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The following abbreviations have been used in graphics and tables throughout this publication.
AUSTRALIA, STATES AND TERRITORIES OF AUSTRALIA
|NSW||New South Wales|
|ACT||Australian Capital Territory|
SYMBOLS AND USAGES
The following symbols and usages mean:
|ABS||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|AGPS||Australian Government Publishing Service|
|AIHW||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|DEST||Department of Education, Science and Training|
|DFACS||Department of Family and Community Services|
|MCEETYA||Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs|
|NCVER||National Centre for Vocational Education Research|
|NATSEM||National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling|
|OECD||Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development|
|USA||United States of America|
Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between the sums of the component items and totals.
|CO2-e||carbon dioxide equivalent|
|GJ||gigajoules of energy|
|GDP||gross domestic product|
|n.y.a.||not yet available|
|ODP||ozone depleting potential|
|p||preliminary - figures or series subject to revision|
|*||subject to high sampling variability|
|* *||data suppressed due to unacceptably high sampling variability|
|. .||not applicable|
|-||nil or rounded to zero|