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Catalogue Number
    Title

Wednesday 1 October 2014
3105.0.65.001
Replacement Content
    Australian Historical Population Statistics, 2014
    Replacing content in Tables 8.20, 8.21, 8.22 and 8.23 in the Country of Birth data cube.
8501.0
    Retail Trade, Australia, August 2014
    Contains monthly estimates of turnover for retail establishments. Trend, seasonally adjusted and original estimates are included for industry groups and states and Australia in current price terms. More detailed current price data classified by state and industry sub group are available from the downloads tab on the ABS website
8762.0
    Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, June 2014
    Contains value of engineering construction work done, commenced and yet to be done, classified by state or territory, commodity (roads, bridges, pipelines etc), sector (public/private) undertaking the work, and sector for whom the work is being done. Includes seasonally adjusted estimates of the value of work done by sector in both current prices and in chain volume measure terms. It includes more comprehensive and updated information to that contained in Cat. No. 8755.0.

Thursday 2 October 2014
4610.0.55.008
    Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production, 2012-13
    Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production (GVIAP) refers to the gross value of agricultural commodities that are produced with the assistance of irrigation.

    This release contains data cubes presenting 2012-13 GVIAP estimates for Australia, the States and Territories and the Murray-Darling Basin, as well as Natural Resource Management (NRM) area estimates.
5368.0
    International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, August 2014
    Provides estimates for 15 months of the major aggregates for, and the balance on, international trade in goods and services (balance of payments basis) in both seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms. Longer term graphs are provided, in seasonally adjusted and trend estimates terms, for the goods and services aggregates, and the balance on goods and services. In addition it provides more detailed commodity statistics for both goods and services in original terms, with goods provided on balance of payments and international trade basis, together with year-to-date information. More detailed services statistics, in seasonally adjusted and trend terms on a monthly basis as well as original terms on a quarterly basis are also provided. Merchandise imports and exports are provided at one and two digit SITC level with selected commodities at three digit level. Merchandise trade data are provided by country and by state. Data on exchange rates and analytical comments are included.
8731.0
    Building Approvals, Australia, August 2014
    Provides the number and value of dwelling units approved by sector (public/private) and by state, number and value of new houses, new other residential dwelling units approved by type of building, and the number and value of non-residential building jobs approved by type of building (i.e. by function such as 'retail and wholesale trade', 'offices') and value ranges. State data includes the number of private sector houses approved; number and value of new other residential dwellings by type of building such as flats, units or apartments in a building of one or two storeys; number and value of non-residential building jobs by type of building and sector; and for Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, the total number of dwelling units approved broken down by Houses, Dwellings Excluding Houses and Total Dwelling Units. Seasonally adjusted and trend estimates by state are included for the number of dwelling units and value of building approved. The quarterly value of building approved is shown in chain volume measure terms. Small geographic area data cubes are presented for Statistical Areas Level 2 and Local Government Areas.

Friday 3 October 2014
5204.0.55.011
First Issue
    Australian National Accounts: Distribution of Household Income, Consumption and Wealth, 2003-04 to 2011-12
    Time series data for the distribution of household income, consumption and wealth initially published in cat. no, 5204.0.55.009

Monday 6 October 2014
No scheduled releases today.

Tuesday 7 October 2014
3401.0
    Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, August 2014
    The monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures (OAD) publication contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. The focus of this publication is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on permanent and long-term movements (i.e. one year or more) are also available, however, permanent and long-term movements in this publication are not an appropriate source for migration statistics. For information on Net Overseas Migration (NOM) refer to Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) and for quarterly NOM data Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).
8153.0
    Internet Activity, Australia, June 2014
    Contains details of internet activity supplied by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Australia with more than 1,000 subscribers. It includes information on internet subscribers by type of connection, by type of user (business/household), the volume of data downloaded, the advertised speed of the internet connection and the location of the subscriber (by state or territory).

Wednesday 8 October 2014
1200.0.55.008
First Issue
    Indigenous Status Standard , 2014, Version 1.5
    This publication contains minor revisions to the coding and terminology aspects of the existing Indigenous Status standard. The purpose of the Indigenous Status standard is to enable the provision of consistent information from both statistical and administrative sources about people who identify as being of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin. The standard can be used when collecting and disseminating data on a wide range of topics including births, deaths, hospital admissions,employment, education and crime and justice. It can be used by ABS collections and other organisations which collect and/or disseminate data for statistical or administrative purposes.
4733.0
First Issue
    Information Paper: Review of the Indigenous Status Standard, 2014
    The ABS Indigenous Status Standard which includes the Standard Indigenous Question (SIQ), is used by the ABS and many government and some non-government organisations. It enables the provision of consistent information from both statistical and administrative sources about people who identify as being of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin. The ABS undertook a review of the Indigenous Status Standard in 2013. The review examined the content of the Indigenous Standard to ensure it meets the needs of the ABS and other data collectors and data users. Stakeholders were asked to comment on a range of options; from retaining the existing Standard and SIQ as it is, through to proposing the development of a new Standard and SIQ. This paper outlines the main findings from the review process.
7218.0.55.001
    Livestock and Meat, Australia, August 2014
    This publication presents statistics on livestock slaughterings and meat production. These statistics are based on a monthly collection from abattoirs and other major slaughtering establishments and include estimates of animals slaughtered by country butchers and other small slaughtering establishments. More detailed information on this series can be obtained by referring to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) quarterly publication, Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no. 7215.0). Additional time series spreadsheets containing state/territory and national data are available from the Downloads tab for this publication. These spreadsheets contain original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates for slaughtering and meat production for bulls, bullocks and steers, cows and heifers, cattle (excluding calves), calves, sheep, lambs and pigs.

Notes
4727.0.55.001
Replacement Content
    Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results, Australia, 2012-13
    This product which was expected to be released on Thursday 2 October 2014 has been delayed and will now be released at a later date. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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