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Second Results from 2006 Census Available Free On-line from October 25 (Media Alert)
 
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October 11, 2007

Media Alert
106/2007

Attention: News Editors and Chiefs-of-Staff

SECOND RESULTS FROM 2006 CENSUS AVAILABLE FREE ON-LINE FROM OCTOBER 25

The second release of data on-line from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing will be available free of charge from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website in two weeks time on October 25.

Results will be available on <www.abs.gov.au> from 11.30 am onwards on the day.

The 2006 Census second release data includes information on the following:

Work
  • Employment and unemployment
  • Hours worked
  • Occupations and industries
  • Journeys to work
Education
  • Highest educational qualification
  • Field of study

Internal Migration
  • Address 1 and 5 years ago

As well as new Census data, the second release will include 2007 Commonwealth electoral boundaries as a selectable area for on-line tables.

The 2006 Census was held on 8 August last year; the first release of data was in June 2007.


Media note:
Journalists are encouraged to discuss their data needs with our Information Consultancy area to ensure that specific requests can be turned around quickly - call the ABS on 1300 135 070

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