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Thursday 8 December 2016
4517.0Prisoners in Australia, 2016
Contains national information on prisoners who were in custody on 30 June each year. The statistics are derived from information collected by the ABS from corrective services agencies in each state and territory. Details are provided on the number of people in correctional institutions, including the type of prisoner (sentenced prisoners, unsentenced prisoners (remandees) and post-sentence prisoners), imprisonment rates, most serious offence/charge and sentence length. Information is also presented on prisoner characteristics, including age, sex and Indigenous status.
5368.0International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, October 2016
Provides estimates for 15 months of the major aggregates for, and the balance on, international trade in goods and services (balance of payments basis) in both seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms. Longer term graphs are provided, in seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms, for the goods and services aggregates, and the balance on goods and services. In addition it provides more detailed commodity statistics for both goods and services in original terms, with goods provided on balance of payments and international trade basis, together with year-to-date information. More detailed services statistics, in seasonally adjusted and trend terms on a monthly basis as well as original terms on a quarterly basis are also provided. Merchandise imports and exports are provided at one and two digit SITC level with selected commodities at three digit level. Merchandise trade data are provided by country and by state. Data on exchange rates and analytical comments are included.
6202.0.55.003Labour Force, Australia - Rebenchmarked Estimates, October 2016
Summary results of the October 2016 Labour Force Survey benchmarked to the November 2016 estimates of the civilian population and containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and persons not in the labour force.

Friday 9 December 2016
5372.0.55.001International Merchandise Trade: Confidential Commodities List, November 2016
The Confidential Commodities List (CCL) details all import and export commodities which have been subjected to confidentiality restrictions since 1 January 1988. Also included is a description of the information contained in the CCL and some details about the impact of confidentiality restrictions on ABS merchandise trade output.
5609.0Housing Finance, Australia, October 2016
Contains time series data for secured and unsecured housing finance commitments for owner occupation, commitments for construction or purchase of dwellings for rent or resale, and loan outstandings to individuals/households for housing. For secured housing finance for owner occupation, this publication presents the number and value of commitments made by banks, permanent building societies, wholesale lenders n.e.c. and other lenders, provided to individuals/households. These commitments are classified by construction of dwellings, the purchase of new and established dwellings, the refinancing of existing dwellings and alterations and additions to dwellings.

Monday 12 December 2016
3401.0Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, October 2016
The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly NOM data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).
5671.0Lending Finance, Australia, October 2016
Contains time series data on the value of monthly commitments for secured housing finance, other personal finance, commercial and lease finance. Includes summary tables of personal and commercial finance commitments under fixed and revolving credit facilities, the value of goods under finance lease commitments, and the value of personal, commercial and lease finance commitments by purpose. Also included are thematic tables on the financing of housing, motor vehicles and plant and equipment.

Tuesday 13 December 2016
1233.0
First Issue
Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) - Electronic Publication, January 2017
The AHECC is used in the preparation of export documentation and in the compilation of Australian export statistics. The AHECC is a dynamic classification with any necessary changes being implemented on 1 January and 1 July of each year. Updates will be issued as required.

This new issue incorporates changes to the international Harmonized System which commence on 1 January 2017.

The classification is arranged with an introduction and explanatory notes in the Summary Tab; and a number of data cubes on the Details Tab, eg abbreviations and AHECC summary; key of changes; 21 sections which detail the statistical items; and a complete AHECC file that can be uploaded to user's systems.
4618.0
Additional Information
Water Use on Australian Farms, 2014-15
To assist understanding the effect increasing the EVAO scope cut-off value will have on 2015-16 Agricultural Census and Land Management Practices Survey outputs, estimates consistent with the revised scope are being made available for a number of rural environment and agricultural commodity surveys from 2010-11 to 2014-15. These will provide a time series based on the new scope over a 5 year period and will be released progressively from December 2016.
4627.0
Additional Information
Land Management and Farming in Australia, 2014-15
To assist understanding the effect increasing the EVAO scope cut-off value will have on 2015-16 Agricultural Census and Land Management Practices Survey outputs, estimates consistent with the revised scope are being made available for a number of rural environment and agricultural commodity surveys from 2010-11 to 2014-15. These will provide a time series based on the new scope over a 5 year period and will be released progressively from December 2016.
6416.0Residential Property Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, September 2016
Provides estimates of changes in residential property prices in each of the eight capital cities of Australia and related statistics. The information is presented in the form of price indexes for established houses and attached dwellings as well as an aggregated residential property price index. Estimates relating to the total value of the dwelling stock and, transfer counts and medians are also provided.
7121.0
Additional Information
Agricultural Commodities, Australia, 2014-15
To assist understanding the effect increasing the EVAO scope cut-off value will have on 2015-16 Agricultural Census and Land Management Practices Survey outputs, estimates consistent with the revised scope are being made available for a number of rural environment and agricultural commodity surveys from 2010-11 to 2014-15. These will provide a time series based on the new scope over a 5 year period and will be released progressively from December 2016.

