30 January 2009

ABS tells us what we already know... again

| johnboy
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The Canberra Times is reporting on the Bureau of Stats “Picture of the Nation” publication.

People in new suburbs have more babies. The Inner-South is home to more money.

One supposes there’s some value in confirming prejudices with data.

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It’s only a rehash of the 2006 census. Anyone who has looked at that in depth won’t find much new, other than a bit of interpretation for the masses.

If you are bored (like me), check out the wording used. for example: excess of births over deaths. Gives you a feel for what the authors thing is good and bad.

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