Key IndicatorsPopulation clock 24,140,499 1 new person every 1 minute and 30 seconds Consumer price index 1.3% Annual change Mar 2016 All groups, original Gross domestic product 1.1% Quarterly change Mar 2016 Chain volume measure, seasonally adjusted Average weekly earnings $1,499.30 November 2015 Full time adults ordinary time, trend estimate Unemployment rate 5.7% Jun 2016 Monthly, trend estimate
- Tuesday 26 July 20162016 Census data release details and scheduleInformation Paper: Census of Population and Housing -- Products and Services
- Tuesday 26 July 2016Opportunity to comment on exports code changesDiscussion Paper: Proposed Changes to Statistical Codes in the Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification
- Tuesday 26 July 2016Update to ABS Stats app for iOSABS Stats Mobile Application
- Friday 22 July 2016The 2016 Census: Making a difference to all of Australia
- Thursday 21 July 2016Diesel vehicles a popular choiceMotor Vehicle Census, Australia
Census The 2016 Census: Making a difference to all of Australia August 9 2016 is the 17th Census of Population and Housing. It’s our moment to pause and make a difference. For more than 105-years, the Census has been the centre of the Australian story, fully and accurately recording our nation’s development while enabling fact-based debate and evidence based policy making.
Barriers and Incentives to Labour Force Participation, Australia, July 2014 to June 2015 Older workers finding more acceptance A survey conducted in 2014-15 found that an estimated 388,700 people aged 55 years and over were not actively looking, but were available to start work. 17 per cent felt they were considered too old by employers, which was down from the 30 per cent recorded in the 2004-05 survey.
The average Australian consumes 2.5kg of chocolate yearly