4914.0.55.001 - Newsletter: Age Matters, Feb 2005  
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Job Search Experience, Australia, July 2004 - (cat. no. 6222.0) This publication presents information about unemployed persons' experiences in seeking work, in terms of the steps they have taken to find work and the difficulties they have encountered in finding work. Also presented is information about employed persons who started their current job in the previous 12 months. For this group, data on the steps taken to attain work and their current job details are provided. he statistics in this publication are compiled from data collected in the Job Search Experience Survey, conducted throughout Australia in July 2004 as a supplement to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS).

Causes of Death, Australia, 2003 - (cat. no. 3303.0) This publication, released on 24 February 2005, brings together statistics and indicators for deaths, including perinatal deaths registered in Australia. These statistics have been compiled from data made available to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in each state or territory.

Divorces, Australia, 2003 - (cat. no. 3307.0.55.001) This electronic product, Divorces, Australia (cat. no. 3307.0.55.001) provides information on divorces granted in Australia. Key indicators of national and state divorces are included in the analytical commentary below. Detailed divorce tables are available for purchase in a data cube. The data cube can be accessed by scrolling to the bottom of this page and following the data cube link for 2003. A glossary of terms and explanatory notes about divorce statistics can be accessed using the web-links provided on this page.

Demography, Australia, 2003 - (cat. no. 3311.0.55.001)This electronic product provides a demographic overview of Australia for 2003. It contains summary tables and commentary on trends in the components of population change including births, deaths and migration. This product also includes marriages, divorces and the estimated resident population. Various demographic rates and comparisons between the states and territories of Australia are presented. Population and migration data are for the year ended 30 June 2003, while births, deaths, marriages and divorces data are for the year ended 31 December 2003. More recent data are released quarterly in Australian Demographic Statistics (cat.no. 3101.0).

Internet Activity, Australia, September 2004 - (cat. no. 8153.0)The Internet Activity Survey (IAS) is a census which collects details on aspects of Internet access services provided by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Australia. This publication contains results from all identified ISPs operating in Australia as at 30 September 2004.

Work in Selected Culture and Leisure Activities , Australia, April 2004 - (cat. no. 6281.0) This publication presents results from the Survey of Work in Selected Culture and Leisure Activities, conducted in April 2004. It presents information on the number and basic demographic characteristics of persons involved in paid or unpaid work in selected culture and leisure activities over a 12 month period. The 2004 Survey of Work in Selected Culture and Leisure Activities was conducted throughout Australia as part of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Monthly Population Survey (MPS). The survey was previously conducted in 1993, 1997 and 2001. Data from those years are included in some tables for comparative purposes.

The survey collected information on the types of activities undertaken, the time spent on activities, whether any payment was received, the amount of payment received, and whether those activities were part of the person's main job. Information is not available on length of paid employment as part of the person's main job. The survey also asked about whether any training in arts or cultural fields was received.