About TableBuilder


An online tool for creating your own tables, graphs and maps using ABS microdata.
  • display counts or percentages
  • download tables as CSV, Excel and SDMX files
  • view and download data as graphs and thematic maps, including PDF and KMZ
  • create, save and share customised geographic areas and recodes with other registered users

Which data is best for you?

Census TableBuilder Guest
  • free access without registering
  • introductory experience to learn how to access Census data
  • broad demographic data items
  • a range of topic-based datasets including classifications such as age, education, housing, income, transport, religion, ethnicity and occupation
  • create and download tables up to 10,000 cells
  • generate and download graphs and thematic maps

Census TableBuilder Basic
  • free access after registering
  • construct basic data tables
  • access to Census topic-based datasets, with finer level of geography and demography than Guest
  • create, download and save tables up to 40 million cells
  • generate and download thematic maps
  • create your own custom groups

Census TableBuilder Pro
  • subscribed access after registering
  • all Census TableBuilder Basic features plus
  • access to advanced Census variables, so you can create large or complex tables
  • supports a large variety of cross-classified tables with the most detailed geography and demography

TableBuilder - all other datasets
  • subscribed access after registering
  • many topics including health, education, labour force, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, migrants, motor vehicles, crime, disabilities, ageing and carers
  • ABS survey datasets and administrative data collected by other organisations
  • create, download and save tables up to 40 million cells
  • display relative standard errors
  • calculate means, medians, quantiles and ranges for continuous variables
  • create your own custom groups

Need more information?

User guide and tutorials

Census variables
  • 2011 and 2006 TableBuilder data and geography lists data items available in Census TableBuilder Basic and Pro

  • Census geography


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