2055.0 - Australian Census Analytic Program: The Micro-Dynamics of Change in Australian Agriculture: 1976-2001, 2001  
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To provide a better understanding of the changes within rural Australia, particularly in the farm sector and the implications for resource management. While rural adjustment trends are well documented in other countries such as Canada and the United Sates, this is not so in Australia. The project will explore methods of combining socio-economic data of persons and households from the Population Census with agricultural activity data from farms as collected by the Agricultural Census to help provide some answers.