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									   Regional economic
        statistics



           Lisa Conolly
Director, Rural and Regional Statistics
Overview
•   About regional statistics at ABS
•   Why regional economic data is needed ?
•   Which regions ?
•   What do we know (and not know) ?
•   Future directions
National Regional Profile
Overview
•   About regional statistics at ABS
•   Why regional economic data is needed?
•   Which regions ?
•   What do we know (and not know) ?
•   Future directions
Regional economic data uses
•   Wellbeing - economic outcomes of policy
•   Distribution - of “economic wellbeing”
•   Micro-economic policy – industry and jobs
•   Regional economic development
•   Local planning –
    – urban development, social services,
      recreation, infrastructure, transport, etc..
What data is needed?
• Population, Participation, Productivity
• Population growth and turnover
• Labour market statistics
• Industry statistics
• Household economic wellbeing – wealth,
  income
• Aggregate production – GRP, GVA
Some economic drivers
• Productive environment (innovation,
  institutions, technology, knowledge
  infrastructure, national & global context)
• Human resources (demography,
  migration, social capital)
• Land (infrastructure, environment, quality of
  place)
Overview
•   About regional statistics at ABS
•   Why regional economic data is needed
•   Which regions ?
•   What do we know (and not know) ?
•   Future directions
Which regions?
• Administrative regions (State, LGA, RDA)
• Environmental regions (catchments, land
  management)
• Service regions (health, tourism, transport)
• ABS statistical geography (Australian
  Statistical Geography Standard - ASGS)
Local level economic data relates to ….


            People
             who           People that
             work            live here
             here




        Businesses that
         operate here
Statistical geography – SA4
Overview
•   About regional statistics at ABS
•   Why regional economic data is needed
•   Which regions ?
•   What do we know (and not know) ?
•   Future directions
Information in State Accounts (5206.0)

Includes more than aggregate growth -

    • Consumer behaviour
    • Capital projects – GFCF
    • Government operation
    • Industry operation and distribution
    • Income and wealth distribution
Sub-state economic data
What we know
•Some labour market characteristics
•Counts of businesses
•Personal income / Household income
•Commuter patterns from Census data
We know less about…
•Value of production (apart from Agriculture)
•Business performance
•Regional prices
•Personal or household wealth
Leichhardt LGA, NSW
Population in Leichhardt
• Estimated Resident Population in 2010
  was 55,596
• Average Annual Growth Rate from 2005-
  2010 was 0.26%
• Population turnover between 2001 and
  2006 was 75.2%
• 16 335 arrivals, 14 563 departures
Pensions & allowances –
Leichhardt (2004 – 2008)
Leichhardt Economic Portrait report; using Census 2006 data
Other census data used..
•   Journey to work
•   Occupation
•   Highest qualifications
•   Hours of work
•   Birthplace of workers
Leichhardt Counts of Businesses
Local level economic data for Leichhardt


            38,500
            people              55,500
             work               people
             here            live here



       7,300 businesses
          operate here
Overview
•   About regional statistics at ABS
•   Why regional economic data is needed
•   Which regions ?
•   What do we know (and not know) ?
•   Future directions
Regional data development
• Use administrative data sets
  – Tax, Centrelink, Valuer generals
• Small area modelling
  – Household wealth, regional economic models
• Data collection
  – Census content development, local surveys
ABS future directions
• Harness administrative data opportunities
• Support regional data providers and local
  data collections
• Prioritise regional economic data needs
  – Develop business cases for regional data
    development work
• Collaborate on regional case studies of
  national significance
Talk to us !
Thankyou


regional.statistics@abs.gov.au

lisa.conolly@abs.gov.au

								
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