CeBIT Spatial@gov 2012 - Peter Harper, Deputy Australian Statistician for the Population, Labour and Social Statistics Group, Australian Bureau of Statistics

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  • 1. Linking people, policy and place:challenges and developments inintegrating socio-economic data intolocational frameworks for betterdecision making. Peter Harper Deputy Australian Statistician Population, Labour and Social Statistics November 2012 – Spatial@Gov
  • 2. The challenge …‘The work on global geospatialinformation management over thepast two to three years hasconfirmed that one of the keychallenges is a better integration ofgeospatial and statisticalinformation as a basis for sound andevidence-based decision-making.’ Secretary General of the UN Economic and Social Council, 2012.
  • 3. The environmentStatistical SpatialCommunity Community
  • 4. The future The futureStatistical SpatialCommunity Community
  • 5. Statistical Community Spatial Community Socio-economic datasets ANZLIC Foundation Spatial Data Framework ABS ATO Themes: (Income tax, (Census, Agriculture, ABR) Building Approvals, Admin. boundaries - Statistical boundaries (ASGS) Pop. estimates, etc.) Addressing, Place Names AECDHS - DoHA SSF Transport, Water bridge(Medicare, Land and Property PBS) Valuer Generals Imagery DHS – FaHCSIA Elevation and Depth (Centrelink) Positioning Others …
  • 6. The Framework Standards F) & Guidelines (SS rk Metadata wo interoperability me Fra l Common geographic boundaries tia pa lS ca Data management: ti tis geo-referenced unit record dataSta Agreed and authoritative geocoding
  • 7. AGSF ABS AGIMO Engagement CSIRO APS200 Location RET DoFD OSP DHS DEEWR Geoscience Aust. ATO DRALGAS BoM DoHA AEC DSeWPAC FaHCSIA DAFF Australian Australian NSW Location Framework Government Government Vic Spatial CouncilTreasury & QSIICTrade - Qld WALLIS Tas. Spatial Council State & State & Territory Territory Gov. Gov. Statistical Spatial Community Community National National ASAC ANZLIC SSF PSMA AURIN SIBA International Users International CRC SI UNSC UN-GGIM OECD OGC
  • 8. Use case Infra. and PM&C Transport Natural Education Resources Human Local National Services Government Security Socio- Spatial Economic Statistical Spatial Framework InformationInformation Emergency Finance Research Services Health Agriculture Land Immigration Admin
  • 9. ABS experience– successes and challenges LAND ACCOUNTS – EXPERIMENTAL ESTIMATES
  • 10. 2011 Census of Population and Housing – changes•New Australian Standard Geographic Classification (ASGS).•Output spatial units different to collection units.•Every addresses allocated to a mesh block – dwelling, place of work, place of usual residence.
  • 11. Census dwelling address coding :•Collection unit same asMesh Block – 0.5%.•Autocoding system using GNAF– 91.3% direct, 94.2% direct &indirect.•Additional online clerical codingusing GNAF and census collectormaps – 96.7% direct, 97.0% direct& indirect.•Intense clerical review andimputation – 100%
  • 12. 2011 Census of Population and Housing – changes•Statistical Area 1 (SA1) smallest spatial unit for data release.•Increasing demands for data on smaller population groupsand geographies.
  • 13. Censusoutputs- SA1s
  • 14. 2011 Census and the SSF – successes and challenges•Geocoding the population is possible using G-NAF. • Improving G-NAF coverage needs to continue. • ABS needs to assess the acceptability of georeferencing census records from a privacy perspective.•Use of web feature services and machine readable metadata toincrease accessibility to small area data via the internet. • Work done on the SSF to further develop the interoperability of statistical and spatial metadata will be critical here.
  • 15. Experimental Land Account for the Great Barrier Reef Region•Land Management Practices Survey for the Great Barrier Reef Region during2008/09, in collaboration with the Queensland Department of Environment andResource Management.•The survey sampled land parcels, instead of farming businesses.•The Land Account combined the parcel based data with administrative andspatial data to produce a more valuable dataset. LAND ACCOUNTS – EXPERIMENTAL ESTIMATES
  • 16. Information integration – property levelAgency DataPSMA Cadastre / ownershipValuers General • Land Use • Land ValueABS Business • IndustryRegister • Institutional sectorGA / ABARES Dynamic Land Cover (raster format – 250 m)ABARES Land Use (raster format – 50m )
  • 17. Standards F) & Guidelines (SS rk Metadata wo interoperability me Fra l Common geographic boundaries tia pa lS ca Data management: ti tis geo-referenced unit record dataSta Agreed and authoritative geocoding
  • 18. For more informationE-mail: