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The major general reference book for Tasmanian statistics. Twenty-three chapters plus appendixes contain text, tables, maps and diagrams dealing with most aspects of Tasmania. Special articles by outside contributors dealing with specific items in most chapters. Chapters contain information on history and chronology; physical environment; government and administration; public finance; demography; agriculture; forestry, mining and fisheries; manufacturing; energy; trade distribution and tourism; transport and communication; private finance; housing and construction; education, libraries, recreation and religion; social welfare and health services; law and order; labour, wages and prices, and economic statistics. The statistical summary provides a historical summary of major statistics. A chronological list of events concerning Tasmania is also included.