Australian Capital Territory Statistics
Most ABS publications include information at a state and territory level, and can be accessed through the Statistics page. Look for state and territory level data by clicking on the download tab in each publication.
Current ACT publications
National Regional Profile: Australian Capital Territory presents a range of key social and economic data. Sourced from a variety of ABS and non-ABS collections. To select other geographic areas, please use the National Regional Profile home page.
Household Preparedness for Emergencies: NSW, Vic., Qld and ACT, Oct 2007 (cat. no. 4818.0.55.001) Summary information on preparedness for emergencies such as fire, floods or storms.
Earlier ACT publications
State and Territory Statistical Indicators (cat. no. 1367.0) Provides an overview of the population, economy and environment for each of the Australian states and territories (2011-2012).
In fACT - Statistical Information on the ACT and Region (cat. no. 1308.8) Condensed information about the territory, released quarterly (May 2008-Feb 2011).
Australian Capital Territory at a Glance (cat. no. 1314.8) Condensed information about the state, released annually (1995-2007)
Australian Capital Territory in Focus (cat. no. 1307.8) A detailed statistical review of social, economic, environmental and demographic characteristics of the ACT (1994-2007).
Canberra: A Social Atlas (cat. no. 2030.8) Presents colour maps and brief commentary that highlights social, demographic and housing characteristics of the population in Canberra and the urban part of the Queanbeyan City Council. Released 5-yearly, based on Census data (1996-2006).
State Supplementary Surveys
State Supplementary Surveys focus on issues of particular interest for states and territories (1990-). Note: not all states and territories run regular supplementary surveys.
Census Data about the Australian Capital Territory
Census Data: Access to all Census data that is available online, with options to select your location and topic of interest.
2011 Census QuickStats: Australian Capital Territory: A summary of social, economic and demographic statistics for the ACT.
Census Community Profiles: Australian Capital Territory: A series of tables containing key 2011 Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings in the ACT.
Earlier Census Data by Location:
2006 Census Data by Location
2001 Census Data by Location
1996 Census Data: Australian Capital Territory (Main Area data).
Older Census Data is available on the Historical Censuses (Pre 1996) page.
Help finding territory, regional and local data in ABS publications
The Regional @ a Glance page provides more information about regional statistics, including How to find regional data in ABS online products.
Year Book Australia (cat. no. 1301.0) portrays the nation's physical geography, history, institutions and social and economic conditions (1908-).
All ABS publications since 1994 are available in full-text on the ABS website. The ABS is digitising a range of older publications on an ongoing basis:
The Historical Census and Colonial Data Archive (HCCDA) Australian Colonial census publications and reports (non-ABS site).
The National Library provides links to Australian family history and genealogy websites, including state and territory libraries which are a good source for copies of older ABS publications and family history information (non-ABS site).
Understanding statistics A range of guides and materials to help you find, understand and use ABS data and information.
Methods, Standards and Classifications presents information about ABS classifications, concepts, sources, methods and statistical frameworks.
Having trouble finding what you need? Contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service (NIRS) for help.
This page last updated 25 October 2013