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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/01/2005   
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Contents >> Symbols and Abbreviations

The following symbols and abbreviations are shown in tables and graphs:


‘000thousand
$dollar
$’000thousand dollars
$mmillion dollars
$bbillion dollars
%percentage
nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
. .not applicable
^estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution
*estimate has a relative standard error of between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
**estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
Cdegrees Celsius

ABARE Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ANZSICAustralian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
APECAsia-Pacific Economic Coorporation
ASEANAssociation of South East Asian Nations
bm3billion cubic metres
COCFconsumption of fixed capital
CwlthCommonwealth
CO2-ecarbon dioxide equivalent
e.g.for example
etc.etcetera
EUEuropean Union
excl.excludes/excluding
f.o.b.free-on-board
FTEfull-time equivalent
GDPgross domestic product
Gggigagram
GJgigajoule
GLgigalitre
GSTGoods and Services Tax
Gtgigatonne
GVAgross value added
GWhgigawatt hours
hahectare
HECSHigher Education Contribution Scheme
ICD-10International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision
i.e.that is
incl.includes/including
IPDimplicit price deflators
kgkilogram
kmkilometre
km2square kilometre
km3cubic kilometre
ktkilotonne
kWhkilowatt hour
Llitre
mmetre
m2square metre
m3cubic metre
MBmegabyte
mill.million
MLmegalitre
mmmillimetre
Mtmegatonne
NDPnet domestic product
NOSnet operating surplus
no.number
n.a.not available
n.e.c.not elsewhere classified
n.e.i.not elsewhere included
n.e.s.not elsewhere specified
n.f.d.not further defined
n.p.not for publication
n.y.a.not yet available
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PAYGPay As You Go
PJpetajoule
SARspecial administrative region
SITCStandard International Trade Classification
sq kmsquare kilometre
ttonne
TAFEtechnical and further education
TJterajoules
UNUnited Nations
VETvocational education and training


Abbreviations are used for the following countries and Australian states and territories:


ChinaChina (excl. SARs and Taiwan Prov.)
Hong KongHong Kong (SAR of China)
NSW New South Wales
Vic.Victoria
QldQueensland
SASouth Australia
WAWestern Australia
Tas.Tasmania
NTNorthern Territory
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
Aust.Australia

Yearly periods shown, for example, as 2003, refer to the year ended 31 December 2003; those shown, for example, as 2003-04, refer to the year ended 30 June 2004. Other yearly periods are specifically indicated. The range of years shown in the table headings, for example, 1901 to 2004, indicates the period covered, but does not necessarily imply that each intervening year is included or that the yearly period has remained the same throughout the series.

Values are shown in Australian dollars ($) or cents (c) unless another currency is specified.

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

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