1304.5 - Stats Talk WA (Newsletter), Apr 2005  
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Year Book Australia 2005

The Year Book Australia 2005 provides a comprehensive and definitive source of information about Australia. Over 900 pages long, the Year Book spans topics which cover Australia's economic position and social conditions, as well as articles about our community and environment.

To celebrate 100 years of official statistics, both the hard copy Year Book and its CD-ROM companion are presented as a special offer in one package, making it great value for money. The CD-ROM is the ideal resource for the business computer network and it complements the hard cover version by giving you rapid access to every subject.

A simple interface and a full electronic index make it a convenient source of the up to date information that every business needs from time to time.

Special articles featured in the Year Book 2005 include:

  • Temperature measurement and the Stevenson screen
  • Sustainable microfinance in Vietnam
  • Population figures for state grants – an historical perspective
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians – projections 2001 to 2009
  • Same-sex couple families
  • The population census – a brief history
  • Selected findings from the 2002 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
  • Labour force experience
  • Working arrangements
  • Young people in employment

To order your copy of the Year Book Australia 2005 online visit the ABS Web Site.