Purpose of this publication
1.7. The principal purpose of this publication is to provide users of ABS statistics which have economic sector classifications applied to them, with an understanding of:
- the nature of the standards and their application in ABS statistics
- the international standards on which the classifications are based
1.8. The publication is also intended as a guide to ABS staff who are responsible for applying the classifications in the diverse range of ABS statistics.
Structure of this publication
- the links between the various classifications.