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Welcome to the ABS Registration Centre, where you can register and apply for the ABS products listed below. First you need to register yourself in the Registration Centre. Then contact the ABS at to join your organisation and subscribe to products. You can log into the Registration Centre at any time to update your personal details.

1. Register and log into the Registration Centre



2. Log in to use ABS products: TableBuilder & DataPacks

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:


Don't have access yet?
See How to apply for microdata

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 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
Help using Census 2006 and 2011 datasets in TableBuilder

DataPacks Advanced product, free


Don't have access yet?
See How to apply for microdata
DataPacks are suitable for experienced Census data users who have their own database or analysis systems. DataPacks contain data for the main Census characteristics of people, families and dwellings for geographic areas ranging from a single Statistical Area Level 1 to the whole of Australia.

Help using DataPacks

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