INDEX OF FEATURE ARTICLES
|30/04/09| What is statistical literacy and why is it important to be statistically literate? A discussion of the key aspects of statistical literacy and why it is so important in a modern society. Includes examples of what to look out for when interpreting statistical information, and lists some of the more common pitfalls and how to avoid them.|
30/01/09| Tasmania's unemployment rate at record low: A discussion of recent trends in Tasmanian labour force statistics, which also explains some of the more common labour force concepts and definitions in understandable language. Uses data from the ABS monthly and quarterly Labour Force surveys.
31/10/08| People with a Need for Assistance in Tasmania, 2006: Using data from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing, this article looks at the Tasmanian population needing assistance with daily core activities, and analyses their age and geographic distribution, living arrangements, home ownership levels, labour force status and occupation types.
|31/07/08 | Adult Literacy in Tasmania, 2006: Examines the Tasmanian results from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, which collected and assessed information on the literacy skills of Australians across a range of literacy domains: prose literacy; document literacy; numeracy; and problem solving. |
|30/04/08 | Ageing in Tasmania, 2006: Australia has an ageing population, with Tasmania the oldest and fastest ageing of the States and Territories. This article explores what we know about Tasmania's ageing population through analysing a selected range of indicators from the 2006 Population Census.|
|31/01/08 | Tasmanian Housing Indicators: This article presents a range of housing indicators for Tasmania, drawn from a variety of ABS sources. It aims to illustrate the wider economic influences behind recent movements in the supply, demand and price of housing in Tasmania.|
This page last updated 28 October 2009