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  • Australian Industry publication consultation

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is consulting with users of the Australian Industry publication to understand how the outputs are used. Australian Industry is released annually, within 11 months of the end of the financial year reference period. Australian Industry contains annual estimates of key economic and financial performance of industries in Australia, including income, expenses, profit and capital expenditure. More
    Closed 31 May 2024
  • Australian Industry publication changes

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is consulting with users of the Australian Industry publication to receive feedback on proposed changes: removal of items and/or industry detail in Mining industry tables removal of the Industry value added tables removal of, or changes to the Industry value added data item. We are reviewing the Australian Industry publication content to ensure we can continue to provide high quality data that... More
    Opened 31 May 2024
  • ASGS Edition 4 Consultation

    This questionnaire asks for your feedback on the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). The ASGS is a classification of Australia into a hierarchy of statistical areas developed for the release and analysis of statistics and other data. The ASGS is updated every 5 years to account for growth and change in Australia's population, economy, and infrastructure. The most recent publication of the ASGS is Edition 3 which was created to facilitate the release of the 2021 Census. ... More
    Opened 29 May 2024
  • Design of a complete monthly Consumer Price Index – Public Consultation

    1. Overview The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is undertaking a public consultation process to design the complete monthly measure of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This is an opportunity for you to inform us of your data, timing and publication needs and help shape the design of the complete monthly CPI. Significance of the CPI The CPI is a general measure of prices for goods and services purchased by Australian households. It is widely used... More
    Closed 15 December 2023
  • Administrative data snapshot of population and housing (ADS) feedback

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is seeking feedback from users to understand the value and potential of the Administrative data snapshot of population and housing release (ADS) . This includes potential use of administrative data in future Censuses. The ADS is a new experimental release of population and housing data built from administrative data sources. Like the Census, it aims to provide a snapshot of the Australian people and houses at a point in... More
    Closed 15 December 2023
  • Census data feedback survey

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is seeking feedback from data users to understand how they use and access Census data. Census data can be viewed and accessed in a number of ways using a variety of tools. Each method has unique key features, formats and provide varying levels of detail. More
    Closed 11 December 2023
  • 2023 Review of Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL)

    In 2023, the ABS will undertake a major review of the Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL). The review will update the ASCL to better reflect languages that are widely used in the Australian community. Updates to the ASCL will ensure collection and production of high quality data, improving data analysis and decision making. This review will be informed by analysis of Census data, as well as the feedback received by the ABS, including through the 2026... More
    Closed 8 December 2023
  • ANZSCO comprehensive review - consultation round 3

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) continues its comprehensive review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) with a third round of public consultation . This is an opportunity for you to make a significant impact by providing feedback on selected occupations, helping shape the quality of Australia’s future occupation and labour market information. Transform the future of occupation information ANZSCO describes... More
    Closed 5 December 2023
  • 2022-23 Review of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) - Consultation Round 2

    In 2022, the ABS began a major review of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) and the associated Religious Affiliation Standard (RAS; How we ask the religion question in the Census of Population and Housing ). The review will update the ASCRG to reflect the modern Australian community. Changes to RAS are being considered in the 2026 Census Topic Consultation process which is a separate process to the ASCRG Review. This consultation will... More
    Closed 28 November 2023
  • 2026 Census topic consultation - Phase two

    The ABS is undertaking a review of topics for the 2026 Census. Public consultation helps inform our recommendation to the Australian Government on the topics that could be included in the Census. Phase two of the consultation is open from 27 July until 8 September 2023. The ABS is seeking feedback on topics being considered for change or removal from the 2026 Census. Assessment criteria During this phase, the ABS will continue to assess shortlisted topics against the following... More
    Closed 8 September 2023
  • ANZSCO comprehensive review - consultation round 2

    The ABS continues its comprehensive review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) to reflect the contemporary labour market and better meet stakeholders’ needs. Help shape the future of ANZSCO to meet your information needs We're back for round 2 of our consultation process and want to hear your thoughts on occupations in the following areas: Air and space transport ... More
    Closed 11 August 2023
  • 2026 Census topic consultation

    The ABS is undertaking a review of topics for the 2026 Census. Public consultation is undertaken to help inform our recommendation to the Australian Government on the topics that could be included in the Census. Phase one of the consultation is open from 28 February to 28 April 2023. The ABS wants to understand what information is needed, but not currently collected by the ABS. The ABS will assess submissions received in phase one before undertaking a second phase... More
    Closed 28 April 2023
  • ANZSCO comprehensive review - consultation round 1

    The ABS is undertaking a comprehensive review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) to reflect the contemporary labour market and better meet stakeholders’ needs. ANZSCO describes all occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets and is used to inform and shape educational pathways, skilled migration programs and workforce strategies that equip Australians with skills to get jobs and stay employed. ... More
    Closed 28 April 2023
  • 2021 Census data second release seminar series

    Thank you for attending one of our 2021 Census data seminars. The feedback you provide in this short survey (10 minutes) will help inform future events. If you were unable to attend, recordings of the data seminars are available on the ABS website and Youtube channel . More
    Closed 16 December 2022
  • Measurement of Digital Platform Work and Workers

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), like most national statistical organisations, is working to expand its statistics on relatively new and emerging forms of employment, including digital platform workers. While digital platform workers and their work have always been included within existing labour statistics on employment and hours, they are a relatively small group of workers who have not been separately identifiable. Specifically measuring... More
    Closed 30 November 2022
  • Help Shape the Future of Classification on Industries in Australia

