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8146.0 - Household Use of Information Technology, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/12/2011   
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This document was added 12/16/2011.



24/02/2012

In this update, errors found in data cubes 5 (Internet and computer use by persons with a disability) and 6 (Internet and computer use by older persons) have been corrected. The errors are contained within Table 5 of each data cube and relate to the 2003 data for "Applications for permits, etc" and "Applications or claims for benefits". Corresponding graphs in the commentary have also been amended.


23/02/2012

An additional six data cubes have been released, containing the relative standard errors (RSEs) of the estimates published on 15 December 2011.


16/12/2011 - Two figures in the commentary from the original release were incorrect. The correct figures are as follows:

The percentage of Australian households with access to the internet at home was 64% in 2006-07.

The proportion of people aged 15 and over who accessed the internet at home for Paying bills online or online banking was 64% in 2010-11.

Also, an additional category (Downloading videos, movies or music) has been added to the graph for 'Personal internet use at home, by activity, 2010-11'.

None of the data cubes were affected by these errors.

The Summary Indicators data cube has been amended to correct errors in the following tables:

  • Table 1. Households with home internet access, by selected characteristics - 2005-06 to 2010-11
  • Table 3. Households with access to a computer at home, by selected characteristics - 2005-06 to 2010-11

In both tables the errors related to the 2008-09 data for households 'with children under 15' and households 'without children under 15'.


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