The National Social Housing Survey is a survey of social housing tenants which complements administrative data collected by social housing providers and includes information on tenants and their social housing experiences.
30/6/2005 to 30/6/2021
National and State
Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply).
Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).
There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.
Participants are randomly sampled from social housing programs e.g. Public Housing (PH), State Owned and Managed Indigenous Housing (SOMIH), Community Housing (CH) and Indigenous Community Housing (ICH).
The AIHW managed the NSHS in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2021.
There have been changes to the methodology for the NSHS over time. However, minimal changes have been made to the survey since 2012 to support time-series analysis.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
NSHS 2021 DQS
External links and information
National Social Housing Survey report
Housing Assistance in Australia
Report on Government Services
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