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1300.1.55.001 - Statistics News NSW, Sep 2007  
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2006 CENSUS – Second Release

2006 CENSUS – Second Release


Census data is released in two stages. The variables released in the first stage are the tick box questions from the Census form. Second release data consists of the variables that required a handwritten response and so require more complex processing.

The second release of 2006 Census of Population and Housing data will progressively become available from October 2007. Second release variables for MapStats, QuickStats, Census Tables, Basic Community Profiles and Indigenous Profiles include: labour force status, occupation, education and qualification attainment, dwelling location one and five years ago, and method of travel to work.

Second release data builds on the already extensive range of Census information currently available on the ABS website, including the recent first release of the community profiles (Basic, Indigenous and Time Series). Census DataPacks of these community profiles in CD-ROM form are also now available for purchase. A full list of first and second release variables is available in the Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat. no. 2901.0)

For further information contact the National Information and Referrals Service on 1300 135 070 or email client.services@abs.gov.au.


2006 CENSUS – Free Information and Training2006 CENSUS – Free Information and Training

Many policy makers, researchers and marketers are not aware of the amazing amount of data that you can get for free from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2006 Census.

If you would like to find out what Census data is available and how you might use this to understand more about your clients, customers, or stakeholders, as well as geographic areas of interest, we are offering free online information sessions in the use of our powerful Census data and tools.

If you wish to discuss this offer please contact Amanda Biltoft, National Account Manager ABS on (02) 9268 4642 or email client.services@abs.gov.au.

Conditions apply
Information sessions covering existing online data are available only in NSW for groups of 5 and over, for a minimum duration of 30 minutes and maximum of 2 hours.

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