Josh Taylor April 12, 2017 7 Comments
The typical Australian is a 38-year-old married woman, according to the ABS, but is that just indicative of those who filled out the census?
Josh Taylor November 25, 2016 2 Comments
The census was the canary in the coal mine -- there should be some basic training and testing before other government services go online, says PM's cybersecurity guru.
Josh Taylor November 17, 2016 2 Comments
The Australian Bureau of Statistics says your census data is protected by legislation. And since no one would be mad enough to elect a crazy despot, it will be fine.
Crikey October 19, 2016 4 Comments
The ABS says a high response rate to the 2016 census means its data is clean. Not so, writes former Australian Statistician Bill McLennan.
Cassidy Knowlton September 29, 2016 7 Comments
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Josh Taylor September 26, 2016 6 Comments
We won't know how many people completed the census until early next year, according to the ABS.
Crikey September 12, 2016
On the Census Marilyn Chapple writes: Re. “ABS denies census is in crisis, with one in five forms still missing” (Friday). Maybe there is an explanation for many of the missing census forms. I have received four census forms. Three were posted, with three different logins, to three different versions of my address, which is a dual occupancy […]
Crikey September 12, 2016 3 Comments
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is reportedly struggling to find field staff to collect the outstanding forms before the September 23 deadline.
Crikey September 9, 2016 1 Comment
The ABS can't release information about its say-nothing response to a media inquiry.
Bernard Keane September 9, 2016 3 Comments
A month on from the census, only 80% of us have sent in our forms. And the Australian Bureau of Statistics is getting grumpier about it.