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 15 of the HILDA data (Waves 1 to 15) became available from Monday 5 December 2016. Please click on the below link to order your dataset.

HILDA Data - How to order Release 15    ORDER  HERE

HILDA Training

Training opportunities

A 3-day hands-on introductory HILDA Survey training course will be held 14-16 February 2017 at the Australian National University. An optional half-day introduction to Stata will also be provided on 13 February for those that have not used Stata before. You can go to our training webpage for more information or click on the following registration/payment link.

Information on HILDA courses can be found on our training web page as well as information on past HILDA training courses.

Training - How to register and pay    ORDER HERE  

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.