|Australia's 14th Census of Population and Housing was conducted on Tuesday 7 August 2001. Data from the 2001 Census is available through the following products. |
QuickStatsSimple 'at a glance' summary information about people, families and dwellings for a selected geographic area.
Community Profiles Detailed information about the characteristics of people, families and dwellings for a selected geographic area. Community Profiles are excellent tools for researching, planning, and analysing geographic areas for a number of social, economic and demographic variables.
Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA)Summary measures derived from 2001 Census data, about different aspects of socio-economic conditions by geographic area. SEIFA includes four indexes to allow ranking of regions and areas, providing a method of determining the level of social and economic well-being in each region.
Census Tables Individual tables of key 2001 Census data on either a particular geographic area, or specific topic. Each of the available tables contain key Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings, covering most topics on the Census form.
MapStatsQuick and easy access to thematically mapped 2001 Census statistics. Maps are available for larger geographies depicting selected population, ethnicity, education, family, income, labour force and dwelling characteristics.
2001 Classification CountsFrequency counts for 2001 Census variables in full classificatory detail, available for states and territories, and capital city statistical divisions.
Census PublicationsA range of publications exploring characteristics from the 2001 Census available for Australia and each state and territory.
Social AtlasesA series of publications that use maps to highlight key characteristics of the population in Australia's capital cities and selected regional centres. The maps depict social, economic and housing characteristics based on 2001 Census data. A wide range of topics are covered in the atlases relating to population, cultural diversity, work, housing, families, education and training and economic resources.
Household Sample File (HSF)A comprehensive Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) of 2001 Census variables, containing a 1% random sample of private dwellings and associated family and person records, and a small sample of persons from non-private dwellings.
The 2001 HSF is available via CD-ROM and the ABS Remote Access Data Laboratory (RADL) for ABS-approved users. For information on how to gain access to the 2001 HSF visit the How to apply for microdata page.
2001 Australian Census Analytical Program (ACAP)A collaborative venture between the ABS and some of Australia's foremost academics. ACAP combines Census data with other information sources to produce articles that cover a range of themes, including immigration, ancestry, and homelessness.
CDATA 2001A powerful desktop software package that allows users to analyse and display comprehensive 2001 Census data in detailed maps, graphs and reports. This product is no longer sold by the ABS, and limited support is available for existing users.
CProfile 2001CProfile software is provided to assist users in their use of Census Community Profile data in electronic format.
Census BasicsA CD-ROM product containing 2001 Census Basic Community Profile (BCP) data, down to Collection District (CD) level, and digital boundaries in mid/mif format. This product is not longer sold or supported by the ABS.