About Data Quality Online

The value of data, especially statistical data, is in its quality, commonly referred to as "fitness for purpose". That is, whether you can use the data for the purpose you had in mind.

The purpose of the this website is to assist you to clearly communicate the key characteristics of the data which impact on quality through the drafting of a Data Quality Statement.

The Data Quality Statement uses the ABS Data Quality Framework to reflect a broad and inclusive approach to data quality.

A Data Quality Statement produced using the Online Tool promotes data use and re-use by: