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    NAME OF ORGANISATION
    Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

    OVERVIEW
    The survey was established to provide data for the Australian Financial Accounts not otherwise available.

    PURPOSE
    The survey was established to provide data for the Australian Financial Accounts not otherwise available.

    SCOPE
    In theory the scope of the Survey of Financial Information (SFI) is those institutional units transacting in financial assets or liabilities with other institutional units. In practice the coverage is a small subset of the scope. ABS cover only those units about which suitable data from some other source (eg administrative data from APRA, ATO, etc) cannot obtained.

    DATA DETAIL

    Conceptual framework
    The conceptual framework is based on the System of National Accounts 2008 (SNA08). More information regarding SNA08 may be found in the following website, http://www.un.org/depts/unsd/nataccts/.

    Main outputs
    Consolidated balance sheet aggregates for use in compilation of Managed Funds and the Australian Financial Accounts.

    Classifications
    Standard Institutional Sector Classification of Australia (SISCA)
    Australian Standard Financial Instrument Classification

    Other concepts (summary)
    Consolidated financial data.

    GEOGRAPHIC DETAIL
    Australia

    Comments and/or Other Regions
    It covers Australian entities only (this includes non-resident holdings of resident assets and resident holdings of non-resident assets and and does not include non-resident holdings of non-resident assets). It does not include state dissections.

    COLLECTION FREQUENCY
    Quarterly

    Frequency comments
    Venture Capital Funds collection is annual.

    COLLECTION HISTORY
    July 1988 - first balance-sheet data collected (for June Quarter 1988)

    DATA AVAILABILITY
    Yes

    Data availability comments
    Managed funds, Australia (cat. no. 5655.0) publication released quarterly, approximately 2 months after the reference period.
    From the June 2003 reference period, the 5655.0 electronic release incorporates what was previously released in the following publications:


    Assets and liabilities of Australian securitisers (cat. no. 5232.0.55.001), special data service, released quarterly, approximately 2 months after the reference period.


    DATE OF LAST UPDATE FOR THIS DOCUMENT
    23/01/2013 10:51 AM


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