1392.0 - Statistical News SA, Dec 2010  
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Economic, Environmental and Social releases

The ABS releases a large volume of publications and only a select few are highlighted here. To see all publications released in the last three months click on the following links.

November 2010 releases

October 2010 releases

September 2010 releases

Economic Releases

Australian National Accounts: State Accounts, 2009-10 (cat. no. 5220.0)

Released 19 November 2010

This publication contains state and territory estimates of gross domestic product (referred to as gross state product (GSP)) and its components, in current price and chain volume terms, for the years 2001-02 to 2009-10.

Wage and Salary Earner Statistics for Small Areas, Time Series, 2003-04 to 2007-08 (cat. no. 5673.0.55.003)

Released 6 October 2010

This release contains various cross-tabulations of the characteristics of wage and salary earners such as age, sex, occupation and wage and salary income for the years 2003-04 to 2007-08. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Local Areas and other larger geographies.

Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits, Jun 2007 to Jun 2009 (cat. no. 8165.0)

Released 21 October 2010

Presents business counts, including data measuring levels and rates of business entries to and exits from the Australian economy, and business survival. Detailed counts are presented by industry, main state and territory, type of legal organisation, institutional sector, employment size ranges and annual turnover size ranges.

Environmental Releases

Environmental Issues: Water use and Conservation, Mar 2010 (cat. no. 4602.0.55.003)

Released 19 November 2010

Presents information about water usage and water conservation practices of Australian households. It covers a range of topics including household water sources, water usage, and water saving practices inside and outside the dwelling.

Towards an integrated environmental-economic account for Australia (cat. no. 4655.0.55.001)

Released 25 November 2010

This publication describes the concept of environmental-economic accounting as a means of linking the environment and economy, and proposes a new set of work by the ABS to inform these linkages.

Social Releases

Births, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3301.0)

Released 3 November 2010

Contains statistics on live births and fertility for Australia, states and territories and sub-state regions, based on calendar year of registration data. Information on characteristics of the child include place of usual residence, sex, Indigenous status, and age, marital status and country of birth of parents.

Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0)

Released 10 November 2010

Presents statistics on deaths and mortality for Australia, states and territories, and sub-state regions. Information on characteristics of the deceased include place of usual residence, age at death, sex, Indigenous status and country of birth. Information is also provided on infant deaths, life expectancy and death rates.

Children's Participation in Sport and Leisure Time Activities, 2000 to 2009 (cat. no. 4901.0.55.001)

Released 12 November 2010

This feature article uses data from the 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2009 surveys of Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities to look at the changes to children's participation in sport and other recreational activities over time.

Education and Work, Australia, May 2010 (cat. no. 6227.0)

Released 24 November 2010

Presents information about the educational experience and associated characteristics of persons aged 15 to 64 years and 65 to 74 years who are in or marginally attached to the labour force. Includes data on participation in education, highest educational attainment, transition from education to work and current labour force and demographic characteristics.

Involvement in Organised Sport and Physical Activity, Australia, April 2010 (cat. no. 6285.0)

Released 26 November 2010

This publication contains data on the number and characteristics of people involved in organised sport and physical activity, by type of involvement, and whether payment is received.