Text mining police narratives to identify types of abuse and victim injuries in family and domestic violence events

In this paper, the authors demonstrate the application of an automated text mining method to identify abuse types and victim injuries in a large corpus of NSW Police Force family and domestic violence (FDV) event narratives recorded between January 2005 and December 2016.
Journal article

Completeness of open access FluNet influenza surveillance data for Pan-America in 2005–2019

The proposed metric outlined in this article could navigate experts in assessing open access data quality and quantity for conducting credible statistical analyses, estimating disease trends, and developing outbreak forecasting systems.
Data portal

Visualising NSW electorates: JobSeeker recipients (Dec 2020)

The NSW Parliamentary Research Service has published this interactive map showing JobSeeker recipient estimates for all 93 NSW electorates.
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.

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.

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...

3417.0 - Understanding migrant outcomes - insights from the Australian Census and Migrants Integrated Dataset, Australia, 2016

The 2016 Australian Census and Migrants Integrated Dataset (ACMID) has been created by linking two rich sources of migrant data together, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2016 Australian Census of Population and Housing and permanent migrant settlement data from the Department of Social Services...

Youth unemployment statistics: a quick guide - May 2018 update

This guide provides a brief overview of youth unemployment, an introduction to the key concepts and terminology used, and lists relevant data sources.

Tasmania's Education Performance Report

Information on the government's priority areas of the early years, literacy and numeracy, student retention, school improvement and equity.

Child Family Community Australia - Facts and Figures

Resources providing trends and statistics that will assist practitioners, managers and service providers in their work and/or provide information and resources for families and family members. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific reports relating to Indigenous families in regional...

Australian Mineral Statistics 2010

This quarterly report provides: - up to date national mineral statistics on production, trade and policy - indexes and graphs of Australian mine production and export prices - a graphical summary of mineral exports.

Australian Farm Survey Results 2009-10 to 2011-12

This report provides a detailed profile of the financial performance of farm businesses in the grains, livestock and dairy industries in the years 2009-10 to 2011-12. These industries include 68 per cent of farm business units in Australia. The report also includes analysis of changes...

About Australia's regions

This booklet provides an accessible introduction to social, economic and environmental statistics for Australia's regions. Information is presented under the following broad themes: population; society; regional economies; housing; transport and communications; education and health; and environmental issues.

Migration, Australia, 2015-16

In 2015-16, net overseas migration (NOM) reflected an annual gain of 182,165 persons, 3.0% (5,300) more than in 2014-15.

Progress in Australian regions: yearbook 2017

This statistical resource measures progress in a region against social, economic, environmental and governance indicators.