2902.0 - Census Update (Newsletter), Oct 2002  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/11/2002   
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Access to Second Release 2001 Census Data

On 19 November this year a number of second release 2001 Census data products and services will be made available to the public. In particular the second release components of the BCPs and Indigenous Profiles will be updated on the ABS web site. Access again will be free through the Main ASGC structure down to SLA level for BCPs and down to Indigenous Areas for the Indigenous Profile. Access to other areas will be charged for at a rate of $10 per selected area.

Census Snapshots containing subsets of Community Profile data, including person counts, age and birthplace, are presented in a narrative format for easy access by a wide audience. These will also be updated on the ABS web site on 19 November to include second release data.

Census Basics is a CD-ROM product containing 2001 Census Basic Community Profile data, down to Collection District (CD) level, and digital boundaries in generic formats. Purchasers of first release Census Basics will automatically receive the second release in November 2002.

Second Release Basic Community Profiles

2001 Census second release data includes information on Education, Labour Force, Industry and Occupation
as well as many other data items.

The table below shows the content of the second release Basic Community Profiles (BCPs).

Second Release
B22 Selected Characteristics
B23 Non- School Qualification: Level of Education by Sex
B24 Non- School Qualification: Field of Study by Sex
B25 Age by Labour Force Status (Full-time/ Part-time) by Sex
B26 Industry by Age by Sex
B27 Occupation by Age by Sex
B28 Method of Travel To Work by Sex
B29 Number of Motor Vehicles and Number of Motorbikes/ Motor Scooters
B30 Weekly Family Income by Family Type
B31 Weekly Household Income by Household Type
B32 Household Type by Number of Persons Usually Resident
B33 Selected Averages