Wednesday 14 December 2016
2901.0
Replacement Content
Census Dictionary, 2016
Minor revisions have been made to some of the classification and glossary entries in the data dictionary
3303.0.55.002
First Issue
Microdata: Mortality, Enhanced Characteristics, Australia , 2011-12
The Mortality, Enhanced Characteristics microdata product provides data on death registrations from 2011 - 2012 which has been augmented with data from the 2011 census. This has been achieved through a probabilistic linkage process. Information available includes cause of death, demographic details available through the death registration form, and a number of census variables, including household structure and income.

A detailed list of data items available in Microdata: Mortality, Enhanced Characteristics, Australia, 2011-12 can be accessed in the Downloads tab of this release.

Microdata: Mortality, Enhanced Characteristics, Australia, 2011-12, will be available via the DataLab. To apply for access register through the Microdata Access page on the ABS website. Approved users will be able to analyse and manipulate data to enable rich studies of mortality and health risk factors.
4727.0.55.008
Additional Information
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Consumption of Food Groups from the Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2012-13
Tables added containing the median consumption (serves per day) of Australian Dietary Guidelines food groups for consumers as well as quartiles of consumption for the whole population and the proportion of people consuming each of the food groups. Includes breakdowns by remoteness and comparisons with the non-Indigenous population.
4727.0.55.009
Additional Information
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: Consumption of Added Sugars, 2012-13
Tables added containing the quartiles of consumption of added and free sugars in grams as well and the proportion of energy consumed from added and free sugars. Includes breakdowns by remoteness and comparisons with the non-Indigenous population.
8000.0Census of Population and Housing Destination Zones, August 2016
This product contains the digital boundaries for the Destination Zones (DZN) used in the 2016 Census of Population and Housing. The 2016 DZNs are based on the 2011 DZNs, which were created with input from some of the individual State and Territory Transport Authorities. The DZNs are used by the States and Territories and other users for the analysis of commuting patterns and the development of transport policy. The DZNs are not part of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
9314.0Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia, November 2016
Contains monthly information on sales of new motor vehicles in each state/territory sourced from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Data are provided in original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimated terms. Sales data are available for passenger vehicles, sports utility vehicles, other vehicles and total vehicles at the state/territory and national levels.

Thursday 15 December 2016
1364.0.15.003Modellers' Database, September Qtr 2016
The Modeller's Database consists of 122 quarterly time series constructed from the National Income Forecasting model. Some of the time series are published elsewhere by ABS while others are specifically constructed for National Income Forecasting model.
3101.0Australian Demographic Statistics, June 2016
Quarterly estimates of total resident population for states, territories and Australia. Includes estimates of the population by sex in five-year age groups; numbers (and some rates) of births, deaths, infant deaths, interstate and overseas movements; quarterly and/or annual time series spreadsheets; projected resident population for states, territories and Australia; and projected number of households for capital cities, states territories and Australia.

Periodically, articles focusing on specific demographic topics will be released as part of this publication.
5232.0Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, September 2016
Contains quarterly data for: national, sectoral and subsectoral financial accounts (flows) and balance sheets by financial instruments and counterparties; national, sectoral and subsectoral capital accounts; financial instrument market tables by sectors and subsectors issuing/accepting/borrowing by counterparties; demand for credit and credit outstanding by non-financial domestic sectors and subsectors; household balance sheet and associated analytical measures of income, consumption, saving and wealth; and household housing loans outstanding by lending institution. All estimates are in current prices, and the capital accounts are presented in original, seasonal adjusted and trend terms.
6202.0Labour Force, Australia, November 2016
Summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.
6248.0.55.002Employment and Earnings, Public Sector, Australia, 2015-16
Results of the annual Survey of Employment and Earnings containing estimates of public sector employees and cash wages and salaries by level of government by state; and by industry.