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CANBERRA GROUP

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Definition:
the Canberra Group on houshold income statistics was active from 1996 - 2000. The primary objective was to enhance national household income statistics by developing relevant standards on conceptual and practical issues. To improve international comparability, the Group has developed and recommended international guidelines and standards. The Group was established to address the common conceptual, definitional, and practical problems that national statistical offices are facing in the area of household income distribution statistics. Its work is preparatory to a revision of the international guidelines on income distribution.

Cross References:
City groups

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/citygroup/canberra.htm

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, April 08, 2013