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A comprehensive general reference work which includes basic statistics and different feature articles each year. Data are presented in tables and related explanatory text, some of which are illustrated by maps and graphs. The statistical coverage includes subjects such as population; labour, income and welfare; housing; health; education; crime and justice; culture and recreation; environment; agriculture; forestry and fishing; mining; energy; manufacturing; construction; service industries; tourism; transport; communications; science and technology; the financial system; government finance; prices; national and international accounts; as well as chapters on Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations and defence.
This product has been available on CD-ROM for IBM PCs (1301.0.30.001) annually since 1995. The CD-ROM product includes several features designed to enhance its usability for research and analysis. These features include electronic searching, bookmarking and annotation. In addition, selected material can be readily copied into other documents as required. The CD-ROM also includes pictorial material not included in the printed book.