Just like in any other countries,
Australia is monitoring its figures, be it population,
economics, housing, and other important information.
Quantitative data are so important that they are playing a
major role in every nation’s decision-making.
federal government and the state governments are working
together to closely look at and determine accurate
information about numbers that matter.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is
the national statistical agency. It was established in 1905,
originally called the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and
establishment of Australia statistics office was in
recognition of the significant role of statistics in
strengthening the then new nation and in ensuring
the legislative authority of the Commonwealth
government over census and statistics.
Currently, statistics in Australia is assisting and
encouraging more informed research, decision-making,
and discussion on the national and community level.
Australia Bureau of Statistics is leading a
responsive statistical service and a high-quality
The information produced would be used by
the government in gauging economic activities and
would be released nationally and internationally for
purposes to the advantage of the private and public
sectors. Australia statistics is gathered and
produced through surveys that are undertaken to collect
projections from local organizations and local government
agencies. Data collected are initially used to facilitate
monitoring of government policies by advisers and analysts.
The information is pertinent to businesses, economists, and
of course, the government.
In terms of research and development, statistics is
determined through four major polls conducted nationally.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics conduct four regular
national R&D surveys: the annual R&D Business survey and the
biennial R&D General Government, R&D Higher Education, and
R&D Private Non-Profit Sector surveys.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is also regularly
conducting other surveys, including business and household
surveys. These polls are published and are regarded as key
national indicators. They include: national accounts,
consumption and investment, income, labor force demography,
housing finance, international accounts, and production.
Such surveys are compiled using data about retail, building
approvals, labor force, economic activity, government
finance, and capital expenditure.
For sectors, businesses, and other parties that may need
Australia statistics information, the Australia Business
Statistics is publishing annual year book containing
national data. ‘Year Book Australia’ is a principal
reference work from the agency.
It is aimed at providing detailed and more comprehensive
statistical overview of different aspects of social
conditions and the economy throughout Australia.
Australia statistics data also include other descriptive and
quantitative information like climate, geography, defense,
international relations, welfare support systems, health,
and education. Information users are also identifying and
recognizing different constraints. It is hard to imagine how
Australia (and any other country) could make it though
without utilizing important quantitative data.