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Monday 23 October 2017
2001.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: General Community Profile, Australia, 2016
The General Community Profile is new for the 2016 Census. It replaces the Basic and Expanded Community Profiles and has been created by merging elements of both these profiles. It contains key Census characteristics on persons, families and dwellings.

Second release tables for the General Community Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Place of Usual Residence, Education, Occupation and Industry, Income and Method of Travel.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2002.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile, Australia, 2016
The Community Profile Series contains three separate profiles aimed at providing information on key Census characteristics relating to persons, families and dwellings and covering most topics on the Census form.

The profiles which will be available for the 2016 Census are: General Community Profile, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile and the Time Series Profile.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile consists of tables containing key Census characteristics of Indigenous persons and households.

Some tables provide comparisons with the non-Indigenous population. The data are based on place of usual residence.

Second release tables for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Education and Migration.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2003.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Time Series Profile, Australia, 2016
The Community Profile Series contains three separate profiles aimed at providing information on key Census characteristics relating to persons, families and dwellings and covering most topics on the Census form.

The profiles which will be available for the 2016 Census are: General Community Profile, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Profile and the Time Series Profile.

The Time Series Profile compares data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 Censuses where the data classifications are comparable. The Time Series Profile consists of tables containing key Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings. The data are based on place of usual residence.

Second release tables for the Time Series Profile contain classifications about Labour Force, Education, Migration, Family and Households, Occupation, Industry and Income.

This is an extension of the classifications released in June 2017.
2006.0
First Issue
Census of Population and Housing: Working Population Profile, 2016
The Community Profiles Working Population Profile (WPP) provides information on key Census characteristics of employed persons. The data are based on where people work. The Working Population Profile (WPP) contains classifications about Labour Force, Occupation and Industry, Income and Method of Travel.

Community Profiles are suitable for intermediate Census data users.

Working Population Profile (WPP) contain data for the following Census geographies: Australia, State and Territory, Statistical Area 2 - Statistical Area 4, Greater Capital City Statistical Area and Local Governement Area.
2061.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: QuickStats, Australia, 2016
QuickStats provides a quick visual summary of Census data about an area or topic. It includes a map of the area selected, as well as the key characteristics of the people living in that area, their families and the dwellings in which they live.

This release will include additional data for labour force and travel to work classifications.

Additional geographies including Significant Urban Areas (SUA), Section of State (SOS), Section of State Ranges (SOSR) and Urban Centres and Localities (UCL) will also be made available and released in October 2017,
2061.0.55.001Census of Population and Housing: Country of Birth QuickStats, Australia, 2016
QuickStats Country of Birth is a summary of Census data for people born in a selected range of countries. It has data for persons, families and dwellings. You can select from the top 53 countries of birth for geographic areas ranging from Australia, States and Territories to Greater Capital City Statistical Areas and Rest of State.

Data for all people born overseas and people born in Australia are also provided for comparison.
NotesQuickStats Country of Birth is not inclusive of all Census topics, instead providing a subset of general and topical information. The data displayed covers a range of social, economic and demographic statistics, including age, language, religion and employment. Tables and narratives present the information in a way that is easily viewed.

Country of Birth is a summary of Census data for people born in a selected range of countries. It has data for persons, families and dwellings. You can select from the top 15 countries of birth for geographic areas ranging from Australia, States and Territories to Greater Capital City Statistical Areas and Rest of State. A total of 53 countries will eventually be available.
2061.0.55.003
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples QuickStats, Australia, 2016
An expansion of the QuickStats product, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples QuickStats reports on people, family and dwelling level information for the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander population, from the 2016 Census.

The October release includes data about education, labour force and occupation.

Data is available at different geographic levels in the 2016 Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
2071.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Reflecting Australia - Stories from the Census, 2016
New analytical stories on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Ageing Population, Education and Work have been added to the suite of products in reflecting Australia. Spreadsheets containing detailed data on these topics are also included.
2079.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Community Profile, DataPack and TableBuilder Templates, Australia, 2016
Releasing new spreadsheet summarising the data topics available in the TableBuilder databases. Additional data including employment, population mobility and education items will be available from 10 November 2017.
2900.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Understanding the Census and Census Data, Australia , 2016
Includes data quality information for 2016 Census second release variables. This includes a brief description of each variable and its non-response rate.
2901.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016
Provides users of Census data with a comprehensive reference document for the Census of Population and Housing. The dictionary contains the details of the classifications used in the 2016 Census along with definitions of Census concepts and terms.
2916.0
Additional Information
Census of Population and Housing - QuickStats, Community Profiles and DataPacks User Guide, Australia, 2016
Update to User Guide pages to support Geopackage format data release.

Tuesday 24 October 2017
1006.0Australian Bureau of Statistics - Forward Work Program , 2017-18
The ABS Forward Work Program (FWP) is produced annually and is one of the suite of ABS corporate publications. The FWP is based on the ABS strategic priorities for 2017-18 and provides changes to the work program.

