The ABS objectives in data integration
  • Reuse existing data before considering new survey questions to deliver high quality statistics and to address data gaps of national significance.
  • Maximise the value of public data through integration and improved access to inform the best policies and services for all Australians.
  • Build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with data custodians and decision makers to deliver quality information needed to inform better quality outcomes for Australians and future generations.