Australian Bureau of Statistics


The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia's national statistical agency. The ABS provides key statistics on a wide range of economic, environmental and social issues. The ABS also plays an important leadership and coordination role in relation to the statistical activities of other official bodies, both within Australia and internationally.


The ABS strictly maintains the secrecy of all information provided under the Census and Statistics Act 1905. The answers provided will be treated confidentially and no information will be released in a way that would enable a person, household or business to be identified.

Survey Participant Information

The ABS is grateful for the cooperation of businesses and households participating in ABS collections and for completing survey forms promptly. We look forward to your continued support. Information about our survey collections, including commonly asked questions, can be found on the ABS website via the Survey Participant Information link above.

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