Living Standards of Older New Zealanders
This report was published in 2001 with the companion technical account. The research describes the material living standards of older people and provides a good starting point to better understand how New Zealanders in the workforce today may fare when they retire. It is based on data collected using the Material Wellbeing Scale.
Living Standards of Older NewZealanders: a Technical Account
This report is a technical account of a study on the living standards of older people. It documents the development of the measurement tool – the Material Wellbeing Scale - which is based on consumption of commonly desired goods and amenities. It also provides background to the conclusions and recommendations made in the summary report.
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