About the Australian Bureau of Statistics
The ABS purpose is to inform Australia's important decisions by partnering and innovating to deliver relevant, trusted, objective data, statistics and insights.
The ABS is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.
Transforming for the future
We operate in a dynamic environment. New technology, statistical methods and new opportunities for accessing and integrating data are becoming available, increasing the potential to provide new insights into matters of importance to Australians.
In response to this, we are undergoing a major transformation which is changing how we operate as an organisation, our statistical infrastructure, our people and culture, and the statistical solutions we deliver.