3106.0 - Demography News, Sep 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/09/2001   
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If you are after demography data in a manipulative electronic form (eg spreadsheet or data cube) then AusStats could be your answer. AusStats is a web based information service providing you with the ABS' full standard product range (both free and charged material) on-line.

Demographic statistics currently available on AusStats via data cubes and time series spreadsheets include:

  • Population estimates from 1788 as part of Australian Historical Population Statistics.
  • The latest population estimates for Statistical Local Areas.
  • Population projections for States/Territories to 2051.
  • Population projections for Statistical Local Areas and postal areas throughout Australia
  • Household and family projections for Statistical Local Areas throughout Australia.
  • The latest death (including cause of death) data by State/Territory.
  • Expectation of life at single ages (0-100), 1881 onwards as part of Australian Historical Population Statistics.
  • Selected interstate (from 1981) and overseas (from 1991) migration, household estimates (from 1986), components of population change (from 1984).

If you consider that other specific data should be available in a manipulative electronic form, please advise gillian.smeith@abs.gov.au .