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 Victorian publications
National Regional Profile: Victoria 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.
Workforce Participation and Workforce Flexibility, Victoria, Dec 2010 (cat. no. 6210.2) Information from Victorian households about labour force participation, barriers to employment, work preferences, and the use of flexible working arrangements.
Household Water, Energy Use and Conservation, Victoria, Oct 2009 (cat. no. 4602.2) A snapshot of Victorian households' behaviour and choices in response to climate change and water and energy use.
Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, Victoria (cat. no. 8635.2.55.001) Ongoing quarterly survey of tourist accommodation.
Earlier Victorian publications
State and Regional Indicators, Victoria (cat. no. 1367.2) Quarterly publication of recently released economic, social and environmental data plus topical feature articles (2001-2010).
Melbourne: A Social Atlas (cat. no. 2030.2) Presents colour maps and brief commentary that highlights social, demographic and housing characteristics of the population in Melbourne and Geelong. Release 5-yearly, based on Census data (1996-2006).
Victoria at a Glance (cat. no. 1305.2) Condensed information about the state, released annually (1994-2001).
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 Victoria
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: Victoria: A summary of social, economic and demographic statistics for Victoria.
Census Community Profile Series: Victoria: A series of tables containing key 2011 Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings in Victoria.
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: Victoria (Main Area data)
Older Census Data is available on the Historical Censuses (Pre 1996) page.
Help finding state, 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.
Victorian Year Book (cat. no. 1301.2) portrays the state's physical geography, history, institutions and social and economic conditions (1903 to 2002).
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