6234.0 - Information Paper: Wage and Salary Earners, Public Sector, Australia, Changes to Time Series Spreadsheets, Mar 2005  
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  • Time Series Spreadsheet (Format Change) (I-Note)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has introduced a new method of presenting time series data to the AusStats service. The Lotus 1-2-3 time series spreadsheets are being replaced with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. A sample of the layout for Wage and Salary Earners, Public Sector, Australia of the new spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel format (.xls) is attached to this Information Paper.

For the March 2005 issue of Wage and Salary Earners, Public Sector, Australia (cat. no. 6248.0.55.001) the AusStats Time Series Spreadsheets are provided in the usual Lotus 1-2-3 format (.wks).

From the June 2005 issue of Wage and Salary Earners, Public Sector, Australia (cat. no. 6248.0.55.001), due for release on 15 September 2005, the AusStats Time Series Spreadsheets will only be presented in Microsoft Excel format (.xls).