Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia's national statistical agency and an official source of independent, reliable information. The ABS operates within a framework that includes the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975 and the Census and Statistics Act 1905.

Esri partners with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to provide census data for Australia that includes information such as the following:

  • Population—Total Population, Language Spoken
  • Age and Gender
  • Race and Ethnicity—Country of origin by gender
  • Education—School Enrollment, Educational Attainment, Education types (private or government-funded)
  • Work—Labor Force, Jobs Held by gender
  • Households—Total Households, Average Household Size, Households by composition (number of persons)
  • Families—Composition, Marital status
  • Housing—Structure types, Total Housing Units, Owned/Rented
  • Income—Household, Family, and Individual (by gender) weekly income
  • Religion by type and gender



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