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1291.0 - A Guide to Major ABS Classifications, 1998  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/09/1998   
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Purpose of the classification

The Private/Public classification is used to identify whether an enterprise is a public or private unit. The Private/Public classification defines the scope of the Government Finance Statistics collection, and is used extensively in Survey of Employment and Earnings and other related collections. An example of the use of this classification is in the analysis of private and public proportions of non-financial corporations and financial corporation sector activity.

Structure of the classification

The structure of the classification is:



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