Wednesday 25 October 2017
1352.0.55.149
First Issue
Research Paper: Measuring Precision for Deterministic and Probabilistic Record Linkage (Methodology Advisory Committee), June 2015
It is widely recognised that greater publication, sharing and linking of existing data sources holds considerable potential to increase transparency, improve service delivery, transform policy outcomes and help to drive innovation, productivity and economic growth. Subject to strict safeguards and where there is significant public benefit, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is increasingly making use of record linkage techniques to combine existing sources of data, for the purpose of producing analytical datasets that have enhanced temporal and cross-sectional detail. Frequently this record linkage must be achieved without the benefit of unique or definitive linkage keys, and consequently incorrect links may result. The proportion of links that are correct, or the ‘precision’ of the record linkage, can be difficult to establish when even careful clerical review may fail to resolve whether or not links are correct. Measures of precision are useful for deciding whether to proceed with a record linkage project, for evaluating alternative linking strategies and for establishing quality measures for estimates based on the linked data. This paper proposes an estimator of precision for a linked dataset that has been created by either deterministic (rules-based) or probabilistic record linkage. Both methods are widely used at the ABS. The paper shows that the proposed estimators perform well in simulation, and it is envisaged that the proposed estimator will be part of the ABS’ record inkage tool kit.
3303.0
Replacement Content
Causes of Death, Australia, 2016
Updates to text, footnotes and a correction to an age-specific proportion of suicide deaths figure have been made in the Intentional self-harm: key characteristics article.
6401.0Consumer Price Index, Australia, September 2017
Movements in retail prices of goods and services commonly purchased by metropolitan households. The goods and services are divided into the following groups: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcohol and tobacco; clothing and footwear; housing; furnishings, household equipment and services; health; transport; communication; recreation and culture; education; and insurance and financial services. Indexes for each of these groups and for 'All Groups CPI' are published for each of the state capitals along with Canberra and Darwin, and for the weighted average of the eight capital cities. Details are also shown for about 40 sub-groups and analytical series, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities.
6540.0Microdata: Household Expenditure, Income and Housing, 2015-16
This publication describes the microdata products for the Survey of Income and Housing (cat. no. 6523.0) and the Household Expenditure Survey (cat. no. 6530.0) for 2015-16. The first release of microdata includes the Basic CURF accessible by MicrodataDownload.

Thursday 26 October 2017
6291.0.55.001Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, September 2017
A range of Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables, and SuperTABLE datacubes. SuperTABLE data cubes will be discontinued after the July 2017 release. The monthly spreadsheets contain broad level data covering all the major items of the Labour Force Survey in time series format, including seasonally adjusted and trend estimates. The monthly datacubes and pivot tables contain more detailed and cross classified original data than the spreadsheets.
6457.0International Trade Price Indexes, Australia, September 2017
Contains indexes measuring changes in the prices of imports of merchandise that are landed in Australia each quarter (the Import Price Index) and exports of merchandise that are shipped from Australia each quarter (the Export Price Index).
8158.0.55.003
First Issue
Research Paper: Experimental Estimates of a Multi-Year Innovation Rate, Australia, 2017
This research paper explores key differences in survey scope and methodology between Australia’s Business Characteristics Survey (BCS) and Europe’s Community Innovation Survey (CIS) to enhance understanding of how Australian innovation rates compare internationally. One of the key differences that currently obfuscates the direct comparison of results of the two surveys is the difference in reference period length (the BCS uses a single, financial year reference period, whereas the CIS uses a three year period). The paper describes an experimental methodology developed by the ABS that uses innovation data collected by the ABS via the BCS for a single reference year, to produce an estimate of the proportion of Australian businesses that were innovation-active over a three year reference period. This is referred to as a Multi-Year Innovation Rate (MYIR) and experimental estimates using this methodology are presented. This research adds to the body of knowledge related to innovation survey methodologies and their impacts on estimates of business innovation.

Friday 27 October 2017
5204.0Australian System of National Accounts, 2016-17
Detailed presentation of annual national accounts data. Includes: main aggregates and productivity measures; sectoral accounts for households, financial and non-financial corporations, general government and the rest of the world; estimates of product, operating surplus, compensation of employees and other aggregates dissected by industry; tables of capital formation and capital stock; national balance sheets; flow of funds tables. Includes both current price and chain volume measures.
6427.0Producer Price Indexes, Australia, September 2017
Contains a range of producer price indexes. Firstly, economy-wide indexes are presented within a Stage of Production (SOP) framework, followed by a set of stand-alone measures relating to specific industries within the Australian economy (selected mining, manufacturing, construction and services industries).

Monday 30 October 2017
1270.0.55.003
Additional Information
Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2017
Additional information is being added to this publication. This will include new data cubes containing updated digital boundaries for the latest Commonwealth and State Electoral Divisions. It will also include some Census Tablebuilder Recodes.
4450.0
Additional Information
Supplementary Disability Survey, 2016
A new datacube is being added to the Downloads tab. This datacube presents the figures related to publication 4450.0.55.001 - Research Paper: Analysis of the 2016 Supplementary Disability Survey which can be accessed through the Related Information tab.