4602.0.30.001 - Microdata: Community Engagement with Nature Conservation, Australia, 2011-12  
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This guide provides information about the release of microdata from the 2011–12 Community Engagement with Nature Conservation Survey (CENC) for tabulation using the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Table Builder (TB).

Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions. They are released with the approval of the Australian Statistician.

This guide should be used as a reference document when accessing the microdata as it explains the data content, technical details and the conditions of use.


Microdata for the CENC Survey are available through the TableBuilder product - an online tool for creating tables and graphs that can be accessed from the ABS website.

Further information about TB and about microdata in general including how to apply is available from the Microdata Entry Page on the ABS website.

This TB product is the only microdata release for the 2011–12 CENC Survey. For summary information on the survey, please see Community Engagement with Nature Conservation, Australia, 2011–12 (cat. no. 4602.0.00.002).


Data obtained in the survey but not contained on the TB may be available from the ABS on request, as statistics in tabulated form, on a fee-for-service basis.

Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas selected to meet individual requirements. These are available on request, on a fee for service basis. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or client.services@abs.gov.au for further information.