Browse through our short survey practice guides, links to various National Statistical Services (NSS) resources, and other reference materials to assist with your survey development.
|Data item design|
|Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006|
The ANZSIC lists and describes the standards for classifying industries by activity.
Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO), 2013
The ANZSCO lists and describes the standards for classifying occupations by activity.
|Selecting the main data collection mode|
View the Data Collection Mode survey practice guide online.
Download a PDF copy of the Data Collection Mode survey practice guide.
View the Survey Reminders survey practice guide online.
Download a PDF copy of the Survey Reminders practice guide.
ABS forms design
The ABS forms design standards manual provides detailed information about data collection methodology.
|Sample Size Calculator|
The Sample Size Calculator helps you calculate a simple random sample size for your research.
|Alternative sources of data|
|Australian Government Business Surveys Register (AGBSR)|
The AGBSR holds summary information of all the surveys that have received a full review and approval by the SCH, except for those between January 2008 and September 2014.
Use the Survey Manager's contact details on each survey page to request more information.
|Other design resources and references|
|NSS statistical references|
The NSS statistical references lists research papers, reference papers, and links to other free resources.
NSS resources ABS forms design
The NSS resources lists NSS' and other free resources.