1367.0 - State and Territory Statistical Indicators, 2011  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/11/2011   
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29/11/11 Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production (cat. no. 4610.0.55.008)

Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production (GVIAP) refers to the gross value of agricultural commodities that are produced with the assistance of irrigation. This release builds on the time series presented previously and contains data cubes presenting 2009-10 GVIAP estimates for Australia, the States and Territories and the Murray-Darling Basin, as well as Natural Resource Management (NRM) area estimates for 2000-01 to 2009-10.

14/11/11 Analytical Living Costs Indexes for Selected Australian Household Types (cat. no. 6463.0)

This publication presents analytical living cost indexes for selected Australian household types. These price indexes are designed specifically to measure the impact of changes in prices on the out-of-pocket living costs experienced by four household types: Employee households; Age pensioner households; Other government transfer recipient households; Self-funded retiree households.

10/11/11 Life Tables - Australia and States and Territories 2008-10 (cat. no. 3302.0.55.001 to 3302.8.55.001)

This product contains life tables for males and females resident in every State and Territory of Australia, for the reference period. A life table is a statistical model used to represent mortality of a population. In its simplest form, a life table is generated from age-specific death rates and the resulting values are used to measure mortality, survivorship and life expectancy.

04/11/11 National Regional Profile, 2006 to 2010 (cat. no. 1379.0.55.001)

The National Regional Profile (NRP) presents, for all Australia, a range of data for various types of small regions. Data are available for Local Government Areas, Statistical Local Areas and other larger geographies.

The NRP is intended for users interested in the characteristics of regions and in comparing regions across Australia. Data are presented as a five year time series, where available. These data are organised under the broad topics of Economy, Population/People, Industry, and Environment/Energy.

20/10/11 Information Paper: A Future Australian Transport Satellite Account: ABS Views, 2011 (cat. no. 5269.0.55.001)

The purpose of this paper is to outline ABS views on what a future Australian Transport Satellite Account (TrSA) might look like and to seek user feedback on these views. It provides background to ABS research on the topic, explains the concept of a satellite account, and describes the expected benefits resulting from the availability of such an account. A theoretical framework is presented, followed by ABS views on the scope that may be practical to implement in the short to medium term, given data sources, measurement difficulties and resource constraints.

20/10/11 Caring in the Community, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 4436.0)

This publication provides data (from the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers) on carers who provide ongoing informal assistance to older people and/or people with a disability. It includes characteristic data on carers and non-carers, with a particular focus on primary carers and the people they provide assistance to, as well as information on the effects of caring on primary carers.

14/10/11 Information Paper: Upcoming changes to the Australian System of National Accounts, 2010-11 (cat. no. 5204.0.55.007)

This information paper describes changes being introduced to the 2010-11 issue of 'Australian System of National Accounts' (cat. no. 5204.0) to be released on Friday 28th October 2011.

The compilation of the annual National Accounts in 2011 is a full historical revision cycle, where the benchmarks are revised through the time series for the purposes of putting through revisions from source data such as Australian Industry data, incorporation of source data such as such as Household Expenditure Survey 2003-04 and 2009-10, Retail Industry Survey 2005-06 and improvements to compilation. In addition, this paper will describe methodological changes to productivity data and impacts.

06/10/11 Measures of Australia's Progress: Summary Indicators (cat. no. 1370.0.55.001)

Measures of Australia's Progress is designed to help Australians address the question, 'Is life in Australia getting better?'. MAP provides a digestible selection of statistical evidence in answer to this question. Australians can use this evidence to form their own view of how our country is progressing.

The range of key statistical measures that MAP presents demonstrate change. They are grouped under three broad headings: the society, the economy and the environment.

12/09/11 Research Paper: Socio-Economic Indexes For Areas: Getting a Handle on Individual Diversity Within Areas, Sep 2011 (cat. no. 1351.0.55.036)

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) summarise the socio-economic conditions of an area using relevant information from the Census. The SEIFA indexes are widely used measures of relative socio-economic advantage and disadvantage at the Census Collector District level.

Using 2006 Census data, this paper explores individual level diversity within areas by constructing and analysing two person-based socio-economic indexes: one of relative disadvantage and the other of relative advantage and disadvantage.


01/12/11 Discussion Paper: Assessment of Methods for Developing Estimates for Regional Internal Migration (cat. no. 3405.0.55.001)

This paper provides an overview of a new demographic data series to be prepared by ABS, a series of regional internal migration estimates. The paper summarises the method and data sources, and provides an opportunity for stakeholders to comment on the proposed data series.

15/12/11 Household Use of Information Technology, Australia (cat. no. 8146.0)

This release presents estimates on household and personal use of information technology in Australia. The data presented includes: access to internet, location of access, type of internet connection and purpose of using the internet. The data are presented by various demographic and geographic splits.

19/12/11 Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview (cat. no. 4172.0)

Provides a statistical overview of culture in Australia. Contains information on a range of topics including employment in culture, time spent on cultural activities, attendances at cultural venues and events, expenditure on culture, and imports and exports of cultural goods and services. Also provides profiles of the cultural sectors, grouped according to the Australian Culture and Leisure Industry Classification.

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