Aucklanders 50 and over: a health, social and demographic summary analysis of the life experiences of older Aucklanders. Full report

Author:
Charles Waldegrave, Peter King, Elizabeth Rowe
Source:
Family Centre, Social Policy Research Unit Elizabeth Rowe Consulting
Publication date:
2012

This report draws on the data analysis of the Auckland resident sample (707 respondents) of the first wave of the Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit/Massey University Longitudinal Study of Ageing (NZLSA). The survey took a snapshot of a national random sample of 3317 New Zealanders aged 50 to 84 years in 2010, a group they plan to follow in successive waves.The report presents a picture of Aucklanders aged 50 to 84 in terms of the following broad domains: 1. Household composition 2. Health, wellbeing and quality of life 3. Family, friends, lonelieness and social support 4. Caring commitments 5. Work and/or retirement status 6. Income, assets and housing 7. Neighbourhood safety and transport 8. Education 9. Community participation and recreation.

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