The ABS has released Spotlight 2.0, a new version of the award winning Census Spotlight application, using the latest Census data available.

Spotlight 2.0 takes data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing and turns it into a simple interactive movie, to show just a few of the interesting things that the Census can tell about Australia's people and population. The application allows people to dynamically interpret Census data, in a way that relates specifically to them – when they were born, where they live, who they are. Once a player has explored Spotlight 2.0, they can create an infographic - a personalised snapshot of the individuals numbers that can be shared via social media.

The app creates an online experience for the Australian public that brings Census data to life making it interesting, fun and interactive. The original Spotlight app proved to be a great success, receiving over 15 national and international awards.
Check out Spotlight 2.0 at http://spotlight.abs.gov.au/