This report describes the construction and initial assessment of the New Zealand socio-economic index 2006 (NZSEI-06), which is an update of the New Zealand socio-economic index (NZSEI) using 2006 Census data. Both NZSEI-06 socio-economic scores (ranging from 10–90) and NZSEI-06 socio-economic groups (a six-group classification, NZSEI-06 quartiles and NZSEI-06 deciles) are described and evaluated.
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Milne, BJ, Byun, U, & Lee, A (2013). New Zealand socio-economic index 2006. Wellington: Statistics New Zealand.
ISBN 978-0-478-40833-1 (online)
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Published June 2013