December 20, 2017 7
Damaging and expensive or just common sense: we look at all the ways postal surveys should and shouldn't be used in the future.
April 12, 2017 7
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?
November 25, 2016 2
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.
November 17, 2016 2
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.
October 19, 2016 4
The ABS says a high response rate to the 2016 census means its data is clean. Not so, writes former Australian Statistician Bill McLennan.
September 29, 2016 7
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September 26, 2016 6
We won't know how many people completed the census until early next year, according to the ABS.
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 […]
September 12, 2016 3
The Australian Bureau of Statistics is reportedly struggling to find field staff to collect the outstanding forms before the September 23 deadline.
September 9, 2016 1
The ABS can't release information about its say-nothing response to a media inquiry.