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1370.0 - Measures of Australia's Progress, 2004  
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Abbreviations

The following abbreviations have been used in graphics and tables throughout this publication.

Australia, States and Territories of Australia


Aust.

Australia

NSW

New South Wales

Vic.

Victoria

Qld

Queensland

SA

South Australia

WA

Western Australia

Tas.

Tasmania

NT

Northern Territory

ACT

Australian Capital Territory

Other abbreviations


ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

AEC

Australian Electoral Commission

AGPS

Australian Government Publishing Service

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AQIS

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

CD

Collection District

CDEP

Community Development Employment Program

CFCs

Chlorofluorocarbons

CLG

Community Leaders Group

CNG

Compressed Natural Gas

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DALY

Disability Adjusted Life Year

DEH

Department of the Environment and Heritage

DEST

Department of Education, Science and Training

DFD

Domestic Final Demand

EDR

Economically Demonstrated Resources

ERP

Estimated Resident Population

EU

European Union

FCE

Final Consumption Expenditure

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GPI

Genuine Progress Indicator

GSS

General Social Survey

GST

Goods and Services Tax

HCFC

Hydrochlorofluorocarbons

HDI

Human Development Index

IBRA

Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia

IDEA

International Institute for Democratic and Electoral Assistance

IGR

Intergenerational Report

IGVA

Industry Gross Value Added

IHO

Indigenous Housing Organisations

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IUCN

World Conservation Union

IVA

Industry Value Added

LPG

Liquid Petroleum Gas

LWRDC

Land and Water Resources Development Corporation

MAP

Measures of Australia's Progress

MCEETYA

Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs

MFP

Multifactor Productivity

NEPM

National Environment Protection Measures

NGGI

National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

NLWRA

National Land and Water Resources Audit

NRSMPA

National Representative System of Marine Protected Areas

NSESD

National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

ODPT

Ozone Depleting Potential Tonnes

PIM

Perpetual Inventory Method

PPM

Parts Per Million

PSR

Pressure-State-Response

R&D

Research and Development

RCIADIC

Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

REER

Real Effective Exchange Rate

RFA

Regional Forest Agreement

RNNDI

Real Net National Disposable Income

ROW

Rest of the world

SEIFA

Socioeconomic Index for Areas

SESAME

System of Economic and Social Accounting Matrices and Extensions

SNA

System of National Accounts

SOE

State of the Environment

TFR

Total Fertility Rate

TNTS

The New Tax System

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

UNFCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

USA

United States of America

UV

Ultraviolet

VET

Vocational Education Training

WHO

World Health Organisation


Symbols and usages

The following symbols and usages mean:


billion

1,000 million

cm

centimetres

CO2

carbon dioxide

CO2-e

carbon dioxide equivalent

GJ

gigajoules of energy

GL

gigalitres

hrs

hours

ha

hectares

Kg

kilograms

km

kilometre

km-sq

square kilometres

m2

square metre

ML

megalitre

MT

megatonnes

n.a.

not available

n.p.

not published

n.y.a.

not yet available

no.

number

p

preliminary - figures or series subject to revision

SO2

sulfur dioxide

0C

degrees Celsius

'000

thousand

$

dollar

$b

billion dollars

$/cap

per capita dollars

$m

million dollars

%

per cent

*

subject to high sampling variability

* *

data suppressed due to unacceptably high sampling variability

. .

not applicable

-

nil or rounded to zero

Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between the sums of the component items
and totals.


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