New and forthcoming releases
These titles are a selection of what the ABS is releasing this quarter. It is not a complete list of ABS releases. Full lists of new releases are available from the Information on Releases link on the ABS home page, or daily via the email notification system.
AusStats and eLEP subscribers may access these titles on the ABS web site as soon as they are released.
Population Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: 2001 Census, (ABS cat.no. 4713.0)
Released 30/10/03. Libraries will receive a copy for their State or Territory.
Book Retailers, Australia, 2001-02 (ABS cat. no.1371.0 ) Released 14/10/2003.
Bookshops accounted for more than three-quarters ($976m) of the value of new book sales. Almost all (98%) new book sales were printed books, although $21.4m of electronic and audio books were also sold through Australian businesses. Core List libraries may request a copy.
National Health Survey: Private Health Insurance, Australia, 2001 (ABS cat.no. 4815.0.55.001 ) Released 1/10/2003. Contains national statistics about the types and levels of private health insurance cover held by Australians, cross classified with demographic characteristics, self-assessed health status, health-related actions, hospital admissions and selected long-term conditions. Some State and Territory data is included. Electronic format only.
Breastfeeding in Australia, 2001 (ABS cat.no. 4810.0.55.001) First issue 17/9/2003. Focuses on breastfeeding practices among Australian women and presents statistics on the age and education levels of mothers. Electronic format only.