Thursday, January 29, 2009

A Picture of the Nation


Are you interested in finding out more about the trends affecting the lives of Australians?


A Picture of the Nation: the Statistician's Report on the 2006 Census, 2006 (cat. no. 2070.0) presents and analyses statistical information collected in the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.

Drawing on the rich variety of topics covered by the Census and looking across different geographic areas and population groups, this report provides an in-depth analysis of population census data on a range of different topics.

The report consists of eight chapters, each focusing on different areas of social interest and concern. Each chapter includes an overview, summary tables and two or three feature articles related to the following topics:
  • population
  • cultural diversity
  • community
  • living arrangements
  • education
  • work
  • economic resources
  • housing

The report complements the extensive range of other Census products already available free from the ABS website, including: QuickStats, Census Tables, Community Profiles, MapStats, CData Online.

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