close Data in ABS.Stat beta will be updated as soon as possible following its 11:30 release on the ABS website. We advise using Internet Explorer to view this site, there are identified issues when using other browsers. An upgrade to the latest version of ABS.Stat is in development and will be available soon.

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Welcome to ABS.Stat

Announcement: New Version of ABS.Stat coming soon

An upgrade to the latest version of ABS.Stat is in development and will be available soon. All data currently available in ABS.Stat Beta will be available in the new version along with some brand new datasets. There will be an overlap period were both systems are available to assist with the transition. The new version of ABS.Stat will include the new Data Explorer user interface and improved application programming interfaces (APIs).

The new ABS.Stat will support faster release of data. Following a Beta period, data will be available in Data Explorer and Data APIs shortly after it is published to the ABS website.

Data Explorer user interface

  • Improved search to help you find the data you are interested in
  • Improved accessibility
  • Customise your data selection and table view
  • Create data visualisations
  • Generate a persistent link to your custom data table or chart that you can bookmark and share
  • Generate requests to the new Data API based on your selection

Application Programming Interface (API).

  • Full compliance with the SDMX 2.1 information model
  • More format options - data is available in XML, JSON and CSV and metadata available in XML and JSON
  • Visit ABS Data API (Beta) to learn more about the new API and start testing it today

About ABS.Stat Beta

Data in this ABS.Stat beta release may not necessarily be the most up to date. You are advised to check the ABS website (abs.gov.au) for the latest data.

We recognise that there are still some issues in the beta release. We have compiled a list of issues identified so far and are currently working to rectify these. If further issues are discovered please let us know using the "Contact us" link at the top of the page. The ABS privacy policy outlines how the ABS handles any personal information that you provide to us.


About ABS.Stat

ABS.Stat Beta is an interactive free online tool that presents data in a searchable, flexible and dynamic way.

ABS.Stat provides users with two options:
  • a web browser interface where you can view, query and download data;

  • and
  • a web services interface described in a machine-processable format using the Statistical Data and Metadata Standard (SDMX) allowing machine-to-machine mechanisms for accessing and sharing ABS data
  • The ABS.Stat web interface allows you to:
  • search and discover ABS statistics
  • query, view and download data - choose pre-packaged data or customise data to your own requirements
  • view valuable metadata alongside the data
  • export data in a range of formats such as Excel and CSV as well as SDMX.
  • The ABS.Stat web services allow the exchange of data between computer systems, or machine-to-machine services. The web services allow the ABS to share data through a programmatic interface across the internet.

    Full User Assistance for both options is available from the top right hand navigation bar.

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