(ABS)
Treasury
The ABS is Australia's official national statistical agency. It was established over 100 years ago as the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics, following enactment of the Census and Statistics Act 1905. The agency became the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 1975 with the passing of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975. The ABS provides statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters, covering government, business and the community. It also has an important coordination function with respect to the statistical activities of other official bodies, both in Australia and overseas
Appropriations 372163000
Departmental expenses 430803000
Average staffing level 2486
45 Benjamin Way
Belconnen ACT 2617
Australia

Sections

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    22 February 1977

  • Postal Address

    Locked Bag 10, Belconnen ACT 2616

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