Note: 19 August 2009
A new Fact Sheet has been added looking at Postcodes and Census Data
|Measures of Unpaid Work
24/08/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about unpaid work, including voluntary work, domestic work and caring for others.
10/07/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about the ancestry of people living in Australia.
04/06/2007 | This fact sheet provides information about the movement of people from one area to another within Australia.
03/05/2007 | This fact sheet provides information on various counts of the Australian population. This includes counts based on where people usually lived at the time of the Census, counts based on where people were located on Census Night, and Estimated Resident Population. It also provides information on counts of the working population and families and households.
|Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
03/05/2007 | This fact sheet provides information on the Census counts based on where people usually lived at the time of the Census. It also provides information on the internal migration patterns at the state/territory and regional levels.
|Postcodes and Census Data
19/08/09 | This fact sheet outlines why Census Collection Districts (CDs) are, for various reasons, not compatible with Australia Post postcodes. The paper also discusses the development and application of the Census Geographic Area classification known as Postal Areas, which approximate the area of Australia Post Postcodes.
|Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP)
16/04/2007 | This is a new variable for education. This fact sheet provides information on the highest educational achievement a person has attained, encompassing both school and non-school education.
21/01/2009 | Revised edition.
|Summary of Changes to Census Variables 2001 to 2006
16/04/2007 | This fact sheet outlines changes that have been made to variables since the 2001 Census. It includes details of new variables for the 2006 Census and those variables which are no longer included.
|Mnemonics in Alphabetical Order
10/04/2007 | This fact sheet provides a ready reference of all mnemonics available from the 2006 Census, along with the name of the variable.
|Census Topic Index
10/04/2007 | This fact sheet provides a ready reference to identify the variables available for a particular topic. For each topic listed, the names and mnemonics for all the relevant variables are shown.
|Confidentiality of Census Data
02/04/2007 | This fact sheet covers the following issues: security arrangements, retention of name-identified information and confidentiality of tabular data.