5655.0 - Managed Funds, Australia, Sep 2010
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/12/2010
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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
INDUSTRY FUNDS UNDER MANAGEMENT
With the introduction of new survey forms incorporating revised international standards there have been revisions to virtually all series. In addition coverage improvements have contributed to revisions, most notably to the public offer (retail) unit trusts series (Table 5).
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
The format of, and data within, this publication have changed with this issue. The time series have therefore also been impacted, but are only available back to and including September quarter 2005 at this time. The complete series backcast to June quarter 1988 will be available in the December quarter 2010 issue due for release on 25 February 2011.
The changes result from the incorporation of revised international standards. Information on these changes was published in Information paper: Changes to Managed Funds, Australia to incorporate revised international standards (cat. no. 5655.0.55.002) released on 28 October 2010. For further information on the specific issues involved please contact Judy Sykes on 02 6252 5222 or alternatively firstname.lastname@example.org.
The changes to form types fit into four broad categories :
These changes resulted in revisions to data, due to the new data requirements and the improved quality of data reporting arising from improved form layout and instructions.
In addition, when the revised form types were introduced the survey population was updated, improving the coverage of the statistics.
CHANGES IN UPCOMING ISSUES
The complete series backcast to June quarter 1988 will be available in the December quarter 2010 issue due for release on 25 February 2011.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Judy Sykes on Canberra (02) 6252 5222.
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