Northern Territory Statistics
Most ABS publications include information at a state and territory level, and can be accessed through the Statistics page. Look for state and territory level data by clicking on the download tab in each publication.
Current NT publications
National Regional Profile: Northern Territory presents a range of key social and economic data. Sourced from a variety of ABS and non-ABS collections. To select other geographic areas, please use the National Regional Profile home page.
Northern Territory at a Glance (cat. no. 1304.7) Summary information about the state, released annually.
Life Tables, Northern Territory (cat. no. 3302.7.55.001) Contains life tables for males and females resident in the Northern Territory, released annually.
Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, Northern Territory (cat. no. 8635.7.55.001) Ongoing quarterly survey of tourist accommodation.
Earlier NT publications
Regional Statistics, Northern Territory (cat. no. 1362.7) Quarterly or annual publication presenting a wide range of statistics in topic-based chapters (1995-2011).
Darwin and Palmerston: A Social Atlas (cat. no. 2030.7) Presents colour maps and brief commentary that highlights social, demographic and housing characteristics of the population in Darwin and Palmerston, plus the Litchfield Shire and Alice Springs. Released 5-yearly, based on Census data (1996-2006).
State Supplementary Surveys
State Supplementary Surveys focus on issues of particular interest for states and territories (1990-2010). Note: not all states and territories run regular supplementary surveys.
Census Data about the Northern Territory
Census Data: Access to all Census data that is available online, with options to select your location and topic of interest.
2011 Census Quick Stats: Northern Territory: A summary of social, economic and demographic statistics for the NT.
Census Community Profile Series: Northern Territory: A series of tables containing key 2011 Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings in the NT.
Selecting Census Data by Location allows for lower level geography to be selected:
2006 Census Data by Location
2001 Census Data by Location
1996 Census Data: Northern Territory (Main Area data)
Older Census Data is available on the Historical Censuses (Pre 1996) page.
Help finding territory, regional and local data in ABS publications
The Locating Regional and Local Data on the ABS website page provides help with finding statistics for areas that are smaller than state or territory, including a list of ABS publications containing regional data.
The Regional @ a Glance page provides more information about regional statistics, including How to find regional data in ABS online products.
Northern Territory in Focus (cat. no. 1306.7) provided an annual overview of the population, economy, and government of the NT, including a chronology of important events (1960-1994, then biannually to 1998).
Year Book Australia (cat. no. 1301.0) portrays the nation's physical geography, history, institutions and social and economic conditions (1908 to 2009-10).
All ABS publications since 1994 are available in full-text on the ABS website. The ABS is digitising a range of older publications on an ongoing basis:
The Historical Census and Colonial Data Archive (HCCDA) Australian Colonial census publications and reports (non-ABS site).
The National Library provides links to Australian family history and genealogy websites, including state and territory libraries which are a good source for copies of older ABS publications and family history information (non-ABS site).
Understanding statistics A range of guides and materials to help you find, understand and use ABS data and information.
Methods and Standards presents information about ABS classifications, concepts, sources, methods and statistical frameworks.
Having trouble finding what you need? Contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service (NIRS) for help.
This page last updated 17 October 2012