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New Data: Australia Subnational - Summary
Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 22:59 ET
By Jacky Cheung
Summary
April 2011 -- We announce a broad range of subnational data for Australia.
Detail

As of April 2011, Moody's Analytics Data Buffet offers an expanded subnational Australia database, based on key national statistics sources. Economic sectors include consumer, credit quality, demographics, financial, labor and wages, national accounts, prices, real estate, and national/regional profiles. Coverage varies, but certain data available as often as monthly, with geographic granularity to the statistical division (SD) level.

The following listings and table summarize the new coverage. For full detail, please see other articles in Data Buffet News, attached to time series via Mnemonics 411, or catalog sections linked from the partial list of releases at the end of this article.

The subnational data for Australia is part of the Moody's Analytics Global Database product.  Please contact your sales representative for details.

Table 1. Summary of economic indicators.  Available series frequencies are five years, annual, quarterly or monthly (5A, A, Q, M).  We obtain the bulk of the datasets from ABS; sources are described in Listing 1.  Geographic abbreviations are described in Listing 2.

Indicator Geo Level(s) Frequencies Source(s)
    5A A Q M  
Consumer
Retail trade         M ABS
Vehicle sales         M ABS
Credit Quality
Bankruptcies         M ITSA
Demographics
Population by cohort   5A       ABS
Population estimates SD   A     ABS
Population estimates by cohort     A     ABS
Components of change     A     ABS
Households     A     ABS
Population components         M ABS
Financial
Lending finance         M ABS
Labor and Wages
Wage and salaries     A     ABS
Average weekly wages       Q   ABS
Employment by industry Nation, MSR     Q   ABS
Employment S/T       M ABS
Labor market S/T, city       M ABS
National Accounts
Gross state product S/T   A     ABS
Prices
Consumer price index       Q   ABS
Real Estate
Building approval     A     ABS
Housing starts       Q   ABS
House price       Q   ABS
Housing affordability       Q   CB, HIA-A
Residential building permits         M ABS
Construction work completed         M ABS
Housing finance         M ABS
National regional profile            
Estimates of unemployment SD   A     ABS
Estimates of personal income SD   A     ABS
Households SD   A     ABS
Demographics SD   A     ABS
Building approval SD   A     ABS
Population by cohort SD   A     ABS

Listing 1. Data sources.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Australia's national statistical agency.  Provides main economic indicators including: national accounts, production, prices, labor force and demography, income, housing finance, retail, building approval and foreign trade.
Commonwealth Bank; HIA of Australia (CB, HIA-A)
Quarterly housing affordability report for nation and states/territories, including affordability indices, affordability multiple, and minimum mortgage repayments.
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia (ITSA)
Insolvencies and bankruptcies by quarter for nation and states.
 
Listing 2. Geographic levels in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) 2006:
  • Nation
  • Main structure
    • State and territory (S/T) - 11 (five states and six territories)
    • Statistical division (SD) - 69
    • Statistical subdivision (SSD) - 217
    • Statistical local area (SLA) - 1,426
  • City
  • Major statistical region (MSR) - 14.  For the five states, each has two MSRs: the SD of the capital city, and everything else.  Otherwise the MSR is contiguous with the territory.
Other
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FrequencyEvery 5 Years
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04 Sep 20192018
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Upcoming
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyQuarterly
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Upcoming
Release DateReference date
30 Oct 20193Q 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
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Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
19 Sep 20192018
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Catalog
Upcoming
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyMonthly
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Catalog
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyMonthly
GeographyAustralia
Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
22 Aug 2019Jul 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyQuarterly
GeographyAustralia
Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
20 Sep 20193Q 2019
20 Dec 20194Q 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyQuarterly
GeographyAustralia
Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
04 Sep 20192Q 2019
04 Dec 20193Q 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyQuarterly
GeographyAustralia
Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
20 Sep 20191Q 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyMonthly
GeographyAustralia
Catalog
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
06 Sep 2019Jul 2019
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyMonthly
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SourceAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
FrequencyAnnual (June)
GeographyAustralia
Upcoming
Release DateReference date
29 Aug 201901 Jan 2018