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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2006  
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SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

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


’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
ABAREAustralian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACEadult and community education
ANZSICAustralian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
APECAsia-Pacific Economic Coorporation
ASEANAssociation of South East Asian Nations
ASCOAustralian Standard Classification of Occupations
ASOCAustralian Standard Offence Classification
bbillion
c.f.compared with
COCFconsumption of fixed capital
CwlthCommonwealth
EDReconomic demonstrated resources
e.g.for example
etc.etcetera
EUEuropean Union
excl.excludes/excluding
f.o.b.free-on-board
FTEfull-time equivalent
GDPgross domestic product
GJgigajoule
GLgigalitre
GMIgross mixed income
GOSgross operating surplus
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
IVAindustry value added
kgkilogram
kmkilometre
ktkilotonne
kWhkilowatt hour
Llitre
LNGliquified natural gas
LPGliquified petroleum gas
mmillion
m2square metre
m3cubic metre
MARmean annual run-off
MBmegabyte
Mcmillion carots
mgmilligram
mill.million
MLmegalitre
Mm3million cubic metres
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n.p.not for publication/not separately published
n.y.a.not yet available
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPBToperating profit before tax
PJpetajoule
PSIprincipal source of income
R&Dresearch and development
SARspecial administrative region
SITCStandard International Trade Classification
sq kmsquare kilometre
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)
NSWNew South Wales
Vic.Victoria
QldQueensland
SASouth Australia
WAWestern Australia
Tas.Tasmania
NTNorthern Territory
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
Aust.Australia


Yearly periods shown, for example, as 2004, refer to the year ended 31 December 2004; those shown, for example, as 2004-05, refer to the year ended 30 June 2005. 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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