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1291.0 - A Guide to Major ABS Classifications, 1998  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/09/1998   
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Provides an overview of the major ABS classifications and assist users wishing to gain a broad understanding of these classifications. This will aid the interpretation and analysis of statistics provided by the ABS. The classifications referred to in the guide relate to industry, geographical areas of Australia, production and trade commodities, countries, occupations, government finance and offences. In addition to providing a ready description of the nature of these key classifications, the guide gives details of ABS products that are available to be used in association with the classifications.






Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
AREA: Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC)
AREA: Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC)
INDUSTRY: Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
COMMODITY: Australian and New Zealand Standard Commodity Classification (ANZSCC)
COMMODITY: Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding system (HS)
GOVERNMENT FINANCE: Classifications used in Government Finance Statistics (GFS)
INSTITUTIONAL SECTOR: Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia (SESCA)
RESEARCH: Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC)
OCCUPATION: Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO)
CRIME: Australian Standard Offences Classification (ASOC)
LANGUAGES: Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL)
RELIGION: Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG)
QUALIFICATIONS: ABS Classification of Qualifications (ABSCQ)
Appendix 1: Other principal classifications used by the ABS

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