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Stats, nothing but stats

When I’m looking for inspiration for a post, I occasionally wander through the ABS website. If you’ve never tried it – have a look! It’s amazing what you can find there. So the Actuaries Digital editorial team asked me when I was going to post about the census. Sadly the ABS’ official release date of 27 June almost exactly coincided with my busiest period at work (our company has a 30 June year end), so I still haven’t had a chance to really play around with 2016 data. In the meantime, I’ve been playing with a tool that has been around for a while, but I hadn’t seen before – Census table builder. It even has a map visualisation function, which is very easy to use. In line with my previous interest in private and government schools, I’ve made a map of proportion of children who went to government high…