Data portal

Visualising NSW electorates: building approvals

Using building approvals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the NSW Parliamentary Research Service has produced estimates of building approvals across all 93 NSW electorates. These estimates were derived using population-weighted correspondences. The map shows percentage change in the number or value of building...

Planning for the 2021 Census

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is effectively preparing for the 2021 Census.

Understanding the structure and composition of co-offending networks in Australia

This report presents the findings of a study into co-offending using arrest data from Melbourne, Australia. The study sought to extend previous work on co-offending by analysing the range of crime types committed by individuals and co-offenders across co-offending networks.

State statistical bulletin 2018

The purpose of this paper is to present a range of economic and other statistical indicators for the states and territories of Australia. To facilitate comparisons, indicators are presented in relative terms such as growth rates, percentages, or proportions of gross state product, so comparisons...

Family violence: Issues for local government

This report, most recently updated in 2018, summarises and analyses publicly available social statistics data to present issues for local governments in Victoria.
Journal article

Benchmarks for environmental impact of housing in Europe: Definition of archetypes and LCA of the residential building stock

This study describes the results of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010. The aim is to quantify the average environmental impacts related to housing in Europe and to define reference values (baseline scenario)...

3419.0 - Insights from the Australian Census and Temporary Entrants Integrated Dataset, 2016

The 2016 Australian Census and Temporary Entrants Integrated Dataset (ACTEID) has been created by linking two rich sources of migrant data together, the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Australian Census of Population and Housing and temporary visa holders data from the Department of Home Affairs...

Pacific peoples in New Zealand: understanding who we are

An infographic overview of Pacific peoples’ share of the New Zealand population including statistics on population, age, location, ethnicity, population growth, religion, language, unemployment, personal annual income, children living in poor households, life expectancy, obesity, household crowding, smoking, completion of qualifications and early childhood education.
Discussion paper

The digital economy, new products and consumer welfare

Benefits of the digital economy are evident in everyday life, but there are significant concerns that these benefits may not be appropriately reflected in official statistics. The measurement of the net benefits of new and disappearing products depends on what type of price index the...

Creative economy employment in the EU and the UK: a comparative analysis

Analysts and policymakers have long complained of the dearth of internationally comparable statistics on the creative industries because it has made it impossible to benchmark the performance of different countries. In January 2014, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) adopted the Dynamic Mapping...