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Wednesday 18 October 2017
3302.0.55.001Life Tables, States, Territories and Australia, 2014-2016
This product contains State, Territory and Australian life tables for males and females for the reference period. It also contains life expectancy at birth estimates for males, females and persons for Statistical Area Level 4 (SA4). A life table is a statistical model used to represent mortality of a population. In its simplest form, a life table is generated from age-specific death rates and the resulting values are used to measure mortality, survivorship and life expectancy.

Thursday 19 October 2017
1001.0Australian Bureau of Statistics -- Annual Report, 2016-17
The Australian Bureau of Statistics Annual Report provides Members of Parliament, Senators and the public with a detailed description of the ABS's activities during each financial year, reporting against planned outcomes.
1002.0Australian Statistics Advisory Council - Annual Report, 2016-17
Outlines the functions of the Australian Statistics Advisory Council and describes the activities undertaken by the Council to discharge its responsibilities during 2016-17
4737.0
First Issue
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: Smoking Trends, Australia, 1994 to 2014-15
Describes trends in smoking prevalence, smoking initiation and smoking cessation (quitting) among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population nationally between 1994 and 2014-15. Estimates have been derived by applying regression modelling to data pooled from a number of ABS health and social surveys. Includes comparisons with smoking trends for non-Indigenous people, and an assessment of the impact of the introduction of anti-smoking programs targeted to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population from 2008,
6202.0Labour Force, Australia, September 2017
Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.

Friday 20 October 2017
No scheduled releases today.

Monday 23 October 2017
2001.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: General Community Profile, Australia, 2016
The General Community Profile is new for the 2016 Census. It replaces the Basic and Expanded Community Profiles and has been created by merging elements of both these profiles. It contains key Census characteristics on persons, families and dwellings.

Second release tables for the General Community Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Place of Usual Residence, Education, Occupation and Industry, Income and Method of Travel.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2002.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile, Australia, 2016
The Community Profile Series contains three separate profiles aimed at providing information on key Census characteristics relating to persons, families and dwellings and covering most topics on the Census form.

The profiles which will be available for the 2016 Census are: General Community Profile, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile and the Time Series Profile.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile consists of tables containing key Census characteristics of Indigenous persons and households.

Some tables provide comparisons with the non-Indigenous population. The data are based on place of usual residence.

Second release tables for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Education and Migration.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2003.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Time Series Profile, Australia, 2016
The Community Profile Series contains three separate profiles aimed at providing information on key Census characteristics relating to persons, families and dwellings and covering most topics on the Census form.

The profiles which will be available for the 2016 Census are: General Community Profile, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile and the Time Series Profile.

The Time Series Profile compares data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 Censuses where the data classifications are comparable. The Time Series Profile consists of tables containing key Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings. The data are based on place of usual residence.

Second release tables for the Time Series Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Education, Migration, Family and Households, Occupation, Industry and Income.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2006.0
First Issue
Census of Population and Housing: Working Population Profile, 2016
The Community Profiles Working Population Profile (WPP) provides information on key Census characteristics of employed persons. The data are based on where people work. The Working Population Profile (WPP) contains classifications about Labour Force, Occupation and Industry, Income and Method of Travel.

Community Profiles are suitable for intermediate Census data users.

Working Population Profile (WPP) contain data for the following Census geographies: Australia, State and Territory, Statistical Area 2 - Statistical Area 4, Greater Capital City Statistical Area and Local Governement Area.
2061.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: QuickStats, Australia, 2016
QuickStats provides a quick visual summary of Census data about an area or topic. It includes a map of the area selected, as well as the key characteristics of the people living in that area, their families and the dwellings in which they live.

This release will include additional data for labour force and travel to work classifications.

Additional geographies including Significant Urban Areas (SUA), Section of State (SOS), Section of State Ranges (SOSR) and Urban Centres and Localities (UCL) will also be made available and released in October 2017,
2061.0.55.001Census of Population and Housing: Country of Birth QuickStats, Australia, 2016
QuickStats Country of Birth is a summary of Census data for people born in a selected range of countries. It has data for persons, families and dwellings. You can select from the top 53 countries of birth for geographic areas ranging from Australia, States and Territories to Greater Capital City Statistical Areas and Rest of State.

Data for all people born overseas and people born in Australia are also provided for comparison.

QuickStats Country of Birth is not inclusive of all Census topics, instead providing a subset of general and topical information. The data displayed covers a range of social, economic and demographic statistics, including age, language, religion and employment. Tables and narratives present the information in a way that is easily viewed.
2061.0.55.003
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples QuickStats, Australia, 2016
An expansion of the QuickStats product, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples QuickStats reports on people, family and dwelling level information for the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander population, from the 2016 Census.

The October release includes data about education, labour force and occupation.

Data is available at different geographic levels in the 2016 Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
2071.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Reflecting Australia - Stories from the Census, 2016
New analytical stories on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Ageing Population, Education and Work have been added to the suite of products in reflecting Australia. Spreadsheets containing detailed data on these topics are also included.
2079.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Community Profile, DataPack and TableBuilder Templates, Australia, 2016
Releasing new spreadsheet summarising the data topics available in the TableBuilder databases.
2900.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Understanding the Census and Census Data, Australia , 2016
Includes data quality information for 2016 Census second release variables. This includes a brief description of each variable and its non-response rate.
2901.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016
Provides users of Census data with a comprehensive reference document for the Census of Population and Housing. The dictionary contains the details of the classifications used in the 2016 Census along with definitions of Census concepts and terms.
2916.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing - QuickStats, Community Profiles and DataPacks User Guide, Australia, 2016
Update to User Guide pages to support Geopackage format data release.

Tuesday 24 October 2017
No scheduled releases today.

Wednesday 25 October 2017
1352.0.55.149
First Issue
Research Paper: Measuring Precision for Deterministic and Probabilistic Record Linkage (Methodology Advisory Committee), June 2015
It is widely recognised that greater publication, sharing and linking of existing data sources holds considerable potential to increase transparency, improve service delivery, transform policy outcomes and help to drive innovation, productivity and economic growth. Subject to strict safeguards and where there is significant public benefit, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is increasingly making use of record linkage techniques to combine existing sources of data, for the purpose of producing analytical datasets that have enhanced temporal and cross-sectional detail. Frequently this record linkage must be achieved without the benefit of unique or definitive linkage keys, and consequently incorrect links may result. The proportion of links that are correct, or the ‘precision’ of the record linkage, can be difficult to establish when even careful clerical review may fail to resolve whether or not links are correct. Measures of precision are useful for deciding whether to proceed with a record linkage project, for evaluating alternative linking strategies and for establishing quality measures for estimates based on the linked data. This paper proposes an estimator of precision for a linked dataset that has been created by either deterministic (rules-based) or probabilistic record linkage. Both methods are widely used at the ABS. The paper shows that the proposed estimators perform well in simulation, and it is envisaged that the proposed estimator will be part of the ABS’ record inkage tool kit.
6401.0Consumer Price Index, Australia, September 2017
Movements in retail prices of goods and services commonly purchased by metropolitan households. The goods and services are divided into the following groups: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcohol and tobacco; clothing and footwear; housing; furnishings, household equipment and services; health; transport; communication; recreation and culture; education; and insurance and financial services. Indexes for each of these groups and for 'All Groups CPI' are published for each of the state capitals along with Canberra and Darwin, and for the weighted average of the eight capital cities. Details are also shown for about 40 sub-groups and analytical series, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities.