ABS Indicator API (Beta)
About the Beta
This beta release allows you to preview ABS Indicator API before it is released in its final form and gives you the opportunity to provide the ABS with feedback as we work to enhance the service.
We will continue to load new datasets and update existing datasets as soon as possible after embargo on the data is lifted. However, data in this beta release may not necessarily be the most up to date. For the most up to date information visit the ABS website.
Availability of the ABS Indicator API (Beta) is not guaranteed. The service may be subject to change.
If you have any issues with the ABS Indicator API, you can ask for help and provide feedback through our API Community of Practice.
The ABS Indicator REST API (Beta) allows you to request headline economic statistics from the ABS including Australia's key economic indicators.
All datasets are small, containing only the most in-demand data, so responses are returned as fast as possible. If you wish to request full economic datasets you can do so using the ABS Data API (Beta).
The ABS Indicator API uses the Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) standard. Data is available in XML, JSON and CSV.
This service only responds to a single
Data is available in XML, JSON and CSV. If no format is selected the API will return XML.
Metadata is available in XML and JSON.
Access to this API is managed by API Key. Currently ABS Indicator API is in a closed Beta. If you are interested in testing and providing feedback please contact us at email@example.com.
If you have been issued an API Key you need to add it as a header in your API requests:
If you are using the linked Swagger user interface to test the API, click ‘Authorize’ enter your API Key and then click 'Authorize' again.
The OpenAPI / swagger definition for this service is here
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