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ABS birth registration data

Identifying and definitional attributes

Item type:Help on this termData Source
Description:Help on this termBirth statistics published by the ABS are sourced from birth registrations systems administered by state and territory Registrars of Births, Deaths and Marriages, based on data provided on an information form completed by the parent(s) of the child. Registration of births is compulsory in Australia under relevant state/territory legislation.
Link to data source:Help on this termhttp://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/5A9DC60007A5A0F8CA25766A00127F04/$File/33010_2008.pdf
Quality statement:Help on this termABS birth registration data, 2008 QS

Collection and usage attributes

Frequency:Help on this termAnnual

Source and reference attributes

Data custodian:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics