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2902.0 - Census Update (Newsletter), Apr 2002  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/05/2002   
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Census Data Launch Brought Forward to June 2002

The ABS is pleased to announce that the planned release of 2001 Census data has been brought forward to June 2002.This early release marks the shortest time between collection and dissemination of census data ever achieved.

The first release of 2001 Census data will occur on Monday 17 June 2002. This release is one month earlier than what was achieved for the 1996 Census.

There will be various products and services available from launch day which will include:

  • Basic Community Profile (first release) was July 2002 now June 2002
  • Indigenous Profile (first release) was July 2002 now June 2002
  • National Selected Characteristics (first release) for SSDs was July 2002 now June 2002
  • Census Snapshots (first release) free web based product was July 2002 now June 2002
  • Census Basics (first release) data only CD-ROM was July 2002 now June 2002
  • Census Guide (second release) was July 2002 now June 2002.

Follow this link for a complete listing of indicative release dates for all 2001 Census products and services.

The BCP (first release) for SLAs and above will be freely available from the ABS web site as of the launch date.

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