This course aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of statistical time series, including an understanding of trends, cycles, seasonal variation and irregular movements that may be present in the data.
Structure of Sessions
Who should attend
The workshop is ideal for those who need to analyse and interpret published seasonally adjusted and trend estimates.
On completion you'll be able to:
Describe the components of a time series
Understand the problems and issues which may arise during seasonal adjustment
Interpret time series estimates in an appropriate way
What is a time series?
Time series components
Outliers, trend breaks, seasonal breaks
Interpreting time series estimates
$460 (inc GST) per person, from 1 July 2013, $480 (inc GST) per person
When is this course run?
For scheduled training courses see the ABS Training Calendar. We can also run the course in your organisation if you have sufficient numbers.
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