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  1. ABS Products and Services Chris Spencer York August 2005

  2. What we will cover... • About the ABS • ABS Products and Services for Regional Users • New ABS Initiatives

  3. About the ABS • The Australian Bureau of Statistics assists and encourages informed decision-making, research and discussion within governments and the community, by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service. • Provides a wide range of economic, social and environmental statistics. • Provides statistics at national, state and sub-state levels. • Facilitates the sharing of non-ABS data.

  4. ABS Products and Services for Regional Users • Free publications on the ABS web site: www.abs.gov.au • Census 2001 • Basic and Expanded Community Profiles • Indigenous Profiles • Time Series Profiles • Usual Residence Profiles • Working Population Profiles • Maps

  5. Persons living in the Shire of York Census 1996 2001 Age Group (years) No % No % 0-14 687 24.5 688 22.3 15-19 120 4.3 151 4.9 20-29 264 9.4 250 8.1 30-39 424 15.1 426 13.8 40-49 417 14.9 479 15.6 50-59 363 12.9 457 14.8 60+ 532 19.0 629 20.4 Total 2,807 100.0 3,080 100.0

  6. York workers • 751 employed persons (38%) who live in the Shire of York also work in York. • 84 employed persons (4%) commute to Perth for work. • 1,126 employed persons (57%) who live in the Shire of York work elsewhere in WA. • 37 employed persons commute from Perth to York for work.

  7. ABS Products and Services for Regional Users • Estimated Resident Population figures (Regional Population Growth 2003-04, cat. no. 3218.0) • Population projections • Free National Regional Profiles on ABS web site • WA Regional Profiles • Social Indicators • Economic and Environmental Indicators • Regional Area Comparisons

  8. ABS Products and Services for Regional Users • Customised data tables • Statistical consultancies • Statistical training courses • ABS Website: www.abs.gov.au • ABS National Information and Referral Service: • 1300 135 070 • ABS WA Office: 9360 5923

  9. New ABS Initiatives • Census 2006 • Unpaid Work • Volunteering • Disability (Need for Assistance) • Meshblocks • AddressCoder@ABS • Australian Standard Geographic Classification (ASGC)

  10. New ABS Initiatives • National Statistical Service (NSS) • Data Inventory • National Data Network (NDN) • Potential to link with other GIS services

  11. Questions?