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  • 1. 2011 Census preview our plans
  • 2. Today’s Session • 2011 Census overview • Information from the Census • New geography • 2011 Census output program • Preview our products • Key dates • Continuing the conversation
  • 3. • To count all people in Australia on Census night, and the dwellings in which they reside. • To provide timely high quality and relevant data for small geographic areas and small population groups. Objectives of the 2011 Census
  • 4. • Improving coverage is the primary goal of the 2011 Census. • Ensure the relevance of the Census data to users and providers. • Use resources effectively and efficiently. • Continue to protect the privacy of individuals and households. Key goals for the 2011 Census
  • 5. Regional Engagement –Awareness –Participation –Recruitment
  • 6. Focus on: –improving coverage in all areas of Australia, including remote, regional and urban. Indigenous counts
  • 7. Targeting specific population groups Certain population groups will be specifically targeted to: • help address rising undercounts • ensure access
  • 8. eCensus focus • expecting 25% take-up • convenience and access • promoted through PR and by Census Collectors on the doorstep
  • 9. Information from the Census
  • 10. Data levels Persons Families Households & Dwellings
  • 11. Census topics
  • 12. New data items
  • 13. New geography
  • 14. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) • more stability for time series data from 2011 Census onwards • based on functional areas • new base unit of output is Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1) • Collection Districts (CDs) will not be available • Local Government Area (LGA) and Statistical Local Area (SLA) data will be available for 2011
  • 15. CD/SA1 Comparison: Gungahlin (ACT)
  • 16. CD/SA1 comparison: Gungahlin (ACT) Overlay of 2006 CDs with preliminary 2011 SA1s
  • 17. Some key points  Once implemented, the ASGS will provide more stability for time series data from 2011 Census onwards  SLAs are not part of the ASGS  ABS will provide data at the SLA level for the 2011 Census only  LGAs are still a part of the ASGS and will continue to be provided  SA1s are the new base unit of output for the 2011 Census  CDs are not included in the new geography
  • 18. Proposals for the 2011 Census output program
  • 19. • Found data you needed –liked TableBuilder and CDATA • Found the ABS website complex –Which product to use? –system reliability and performance • While data came out on time, there were delays in product release Feedback from 2006
  • 20. Key goals for the output program • high quality data • a range of products • rich applications early!! • online only • easy to find what you are looking for • better maps • accessible QuickStats and Profiles • fast and stable Release dates fixed early - and met!
  • 21. Preview our products
  • 22. Census on the ABS website • better search, maps and links • find data by area or topic • based on what you want to do –snap-shot or detail for an area –create a custom table or thematic map –load data into your systems
  • 23. Current website
  • 24. Note: The following are sample pages, with development still in progress
  • 25. Data products • QuickStats - area summary • Community Profile - area detail • TableBuilder - custom tables & maps on- line –Basic - free, topic datasets –Pro - $, full unit record file • DataPacks - csv to load into systems • Census Sample File - 1 & 5% sample for researchers
  • 26. QuickStats
  • 27. Community Profile
  • 28. Community Profile
  • 29. TableBuilder Basic
  • 30. TableBuilder Basic
  • 31. Better maps
  • 32. Analytical products • Analytical Articles Online and released progressively • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians • Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA)
  • 33. Reference and educational products • Census Dictionary • Quality reports • How Australia Takes a Census • Online help • Census undercount
  • 34. Census dictionary
  • 35. Products to be discontinued… • Social Atlases • CData Online (now TableBuilder Basic) • Census Tables • MapStats
  • 36. Key dates
  • 37. Look beyond the count and reveal what a difference the Census makes. Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 March 2011 Hilton on the Park - Melbourne
  • 38. May 2011 Census Dictionary • Data items • Glossary • Information
  • 39. June 2012 First Data Release • QuickStats & Community Profiles • Census Analytical Articles & Census Data Quality Reports (progressive release) • DataPacks (from Day 2) • TableBuilder Basic & TableBuilder Pro (first release data items Quarter 3 2012)
  • 40. October 2012 Second Data Release • QuickStats & Community Profiles • Census Analytical Articles & Census Data Quality Reports (progressive release continues) • DataPacks • TableBuilder Basic & TableBuilder Pro (second release data items added Quarter 4 2012)
  • 41. Early 2013 Third Release • Census Sample Files (CSF) • Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) • Person and Dwelling counts at Mesh Block level • Remoteness Areas added to all products
  • 42. December 2010 ASGS released March 2011 Conference – Census | beyond the count May 2011 Census Dictionary released 9 August 2011 Census Night By March 2012 Registration available Consultancy Advanced Ordering June 2012 First Results Out October 2012 Second Results Out Early 2013 Third Release Theroadahead…..
  • 43. Next steps…
  • 44. Have a look at our proposals… In the information paper: 2011 Census Proposed Products and Services available from: http://www.abs.gov.au/census
  • 45. …and tell us what you think we need your feedback
  • 46. Let’s continue the conversation… At our blog site, which can be accessed at: www.abs.gov.au/previewourplans or via the ABS Census home page
  • 47. Questions?