4710.0 - Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Australia, 2006  
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APPENDIX 3 SURVEY OUTPUT AND DISSEMINATION


INTRODUCTION

1 This Appendix describes the additional outputs to be made available by ABS from the 2006 Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) and lists a wide range of related ABS publications. Further information from the 2006 CHINS, including special requests, is expected to be made available from the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs after 31 May 2007.


2 Full text and tabular information from this summary publication, as well as additional detailed tables, will be available from the ABS web site <www.abs.gov.au>.



ADDITIONAL ABS RELEASES FROM 2006 CHINS

3 A publication, Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey, Australia, 2006: Data Dictionary (cat. no. 4710.0.55.001), which will contain a complete listing of the data items collected in the 2006 CHINS, definitional material, and a listing of the questions, will be released by the ABS. The planned release date for this publication is 31 May 2007.



RELATED ABS PUBLICATIONS

4 Current publications and other products released by the ABS are available from the ABS web site <www.abs.gov.au>. Please note, some older publications may not be available from the ABS web site but are available through ABS libraries.


5 Current publications and other products released by the ABS are listed in the Catalogue of Publications and Products (cat. no. 1101.0). The Catalogue is available from any ABS office or the ABS web site. The ABS also issues a daily Release Advice on the web site which details products to be released in the week ahead.


6 Other ABS publications which may be of interest are outlined below:
Australian Housing Survey: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Results, 1999
(cat. no. 4712.0)
The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2005
(cat. no. 4704.0)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey, 2004-05
(cat. no. 4715.0)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002
(cat. no. 4714.0)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey: Detailed Findings, 1994
(cat. no. 4190.0)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey: each State and Northern Territory, 1994
(cat. no. 4190.1 - 4190.7)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey: Regional Statistics, each ATSIC region, 1994
(cat. no. 4196.0.00.001 - 4196.0.00.036)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey: Housing Characteristics and Condition, 1994
(cat. no. 4187.0)
Census of Population and Housing: Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2001
(cat. no. 4713.0)
Census of Population and Housing: Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, each State and Territory, 2001
(cat. no. 4713.1.55.001 - 4713.8.55.001)
Indigenous Profiles, 2001
(cat. no. 2002.0)
Experimental Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 30 June 1991 to 30 June 2009
(cat. no. 3238.0)
Population Distribution, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2001
(cat. no. 4705.0)
Occasional Paper: Population issues, Indigenous Australians, 1996
(cat. no. 4708.0)
Demography Working Paper 2004/3 - Calculating Experimental Life Tables for Use in Population Estimates and Projections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 1991 to 2001
(cat. no. 3106.0.55.003).



7 Note: The above list represents the latest edition at the time of printing this publication. For information on earlier releases of these publications, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.


8 The following publications from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing are planned for release during 2007 and 2008:


9 Distribution, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians (cat. no. 4705.0) will contain 2006 Census counts of the Indigenous Australian population for small areas and regions, and at the state, territory and Australia level. A table of the 'Estimated Resident Indigenous Population by State and Territory' will also be included. Data from the 2001 Census will be included for comparison. Indicative release date: Late 2007.

Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
(cat. no. 4713.0) will contain national data on Indigenous people on a variety of topics including: population growth and distribution; families and housing; education; employment; income and language. Selected national data from previous Censuses will be included for comparison as well as some state and territory level data. Equivalent tables from the national publication for each state and territory will also be available on the ABS web site. Indicative release date: Early 2008.

Census Profiles and Maps, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
(cat. no. 4706.0.30.001) will contain Indigenous Census profiles for Australia, states and territories, Indigenous Regions and Indigenous Areas as defined in the Australian Indigenous Geographic Classification (AIGC). The product is designed to provide access to 2006 Census data on Indigenous Australians to people without suitable Internet access. Indicative release date: Mid 2008.

Indigenous Profiles, 2006
(cat. no. 2002.0) will consist of 34 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. The Indigenous Profiles will be released in two phases. First release tables are those tables containing classifications which are easy to process and are available on the first release day. Second release tables contain classifications which require more complex processing and will be available on the second release day. First Release Tables - indicative release date: August 2007. Second Release Tables - indicative release date: October 2007.



RELATED ARTICLES

10 Articles on Indigenous housing have been published in Australian Social Trends (cat. no. 4102.0) in the following issues:

  • 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing in non-remote areas', 2001, pp. 186-189.
  • 'Housing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities', 2000, pp. 175-178.
  • 'Housing conditions of Indigenous people', 1996, pp. 142-145.

11 For information on the content and methodology of the 1992 Housing and Community Infrastructure Needs Survey (HCINS) and the 1999 and 2001 Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS), refer to Appendix 1: Comparability between the 1992 Housing and Community Infrastructure Needs Survey (HCINS) and the Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) on pp. 81-83 in the 2001 issue of Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Australia (cat. no. 4710.0).