The Microdata web pages provide comprehensive information about microdata produced by the ABS. Click on the links to the left to find out what datasets are available and how microdata have been used. Click on the links below to find out more about the modes of access and to apply for access.
Confidentialised Unit Record Files (CURFs) are files of responses to ABS surveys containing very detailed data while also protecting the confidentiality of individuals.
Remote Access Data Laboratory (RADL) is a secure online data query service that interrogates the CURF microdata. This service is for approved clients.
ABS Data Laboratory (ABSDL) is the data analysis solution for high-end data users who want to extract full value from ABS microdata. This service is available from all ABS sites around Australia.
TableBuilder is an online tool for creating tables and graphs using detailed ABS microdata. Clients can build, customise, save and export their own tables and graphs in TableBuilder.
DataAnalyser is an online tool for analysing ABS microdata. Clients can undertake regression analyses, create new variables, produce confidentialised summary tables and scatterplots and use in-depth analysis techniques in DataAnalyser.
Register, apply, review and manage your approved CURF microdata access from here.
This page last updated 27 June 2013