Where is your favourite destination? Travel is becoming more popular globally and Australia is a popular destination of choice for visitors from around the world. Want to know more about who is enjoying short-term visits to our shores and Australia's top 10 travel destinations? See the latest Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, figures from the ABS ... #statistics #travel

3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Nov 2016

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How do you stack up against the median age – standing at 37 – of the Australian population? And which areas do you think have the oldest median aged population and the youngest? As the ageing of the Aussie population continues, check out the latest ABS demographic facts and figures, including insightful graphs, as the national population edges closer to 25,000,000. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy new year. Have a look at our top 10 data resources of 2016. [ Bit.ly Link ]

ABS top 10 data resources in 2016

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Thanks to all of the ABS staff who have placed gifts under our Giving Tree. They'll help Barnados Australia and Communities at Work to brighten Christmas for kids.
On the 7th day of Christmas, we recognise the generosity of the staff at the Australian Bureau of Statistics for their always amazing collection of gifts and food in time for Christmas.

Our Deputy CEO and avid golfer, Lee Maiden, of course chose the golf clubs to show off to the cameras. Thank you ABS #DoGood
The future of doctorates: With less funding, fewer young people, and more overseas talent, have we reached a peak in PhDs? Here's the background [ Bit.ly Link ]
The number of Australians visiting India and Japan rose 14.9% and 10.1% respectively in the year to Oct 2016. [ Bit.ly Link ] #travel
December 3 is the International Day of People with Disability, a chance to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability, and increase awareness, understanding and acceptance. In recognition of the day, the ABS has released A profile of people with disability in Australia - a one-page information sheet #IDPwD [ Bit.ly Link ]
December 3 is the International Day of People with Disability, a chance to celebrate the achievements and contributions of people with disability, and increase awareness, understanding and acceptance.

In recognition of the day, the ABS has released A profile of people with disability in Australia - a one-page information sheet #IDPwD [ Bit.ly Link ]

4430.0 - Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015

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Age at first marriage has increased to 28.5 for women and 30.1 for men – up about three years since ’95. #socialtrends [ Bit.ly Link ]
One in five Australians aged 15-64 engaged in study in 2016. See more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #education #studying

6227.0 - Education and Work, Australia, May 2015

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78% of men who volunteer do so for personal satisfaction or to help others. [ Bit.ly Link ] #menshealth #mentalhealth #Movember
Let's 'get more men talking about how they're feeling' to improve their #mentalhealth. [ Bit.ly Link ] #menshealth #Movember
Fewer Australian men are drinking at risky levels compared to a decade ago. See more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #menshealth #Movember
Identity crime is estimated to cost more than $2.2 billion each year.

Today the Minister for Justice Michael Keenan released the ‘Identity Crime and Misuse in Australia 2016’ report, which is based on data from over 50 different Commonwealth, state and territory entities; and community surveys conducted by the Australian Institute of Criminology and Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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On behalf of the Australian Statistician, David W. Kalisch and everyone at the ABS, we are thinking of our colleagues at Statistics NZ affected by the recent earthquake, as NZ Government Statistician and Chief Executive Liz MacPherson sends a heartfelt message to staff.
People living in the most disadvantaged areas are twice as likely to delay or not get a prescription filled because of cost, compared with people in areas of least disadvantage. Read more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Visitors from the United States of America were up 22% in September 2016 compared with a year ago. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Drinking down: Average alcohol consumption per year decreased by 2/3 liter since 2000, from 9.5 to 8.9 liters in 2014 (as measured by annual sales). Get more stats in Society at a Glance [ Bit.ly Link ]
It's National Carers Week and the ABS has released a video animation that paints a picture of who our carers are and why they care for others. Check it out here! #carers2016

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015

4430.0 - Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015 This publication contains detailed information about people with disability, car...

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