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Monday 20 October 2014
    Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results, Australia, 2012-13
Replacement Content
    This issue provides revised data for Blindness and Arthritis for non-Indigenous people (Table 6) and corrects errors in some physical activity data (Tables 8 and 17) and associated text.

Tuesday 21 October 2014
    Informing Decisions - Australian Bureau of Statistics Service Delivery Charter, 2014-17
    This charter outlines the ABS commitment to providing quality customer service and specifies what our customers can expect when they approach us for statistical or other information through any of our service channels.
    International Merchandise Imports, Australia, September 2014
    Presents the total imports (international trade basis) for the reference month and the two previous months, together with commodity aggregates at the one-digit level of the Standard International Trade Classification. No analysis is provided.

Wednesday 22 October 2014
    Consumer Price Index, Australia, September 2014
    Movements in retail prices of goods and services commonly purchased by metropolitan households. The goods and services are divided into the following groups: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcohol and tobacco; clothing and footwear; housing; furnishings, household equipment and services; health; transport; communication; recreation and culture; education; and insurance and financial services. Indexes for each of these groups and for 'All Groups CPI' are published for each of the state capitals along with Canberra and Darwin, and for the weighted average of the eight capital cities. Details are also shown for about 40 sub-groups and analytical series, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities.

Thursday 23 October 2014
    Births, Australia, 2013
    Contains statistics on live births and fertility for Australia, states and territories, and sub-state regions, based on calendar year of registration data. Information on characteristics of the child include place of usual residence, sex, Indigenous status, and age, martial status and country of birth of parents.

Friday 24 October 2014
    Microdata: Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, November 2013
    The following microdata products are available from the Characteristics of Recent Migrants Survey, 2013:

    - TableBuilder

    Apply online for access to the TableBuilder at

    This product provides data including migration category, country of birth, proficiency in spoken English, educational attainment on arrival and since arrival, employment prior to arrival and since arrival, and sources of household income. A detailed list of data items is available on the Downloads tab.

    The microdata enables users to tabulate, manipulate and analyse data. Steps to confidentialise the dataset are taken to ensure the integrity of data and maintain confidentiality of the respondents. This includes removing any information that might uniquely identify an individual, reducing the level of detail for some items and collapsing some categories.

Monday 27 October 2014
No scheduled releases today.

    Migrant Statistics News, Oct 2014 (Withdrawn)
    This product which was expected to be released on Thursday 23 October 2014, has been withdrawn from publication. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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