
- Derived variables
- Matching wave data files to create longitudinal files
- Income and expenditure imputation
- Industry and occupation variables
- Australian and derived international coding schemes
- Using weights, and
- Data quality issues.
The User Manual also provides an overview of the documentation and a summary of the design and data collection procedures used by the HILDA Survey.
It is a living document, so expect it to be updated and added to in the future.
User manuals for previous releases
Please note that there are no user manuals for Releases 1 and 2.
User Manual – Release 17 ((PDF 4.4 MB), 238 pages)
- Releases 13 to 16
- Releases 9 to 12
- Releases 5 to 8
- Releases 3 to 4