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Data availability

Data availability

Data availability by level of geography and data source

Module

Topic or life stage

Regional levels

Data source

Topics

People and communities

AUS, STE, IREG, IARE, SA3, SA2

Census of Population and Housing 2016

Topics

Culture and Language

AUS, STE

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15

Topics

Education and work

AUS, STE, IREG, IARE, SA3, SA2

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15

Topics

Health risk factors

AUS, STE

NATSIHS 2018-19, MBS

Topics

Health conditions

AUS, STE, IREG

NATSIHS 2018-19, National Morbidity (Hospital) Database, National Eye Health Survey

Topics

Disability

AUS, STE

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19

Topics

Life expectancy and mortality

AUS, STE

National Mortality Database

Topics

Housing circumstances and health

AUS, STE, IREG

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15

Life stages

Mothers and babies

AUS, STE, IREG

National Perinatal Data Collection

Life stages

Children

AUS, STE

Australian Early Development Census, Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15

Life stages

Adolescents and youth

AUS, STE

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15, MBS

Life stages

Adults

AUS, STE

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15, MBS

Life stages

Older people

AUS, STE

Census 2016, NATSIHS 2018-19, NATSISS 2014–15, MBS

Regional level geography

Name

ASGS region

Number (excluding non-spatial)

Australia

AUS

1

State and Territory

STE

8

Indigenous Region

IREG

40

Indigenous Area

IARE

412

Statistical Area Level 3

SA3

340

Statistical Area Level 2

SA2

2,292

Indigenous communities and locations

Number of Indigenous communities and locations by state

State

Number of Indigenous community locations

Number of Indigenous community location names

Number of other locations

New South Wales

60

62

4,458

Victoria

1

1

2,913

Queensland

204

297

3,224

South Australia

144

214

1,659

Western Australia

359

838

1,649

Tasmania

4

6

762

Northern Territory

820

2,326

246

Australian Capital Territory

0

0

129

Other territories

0

3

4

TOTAL

1,592

3,747

15,044

Source for Indigenous community locations: AGIL 2019

Source for other locations: ABS State Suburbs (SSC) 2016

Note: The ‘Number of Indigenous communities and locations by state’ table, uses AGIL 2019 and ABS State Suburbs 2016, and presents Indigenous community locations that are unique, Indigenous community location names – which may include multiple names for some community locations, and other locations which are unique. The RIFIC List of Communities does not match the number of Indigenous community locations and other locations because additional locations were added to the search list.