Frequently Asked Questions
DATA AND ANALYTICS
Why do I need CityDataAustralia.com.au when there are multiple property data websites out there?
While there are multiple data platforms that offer timely and detailed property prices, however, they leave out the most important information, that is the characteristics of locations where the houses are located.
In fact, the attributes of a location is matter to home buyers much more than the house itself: as it is relatively easy to build a new home but it is extremely costly to choose the wrong location.
Australia is a huge country with the size equal to the U.S.A, each location can be greatly different to others in regarding to demographics, job opportunities, transport and culture. Therefore, choosing a right location that meets your preferences could be a huge task.
CityDataAustralia.com.au is founded to solve this problem, that is to make it really easy for users to find and compare between any locations in Australia, helping them making informed decisions.
What kind of data I can find on CityDataAustralia.com.au?
CityDataAustralia.com.au offers detailed, comprehensive and meaningful profiles of all locations in Australia. You can find up to 100 community indicators and up to 300 indicators for states and territories, covering critical topics such as jobs, health, business, economy, education and demographics.
You will be amazed about the depth and breadth of our data. All topics and data are standardized across locations to allow easy comparison between locations.
What suburbs or cities are covered by CityDataAustralia.com.au?
Overall, users can find in-depth attributes for over 12,000 locations (100% area of Australia) and make 72 million comparisons between any two locations in Australia.
You have a location mind; CityDataAustralia.com.au will have an answer for you! Guaranteed!
Do I need to have a Degree in Statistics to use CityDataAustralia.com.au platform?
No, it is super easy for everyone to use our data platform, whether you are student, economist, home buyer or executive. We use the best data analytic and visualization tools to create beautiful and interactive tables and charts. Statistics will be never boring again!
How can I find the locations that satisfy my criteria?
We built easy tools to help you find the locations of your preference quickly. City Finder allows you to set the values for up to 10 indicators, then the locations that satisfy your criteria will appear.
City Ranker can allow you to rank locations based on one criteria for quick identification of locations of your preferences. For example, you can find the location that has lowest population and dwelling density, or has highest proportion of people were born in the U.K.
What is the best strategy to use CityDataAustralia.com.au?
If you already have a location in mind, all you need to do is to enter the name of location, and choose the correct location type such as suburb or Local Government Area, click Search and you will see the location profile.
If you would like to compare between two locations, just enter the names of two locations, click Search and you will see the location profile.
If you do not have any specific location, you can use City Finder and City Ranker functions to find all possible locations that satisfy your preferences.
Where does CityDataAustralia.com.au get its data?
We collect data from multiple trusted sources including federal and state specialised statistical agencies as well as domestic and overseas data providers. Examples are Australia Bureau of Statistics, Bureau of Meteorology, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Institute of Criminology, Homelessness Australia, Live Performance Australia, TomTom Global Traffic Index, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, and many specialized surveys such as Health Survey, Household Income and Wealth Survey, Housing Occupation and Costs Survey, Housing Mobility and Conditions Survey, among many others.
This guarantees that our data is comprehensive, legitimate, robust, unbiased and of the highest quality that you can trust.
How can I use the content produced by CityDataAustralia.com.au?
How often the data is updated?
We have set up automated data collection, analysis and visualization tools so you will see the most-up to date data tables and visualizations every time you visit CityDataAustralia.com.au.
DATA ACCESS AND PURCHASE
Do I need to pay before I can access to the data?
You are welcome to use free content on our platform. If you would like to access to advanced topics or data, you then are required to either subscribe to a plan or buy data reports.
How can I purchase a data report?
Step 1: Enter the name of location
Step 2: Make the payment
Step 3: The data report will be sent to your email
Can I purchase raw data to make my own analysis?
Yes. Please contact us with your specific requirements including locations and data. We will send you a quote for your consideration.
Is my purchase secure?
Absolutely. We use the strongest security measures available. All personal details entered on our site will be encrypted by SSL web server certificates.
The payment is solely handed by PayPal, which is world's leading online payment provider. All financial details are encrypted to the same standards as you’d expect from any large financial institution.
How can I pay?
How can CityDataAustralia.com.au help migrants?
Australia welcomes about 200,000 migrants per year. In addition, hundreds of thousands of people move inter-state each year due to job or family commitments. We understand that finding a right suburb, city and state is an overwhelming task.
Obviously, you would like to live in a city where there are many vacant jobs, low crime rate, low traffic congestion, comfortable weather, affordable house prices, high-quality social services such as healthcare and education. You can find all these information from our system in no time. You can also easily compare between any two locations to make informed strategic decisions that shape your future.
How can CityDataAustralia.com.au help home buyers and property investors?
Location is the most important factor when it comes to purchasing your home or an investment property. You would like to buy in desired areas with attributes such as low housing density; availability of jobs, convenient transport and so on. You can easily find op to 100 community indicators and up to 300 state and territory indicators. Furthermore, you can use the easy tools to find the locations of your preferences easily.
We are confident that our data platform will help you to make informed and confident decisions.
How can CityDataAustralia.com.au help my business grow?
You can use our data to find the best location to set up your business. You can identify a location that meets your key criteria such as income, age, gender, the number of potential customers and the potential market size.
Once your business is set up, you can use our data platform to keep abreast about local, city, state and national economic performance in order to propose strategies to boost your business's growth.
How can CityDataAustralia.com.au help real estate agents?
Real estate agents do not just sell the houses. They also sell the areas where the houses are located. With our system, real estate agents will have access to comprehensive local characteristics such as occupations, unemployment rate, income, ethnicity and educational attainments, which would be highly valued by home buyers and potentially adds value to the houses.
Real estate agents can print out the community data report or economic data report to distribute to customers. The report is professionally prepared and business name/logo of the agent can be inserted into the report to market their business to potential customers.