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Excess deaths, Australia, early 2022

My friend told me he’d heard Australia’s death rate this year has been abnormally high. Sure enough, the ABS reports here (lots of data here for those who want it):In 2022, there were 75,593 deaths that occurred by 31 May and were registered by 31 July, which is 10,757 (16.6%) more than the historical average. That included 4,465 […]

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GovHack: Jobs north of Adelaide

What are the required future skills sets for upcoming job opportunities in Barossa, Gawler, Light and Adelaide Plains areas? Regional Development Australia in the BGLAP area north of Adelaide has asked this question for participants in GovHack 2022 to answer using open data. See this Google Drive folder with a Google Sheet, the data taken […]

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Most of Australia is empty

Using 2021 Estimated Resident Population (2021 census isn’t out yet). Regions shown are Significant Urban Areas.

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Distance from CBD

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Adelaide’s grids

My home city of Adelaide has many of its main roads laid out in regular grids, unlike topographically constrained cities like Sydney and Brisbane. This article is viewable both on this site and on Mappage, my webapp for looking at statistics. If you’re reading this on a large screen, it’s best to read this article in […]

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Married but not married: marital status in the census

I had a few surprises looking at marital status in the Australian census, including the combination of the two different marital status variables. This article is viewable both on this site and on Mappage, my webapp for looking at statistics. If you’re reading this on a large screen, it’s best to read this article in Mappage, […]

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Aussie vaccine stats by geography

Tl;dr: Through spring 2021, the poorest areas in most states are 20% behind the least-poor areas in the vaccination rollout. The pandemic is one of those news topics with a lot of numbers that gives stats nerds like me things to follow and discuss. I begin by noting how lucky we have been so far […]

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MapUp presentation

My presentation at MapUp, 7th July 2021 Main ODP (like PowerPoint) fileMap of aged homes in SA Links2007 interactive mapMappage (esp see Examples page)Map of libraries in SASeismogram download pageEarthquake database web app

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Who goes where: Internal migration in the Australian census

How often do Australians move house? At what age are people most or least likely to move? Where are people moving from and to? Lots of trivia from the 2016 census. This article is viewable both on this site and on Mappage, my webapp for looking at statistics. If you’re reading this on a large […]