    ABS will undertake a consultation process from late-Sept to late-Nov 2022 seeking feedback on how Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) is currently used, key concerns with the ANZSIC as well as identifying issues with implementing a new industry classification. This consultation also aims to raise awareness of key changes to the revised International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) as proposed by the United Nations... More
    Closed 25 November 2022
  • 2022 Review of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) and the Religious Affiliation Standard (RAS)

    In 2022, the ABS will undertake a major review of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) and the associated Religious Affiliation Standard (RAS; the Religion question in the Census of Population and Housing ) . The review will update the ASCRG to reflect the modern Australian community; and ensure RAS is inclusive . These updates will ensure collection and production of high quality data, improving data analysis and decision making. More
    Closed 18 November 2022
  • 2022 Targeted Update of ANZSCO Proposed Changes

    2022 Targeted Update of ANZSCO Proposed Changes The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO ) is jointly managed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Stats NZ. It describes all occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. While ANZSCO has previously had some minor updates, it largely reflects the original 2006 version, which was based on the 2001 labour market. Some occupations have not... More
    Closed 28 September 2022
  • Coding capability & requirement survey

    The following is a short survey being conducted by the Coding Capability Uplift graduate project team for ABS staff to share their experiences with learning and using the various statistical programming languages available within the ABS. More
    Closed 14 September 2022
  • Review of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations

    The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) jointly managed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Stats NZ, describes, and covers all occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. Currently, ANZSCO is largely based on the 2001 labour market. The Australian government recently announced new funding over 4 years for the ABS to undertake a comprehensive update of ANZSCO (for delivery by December 2024) and commence an ongoing... More
    Closed 26 July 2022
  • Updating the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations

    Updating the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Overview The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) , which is jointly managed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and Stats NZ, describes, and covers occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. For more information on ANZSCO please read How does ANZSCO work While the ANZSCO has had... More
    Closed 12 April 2022
  • 2021 Census Lesson Guides

    Thank you for taking part in this survey on the 2021 Lesson Guides and accompanying activities. We want your feedback on how you found the Lesson Guides to educate your students about the Census. Your views are valuable to us and help to improve our future support resources. There will be an option to provide your personal details if you would like to be contacted about your responses, take part in other Census related surveys, or share how you have used Census... More
    Closed 29 October 2021
  • 2021 Targeted Update of ANZSCO Proposed Changes

    Updating the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations The ABS is producing a targeted update of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO). UPDATE: The Cyber Security and Emerging Occupations proposed changes files have been updated on 08/10/2021 to correct inconsistent information regarding the occupations 'Software Tester' and 'Software Engineer' respectively. More information on... More
    Closed 20 October 2021
  • 2021 Enhancing the quality of Australia's international trade statistics

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) produces a broad range of data on Australia’s economic interactions with the rest of the world. ABS international trade data measures the value of both goods (merchandise) and services imported and exported to and from Australia. Australia’s international trade has been growing steadily over recent years, and so has demand from data users for timely, robust and representative statistics. The COVID-19 pandemic has not... More
    Closed 19 October 2021
  • 2021 Census - Woolworths feedback

    Thank you for supporting the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the 2021 Census. Over 9.1 million households have now submitted their Census forms, which is a fantastic result. To help us improve our processes, please complete this short survey (5 mins). There will be an option to provide your personal details if you consent to being contacted about your responses. The ABS will not disclose your personal information to anyone. If you have any questions or would like to... More
    Closed 10 October 2021
  • CoATSIS Local Engagement Officer 2021 Census Evaluation Survey

    This survey aims to gather feedback provided by Local Engagement Officers (LEOs) who supported the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community for the ABS Centre of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics (CoATSIS) during the 2021 Census of Population and Housing. The report has two main purposes: To provide feedback on how the LEO role supported the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities, as well as the Aboriginal and... More
    Closed 27 September 2021
  • 2021 Census - Organisation feedback

    Every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) counts every person and household in Australia. We call this the Census of Population and Housing. If your organisation was involved with the 2021 Census, we would like to hear from you. To help us improve our processes, please complete this short survey (5-10 minutes). We are grateful for all Census supporters. This includes organisations that: hosted Census face-to-face help... More
    Closed 24 September 2021
  • 2021 Targeted Update of ANZSCO

    This consultation is now closed. Thank you for all submissions. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is partnering with several Australian Government agencies to produce a targeted update of the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO). This targeted update is due for release in November 2021. The ANZSCO, which is jointly managed by the ABS and Stats NZ, describes, and covers occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. For... More
    Closed 23 July 2021
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey – Community and Stakeholder engagement

    Thank you for participating in this survey. Introduction: We want to hear from you to help shape an upcoming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey. We want to hear about your data needs and listen to your suggestions to help us design a culturally appropriate approach to collecting the information. Last year, the Australian government announced a new health study called the Intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study (IHMHS). The IHMHS will run over three years... More
    Closed 31 March 2021
  • How do you use Census data?

    Census data is used to inform decisions by people and organisations from all over Australia. This includes governments, local councils, not for profit organisations, researchers, businesses and community groups. We want to share the stories of how Census data is used, to help people understand the value of completing their Census. More
    Closed 31 August 2020
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