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2914.0 - 2006 Census of Population and Housing - Fact Sheets, 2006  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/04/2007   
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Note: 19 August 2009
A new Fact Sheet has been added looking at Postcodes and Census Data

Image: AustraliaNon Response Rates
14/12/2007 | This link takes you to a series of fact sheets showing the non-response rates for relevant census variables for Australia, the states and territories. Non-response rates are shown for 2006 Usual residence and Place of enumeration, and for 2006 and 2001 Place of Enumeration

Image: Place of Work (POWP)Place of Work (POWP)
12/11/2007 | This fact sheet includes information about where people work. It was removed from the ABS website in May 2007 and has since been revised. This is the revised edition.

Image: Changes to Geographic Areas between CensusesChanges to Geographic Areas between Censuses
12/11/2007 | This fact sheet includes information about changes to Census Collection Districts and other Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) areas. It also includes information about the 2006 Census CD Comparability Listing.

Image: 2006 Special Purpose Census Collection Districts2006 Special Purpose Census Collection Districts
12/11/2007 | This fact sheet includes information about Special Purpose Census Collection Districts (formerly known as Miscellaneous Collection Districts).

Image: The 2006 Australian Standard Geographical Classification and Census Specific Geographic Areas - Diagram of StructuresThe 2006 Australian Standard Geographical Classification and Census Specific Geographic Areas - Diagram of Structures
22/10/2007 | This fact sheet includes a diagram illustrating the structures of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification and Census Specific Geographic Areas for the 2006 Census.

Image: Counts for Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) and Census Specific Geographical AreasCounts for Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) and Census Specific Geographic Areas (Reissue)
24/08/2007 | This fact sheet provides counts for different spatial units by state and territory and Australia for ASGC, Census Specific Geographic Areas and Special Purpose Collection Districts.

Image: Measures of Unpaid WorkMeasures of Unpaid Work
24/08/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about unpaid work, including voluntary work, domestic work and caring for others.

Image: AncestryAncestry
10/07/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about the ancestry of people living in Australia.

image: Internal MigrationInternal Migration
04/06/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about the movement of people from one area to another within Australia.

image: Geocentric Datum of Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics BoundariesGeocentric Datum of Australia and Australian Bureau of Statistics Boundaries
04/06/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about the Geocentric Datum of Australia and ABS boundaries.

Image: Population MeasuresPopulation Measures
03/05/2007 | This fact sheet provides information on various counts of the Australian population. This includes counts based on where people usually lived at the time of the Census, counts based on where people were located on Census Night, and Estimated Resident Population. It also provides information on counts of the working population and families and households.

Image: Place of Usual Residence (PURP)Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
03/05/2007 | This fact sheet provides information on the Census counts based on where people usually lived at the time of the Census. It also provides information on the internal migration patterns at the state/territory and regional levels.

Image: Census Topic Index
Postcodes and Census Data
19/08/09 | This fact sheet outlines why Census Collection Districts (CDs) are, for various reasons, not compatible with Australia Post postcodes. The paper also discusses the development and application of the Census Geographic Area classification known as Postal Areas, which approximate the area of Australia Post Postcodes.

image: Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP)Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP)
16/04/2007 | This is a new variable for education. This fact sheet provides information on the highest educational achievement a person has attained, encompassing both school and non-school education.
21/01/2009 | Revised edition.

Image: Summary of Changes to Census Variables 2001 to 2006Summary of Changes to Census Variables 2001 to 2006
16/04/2007 | This fact sheet outlines changes that have been made to variables since the 2001 Census. It includes details of new variables for the 2006 Census and those variables which are no longer included.

Image: Mnemonics in Alphabetical OrderMnemonics in Alphabetical Order
10/04/2007 | This fact sheet provides a ready reference of all mnemonics available from the 2006 Census, along with the name of the variable.

Image: Census Topic IndexCensus Topic Index
10/04/2007 | This fact sheet provides a ready reference to identify the variables available for a particular topic. For each topic listed, the names and mnemonics for all the relevant variables are shown.

Image: Confidentiality of Census DataConfidentiality of Census Data
02/04/2007 | This fact sheet covers the following issues: security arrangements, retention of name-identified information and confidentiality of tabular data.




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