1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2007  
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Image: PrefacePreface
The principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
Image: IntroductionIntroduction
A comprehensive overview of the economic and social conditions of contemporary Australia
Image: ArticlesArticles
List of articles contained in this issue
Image: Surf Lifesaving - An Australian icon in transitioSurf Lifesaving - An Australian icon in transition
Sunday, 6 February 1938, a day on which five people drowned and hundreds more were rescued ...
Image: Australians in AntarcticaAustralians in Antarctica
The polar regions are remote areas of the planet Earth that have profound significance for Earth's climate and ultimately environments, ecosystems and human society.
Image: Discovering the continent of ice - Antarctica in world historyDiscovering the continent of ice - Antarctica in world history
Only in the last century have humans started to come to terms with the massive continental ice cap clinging to the southern pole of their planet.
Image: Antarctica - in from the coldAntarctica - in from the cold
'We stumble and struggle through the Stygian gloom; the merciless blast - an incubus of vengeance - stabs, buffets and freezes; the stinging drift blinds and chokes.'
Image: Geography and climateGeography and climate
Includes: Geography, Climate
Image: Government Government
Includes: Constitutional Basis, The Sovereign, Australian Government, The Governor-General, Commonwealth Parliament, Australian Public Service, Commonwealth Elections, State, Territory and Local government, Political Parties
Image: International relations International relations
Includes: Credentials/place in international system, Bilateral relationships, Security, Economic/Environment interests, Engagement with UN,The Commonwealth, Human rights policy, DFAT, AusAid, ACIAR
Image: Defence Defence
Includes: Strategic environment, Operations, Resources, Capabilities, People
Image: Population Population
Includes: Size and growth, Projections, Geographic distribution, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population, Births, Deaths, International migration, Country of birth, Marriages, divorces, de facto relationships, Households and families
Image: Labour Labour
Includes: Labour market, Labour force, Employed, Unemployed, Not in the labour force, Underutilised labour, Earnings, Industrial relations, Job vacancies
Image: Income and welfare Income and welfare
Includes: Household income, expenditure and wealth, Income support and other community support programs
Image: Housing Housing
Includes: Types of dwellings, Housing utilisation, Home owners and renters, Housing costs, Home buyers, Housing and life cycle stages, Housing assistance
Image: Health Health
Includes: National information, How Australians rate their health, Health status, Disability status, Risk factors, Chronic disease, Communicable diseases, Care delivery and financing
Image: Education and training Education and training
Includes: Government responsibilities, Early childhood, Primary, Secondary, Vocational, Higher education, Adult/community education, Participation, Attainment, Expenditure
Image: Crime and justice Crime and justice
Includes: Criminal justice system, Expenditure on public order and safety, Police, National crime statistics, Crimes recorded by police, Drug offences, Outcomes of police investigations, Courts, Corrective services, Prisoners, Most serious offence, Community-based corrections, Deaths in custody
Image: Culture and recreation Culture and recreation
Includes: Arts, Heritage, Sports and physical recreation, Cultural diversity
Image: Industry structure and performance Industry structure and performance
Includes: Evolution of Australian industry, Value of goods and services produced by Australian industry, Employment in industries, Measures of industry structure and performance, Industry productivity
Image: Agriculture Agriculture
Includes: Environment, Industry, Production
Image: Forestry and fishing Forestry and fishing
Includes: Forestry, Fishing
Image: Mining Mining
Includes: Mineral, oil and gas resources, Expenditure on mineral and petroleum exploration, Mining industry, Production and trade of major minerals, oil, gas and petroleum, Profile of major minerals, oil and gas
Image: Energy Energy
Includes: Resources, Supply and use, Production, International trade in energy products, Energy use
Image: Manufacturing Manufacturing
Includes: Industry, Commodities
Image: Construction Construction
Includes: Industry, Activity, Residential building, Non-residential building, Engineering construction
Image: Service industries Service industries
Includes: Service industries sector, Selected service industries
Image: Tourism Tourism
Includes: Industry, International visitor arrivals, Australian resident departures, Visitor travel in Australia, Tourist accommodation
Image: Transport Transport
Includes: Transport and storage industry, Transport activity, Accidents, injuries and fatalities, Transport equipment
Image: Information and communication technology Information and communication technology
Includes: Telecommunication services industry, Internet activity, ICT sector, ICT-related research and experimental development, Government technology, Business use of information technology
Image: Environment and heritage Environment and heritage
Includes: Biodiversity and land, Managing waste, Greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, Water use and irrigation, Views and behaviour in Australian households, Environmental assets
Image: Science and innovation Science and innovation
Includes: Innovation, Expenditure and human resources devoted to R&D, Resources devoted to R&D
Image: Financial system Financial system
Includes: Regulatory framework, Inter-sectoral financial flows, Financial enterprises, Financial markets, Managed funds, Lending by financial institutions, Money and the payments system
Image: Government finance Government finance
Includes: Public sector, Government financial statements for 2004-05, Taxation revenue
Image: Prices Prices
Includes: Concept of a price index, Consumer price index, House price indexes, Labour price index, Producer price indexes, International trade price indexes
Image: National accounts National accounts
Includes: Defining and measuring GDP, Volume or 'real' GDP, Chain price indexes and implicit price deflators, National income, expenditure and product accounts, State accounts, National balance sheet, Additional measures
Image: Internation accounts and trade International accounts and trade
Includes: International accounts, International merchandise trade, International trade in services
Image: AcknowledgementsAcknowledgements
The ABS thanks the following people and organisations for their input into Year Book Australia 2007