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About TableBuilder
TableBuilder Advanced product, Charges apply
TableBuilder Basic (Census) Intermediate product, Free
TableBuilder Pro (Census) Advanced product, Charges apply
For Census 2006 & 2011 datasets:

TableBuilder Basic & Pro

For all other TableBuilder datasets:


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TableBuilder is an online tool for creating tables and graphs from ABS microdata. Starting with an empty table, data variables can be selected for cross-tabulation. For available products and supporting documentation, see the Expected and available Microdata page.

Features include
  • construct your own tables using data variables you select
  • options to display counts, percentages and relative standard errors in your table
  • select from categorical variables (eg state, age, sex)
  • calculate means, medians and quantiles for continuous variables (eg income)
  • create custom ranges from continuous variables
  • create graphs using your customised tables
  • save or export your tables as CSV, Excel or SDMX files.

    Features available for Census 2006 and 2011 datasets
  • create your own customised tables of up to 5 million cells
  • create thematic maps and download them as PDF and KMZ files
  • access all geographic areas, ranging from Statistical Area Level 1 to the whole of Australia
  • create, save and share customised geographic areas and data items (recodes) with other users.

    Help using TableBuilder
  • User Manual: TableBuilder provides detailed information on how to build, customise, save and export tables and graphs.
  • Expected and available Microdata page includes links to topic specific user manuals for each TableBuilder dataset

    Help using Census 2006 and 2011 datasets in TableBuilder
  • TableBuilder - user manual provides detailed information about using Census data to build, customise, save and export tables and graphs
  • TableBuilder Tutorials
  • Census Dictionary, 2011

  • Related links
    Expected and available Microdata
    Microdata prices
    Microdata contacts
    TableBuilder Services and Support

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