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Standard of Living variables (Published)

Material Wellbeing Index

Imagine that you have come across an item that you would really like to have. This item costs $300. It is not an essential item - it's an extra. If this happened in the next month, how limited would you feel about buying it?

When buying, or thinking about buying clothes or shoes for yourself, how much do you usually feel limited by the money available?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - delayed replacing or repairing broken or damaged appliances?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - put up with feeling cold?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - postponed or put off visits to the doctor?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - spent less on hobbies or other special interests than you would like?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - done without, or cut back on trips to the shops or other local places?

In the last 12 months, to what extent have you done any of the following things to keep costs down? - gone without fresh fruit or vegetables?

How well does [your/you and your partner's combined] total income meet your everyday needs, for such things as accommodation, food, clothing and other necessities?

In the last 12 months have [you/you or your partner] not paid electricity, gas, rates or water bills on time, because of a shortage of money?

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