1003.0 - LEP Newsletter (Issue No. 47), Feb 2004  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/03/2004   
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New and forthcoming releases

These titles are a selection of what the ABS is releasing this quarter. It is not a complete list of ABS releases. A full list is available from Information on Releases.

AusStats and eLEP subscribers may access these titles on the ABS web site as soon as they are released. Core list LEP libraries may request an electronic copy of any of these titles by emailing library@abs.gov.au

General Social Survey, Summary Results, Australia 2002 (ABS cat.no. 4159.0.55.006). Released 16/2/2004.
A really valuable title for libraries, it focuses on the relationships between characteristics from different areas of social concern, rather than in-depth information about a particular field. Topics include health, housing, education, work, income, financial stress, broad assets and liabilities, transport, family and community, and crime.

The National Regional Profile (NRP) (ABS cat. no. 1379.0.55.001) is another valuable title for libraries. Due out in March. Presents a brief statistical summary of key economic and social information for various levels of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC). Broad indicators shown include population, births and deaths, unemployment, building approvals, and agriculture. This will be available free on the ABS web site.

Deaths from External Causes, Australia, 1998 to 2002 (ABS cat. no. 3320.0) Released 6/2/2004. An overview of deaths from external causes of injury. Provides numbers of deaths and death rates for selected external causes for special populations at risk.

Energy Statistics, Australia 2001-02 (ABS cat.no. 4649.0.55.001) Released 19/12/2003. This survey collected information on energy use across the non-household sectors of the domestic Australian economy. It includes electricity, natural gas, petroleum products, coal and renewable energy. Summary available free on the ABS web site.