Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/39019
Type: Journal article
Title: Welfare outcomes of migration of low-income earners from metropolitan to non-metropolitan Australia
Author: Marshall, N.
Murphy, P.
Burnley, I.
Hugo, G.
Citation: AHURI Final Report, 2003; 32:1-131
Publisher: AHURI
Issue Date: 2003
ISSN: 1834-7223
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Nancy Marshall, Peter Murphy, Ian Burnley and Graeme Hugo
Abstract: The search for affordable housing was a significant trigger for moves. Over 50% of movers who rated housing affordability as a relocation factor regarded it as being “very important”. More people in total rated housing affordability than rated any other factor. Lifestyle considerations and personal circumstances were also very influential in relocation decisions. Many movers wanted a better place in which to raise a family (58% very important), preferred to live a quieter lifestyle away from the city (45%), were concerned about crime levels in the city (45%) and had other personal or health reasons for relocating. A large majority of movers believed that they were better off after moving with regard to housing cost, quality and size.
Description: Invalid ISBN 1 877005 as published on the item
Rights: © Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
RMID: 0020072593
Published version: http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_70066_fr
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