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ABC of the ABS - An online dictionary of statistical terms commonly used in ABS publications.
Statistical Language! (cat. no. 1332.0.55.002) - A glossary of basic statistical terms aimed at helping people understand statistics.
Directory of Statistical Sources - An online tool for data users to identify and access reference information about ABS statistical collections such as purpose, scope and coverage, and summary information about the various data items.
Glossary of Statistical Geography Terminology (cat. no. 1217.0.55.001) - Contains brief explanations and definitions of various geographical terms and classifications used in ABS products.
Geography - Contains information about the current and future statistical geography used by the ABS, links to information that will assist in using statistics, such as classifications and digital boundaries, and 'Frequently Asked Questions'.
Understanding Statistics - Contains a variety of tools and resources to assist you to understand, interpret and evaluate statistical information.
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Non-ABS Sources of Regional Data
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Tax Office
Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics
Bureau of Meteorology
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Families Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Community Indicators Victoria
Environmental Protection Authority (WA)
Office of Economic and Statistical Research (OESR)
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH)
This page last updated 20 September 2012