1338.1 - New South Wales in Focus, 2007  
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The following symbols and abbreviations are used in this publication:

'000 thousand
$b billion (thousand million) dollars
$m million dollars
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACT Australian Capital Territory
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ANZSIC Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
AODTS-NMDS Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set
ASGC Australian Standard Geographical Classification
ATSIC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Aust. Australia
BOTPLS Bridging for Overseas-Trained Professionals Loan Scheme
cat. no. Catalogue number
CH4 methane
CO2 carbon dioxide
CO2-e carbon dioxide equivalent
ERP estimated resident population
FTE full-time equivalent
Gg gigagram
GL gigalitre
GP General Medical Practitioner
GSP gross state product
GWh gigawatt hour
GWP global warming potential
ha hectare
hrs hours
HACC Home and Community Care, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
HECS Higher Education Contribution Scheme
HFC hydrofluorocarbon
HOIST Health Outcomes Information Statistical Toolkit
ICD-10 International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision
ISCED International Standard Classification of Education
kg kilogram
kL kilolitre
km kilometre
km2 square kilometre
LPG liquefied petroleum gas
min minute
mm millimetre
MCEETYA Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs
ML megalitre
n.e.i. not elsewhere included
n.f.d. not further defined
nec not elsewhere classified
no. number
N2O nitrous oxide
NESB non-English speaking background
NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NOM net overseas migration
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
NZ New Zealand
PELS Postgraduate Education Loan Scheme
PJ petajoule
PNG Papua New Guinea
PSI principal source of income
Qld Queensland
RPI regional pollution index
RSE relative standard error
SA South Australia
SAAP Supported Accommodation Assistance Program
SAR Special Administrative Region
SD statistical division
SSD statistical subdivision
Tas. Tasmania
TAFE Technical and Further Education
TJ terajoule
UK United Kingdom
USA United States of America
VET vocational education and training
Vic. Victoria
WA Western Australia
C degrees Celsius
g/dL micrograms per decilitre