The Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research (BCARR) undertakes research and provides economic and data analysis on communications, arts, cities and regions to support evidence-based policy development and advice.

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Publications

Snapshot of Cities and Regions—chart pack

This chart pack provides a summary of population, employment, housing and liveability trends for our cities and regions.

Understanding Regional Data: Population

Fact sheet providing a high level guide to finding and using regional population data.

Understanding statistical geography

Factsheet providing a quick guide to assist people to analyse regional data and consider what geographical scale most accurately represents their region/s of interest.

2021 Estimated Resident Population

Statistical factsheet of the Estimated Resident Population for Australian regions and capital cities to June 2021.

Population growth, housing and housing affordability in South East Queensland placemats

These placemats are based on the initial findings from the population and housing analysis of the ongoing South East Queensland (SEQ) research project. Key findings include:

Subscription video on demand (SVOD)—March 2022 statistical snapshot

The summary findings in this document are intended to accompany the SVOD dashboard updated in March 2022 by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research (BCARR), within the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications.

Encouraging the continuation of work-from-home in a post-pandemic world

This report examines the benefits and drawbacks of working from home from the perspectives of both employees and employers.

Australia's Broadband Performance—statistical snapshot

This statistical snapshot is intended to accompany the Australia's Broadband Performance Dashboard released in March 2022 by the Bureau