If you're in Canberra this Thursday, still time to register for our fun run + walk for Cancer Council of the ACT: bit.ly/2qFYSGe
If youre in Canberra this Thursday still time to register for our
#ICYMI - this week we had releases on wages, families, employment and more. Find out more by visiting our website.
ICYMI this week we had releases on wages families employment and more

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Annie Massi
Trend employment growth continues in April, latest #LabourForce figures show. #statistics
Trend employment growth continues in April latest LabourForce figures show statistics

6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Apr 2017

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Do you know your numbers? ABS stats show that in 2014-15, 23.0% of adults had measured high blood pressure (140/90 mmHG or above), an increase from 21.5% of adults in 2011-12. May 17 is World Hypertension Day, find out more interesting stats on blood pressure in Australia here … #health [ Bit.ly Link ]
Do you know your numbers ABS stats show that in 201415 230
Steven Smith
Ron Verheyen
Ilise Girvan
Wages grow 0.5 per cent seasonally adjusted, latest #statistics reveal.
Wages grow 05 per cent seasonally adjusted latest statistics reveal

6345.0 - Wage Price Index, Australia, Mar 2017

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Ben Eldström
We're teaming up with Club Lime and Club Pink for the Fun Run and Walk 2017 in aid of the Cancer Council ACT in Belconnen, Canberra, on Thursday 25 May.
If you're going to be in the area then and can spare some to join us, please do!
Entry is $10 adults and $5 for students/concessions. Proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Council ACT.
Team entries close this Friday but individual entries may...
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Were teaming up with Club Lime and Club Pink for the Fun

ABS Fun Run

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Anthea Smith
Our housing commitments figures are an important sign of home sales around the country. This article in The Advocate newspaper reports on the picture in Tasmania.
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Our housing commitments figures are an important sign of home sales around

Tassie home loans’ growth spurt

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“The idea of a ‘traditional nuclear family’ has been changing for some time now,” says Stephen Collett, Program Manager of Household Characteristics and Social Reporting at the ABS, as we mark the International Day of Families. “Trends in divorce and remarriage have contributed to more one-parent, step and blended families. There has also been an increase in the number of children under the...
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The idea of a traditional nuclear family has been changing for some
Jacqueline Vickery-Thomas
Kiara Williams
ABS celebrates International Day of Families by showing the changes in families with the number of couple families without children projected to exceed the number of couple families with children and become the most common family type in Australia between 2023 and 2029. Find out more amazing statistics to mark National Families Week. #InternationalDayOfFamilies #NationalFamiliesWeek [ Bit.ly...
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ABS celebrates International Day of Families by showing the changes in families
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Cherie Bennett
Margaret Johnson
Good use of our small business statistics in this article on the The Sydney Morning Herald that examines some of the issues faced by sole traders.
Good use of our small business statistics in this article on the

Sole traders doing it all by themselves

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Happy Mother's Day.
Impress your mum with some Mother’s Day stats:
• Latest ABS figures shows there were 305,377 births registered in Australia in 2015, a 1.9% increase from 2014.
• 51% of all births registered were male babies.
• Australia’s total fertility rate in 2015 was 1.81 babies per woman,
• The fertility rate for 30 – 34 year olds was the highest for all age groups, followed by 25 –...
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Happy Mothers Day Impress your mum with some Mothers Day stats Latest
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Sid Triffitt
Do you live to work or work to live? Our latest Characteristics of Employment report shows that mean weekly earnings for full-time employees and owner managers of incorporated enterprises in all jobs rose by 43 per cent over the 10 years to August 2016 – from $1,051 to $1,506. For males, this mean weekly earnings was $1,605 while for females it was $1,341. The mean weekly earnings for...
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Do you live to work or work to live Our latest Characteristics

6333.0 - Characteristics of Employment, Australia, August 2016

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Paul Taylor
Our statistics are used far and wide, such as this opinion piece in the North Queensland Register.
Our statistics are used far and wide such as this opinion piece

State horticulture leads ag employment

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Have you cut back your spending on shopping, restaurants or household goods? Chances are you're not alone with our retail trade figures for March showing Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 per cent in March 2017, seasonally adjusted.
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Have you cut back your spending on shopping restaurants or household goods
Retail turnover falls 0.1 per cent in March, latest Retail Trade figures show. #statistics
Retail turnover falls 01 per cent in March latest Retail Trade figures show statistics

8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Mar 2017

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It's #NVW17 - what better time for you to tell us how we can improve statistics on volunteering and giving.
Consultation closes this Friday so click on the link before it's too late!
Its NVW17 what better time for you to tell us how we

4159.0.55.004 - Discussion Paper: Information needs for Volunteering data, April 2017

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Mario Dall'est
Jillian Talbot
Jillian Talbot
Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.8% in March, latest Building Approvals statistics reveal. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Trend dwelling approvals rise 08 in March latest Building Approvals statistics reveal
The total value of Australia's environmental assets or natural capital was $6,138 billion at 30 June 2016, more than double the value of $2,953 billion in 2006, according to the Australian Environmental-Economic Accounts, 2017. Find out more …
The total value of Australias environmental assets or natural capital was 6138

4655.0 - Australian Environmental-Economic Accounts, 2017

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Bronwyn Mason
Do you need a holiday? In August 2016, there were 9.8 million employees in Australia, of which 7.4 million (75%) had paid leave entitlements, while 2.5 million (25%) did not. The industry divisions with the most employees without paid leave entitlements were Accommodation and food services (20 per cent) and Retail trade (15 per cent). Read our latest Characteristics of Employment report to...
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Do you need a holiday In August 2016 there were 98 million

6333.0 - Characteristics of Employment, Australia, August 2016

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Are you part of the majority when it comes to employment? In August 2016, there were 11.8 million employed people in Australia.
The majority of these, 9.8 million were employees, while 826,900 were owner managers of incorporated enterprises and a further 1.2 million were owner managers of unincorporated enterprises.
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Are you part of the majority when it comes to employment In