Looking for Data for Your Local Government Area?
Click to View all questions and answers
Note: To view the above interactive image you may need to install a Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Viewer. This is free to download from the Adobe website. For more information see How to view maps and interactive animated media.
Click on the text in the speech bubble to go to the data relevant to the questions in the image above.
There are many sources of Local Government Area data available free of charge from the ABS website. An easy way to find selected key statistics for your Local Government Area is through the Data by Region navigator. Data by Region sources data from the National Regional Profile which brings together a range of economic and social data for regions, including Local Government Area covering a five year time period. Alternatively, if you are interested in detailed topic specific data for your area you will find these in subject specific statistical releases.
To find data for your local government area, try looking at the Finding data for Local Government Areas page in the Local Government portal on the ABS website. This page takes you through key sources of local government area data and provides tips and instructions on how to access these.
This page last updated 3 July 2014