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Year book, Australia / Australian Bureau of Statistics
Bib ID 2951747
Format JournalJournal, OnlineOnline [still image, text, volume]
Online Versions
Access Conditions Electronic version available via Internet. 
Description Canberra : Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1978-2012 
Canberra, Australia Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1978- 
v. : ill., maps ; 27 cm. 
ISSN 0810-8633 


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The Year book Australia is the principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). It provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia. In addition, it contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia's government, international relations, defence, social security, geography and climate.

Full contents
  • 2005: Building a national statistical agency: from the Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics to the Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • 1. Geography and climate
  • 2. Government
  • 3. International relations
  • 4. Defence
  • 5. Population
  • 6. Labour
  • 7. Income and welfare
  • 8. Housing
  • 9. Health
Numbering Note Not published in 1987, 1993 and 2011. 

ABS cat. no. 1301.0 (hard cover); 1300.0 (soft cover)

From no. 65 (1981) also available on microfiche.

From 1995 also available on CD-ROM.

Also available online. After 2012 edition only available online. On 23/3/2014 available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics website at:

Continues: Official year book of Australia.

Description based on surrogate

Latest issue consulted: No. 92 (2012)

Cited In

Energy research abstracts, Sept. 1982-,

Indexed selectively by: Energy research abstracts Sept. 1982- ISSN 0160-3604.

Life Dates Began with no. 62 for 1977/78  No. 62 (1977/78)-no. 92 (2012) 
Former Title

Official year book of Australia 0312-4746

Frequency Annual, 1979-2008 
Previous Frequency Biennial, 1977-78 
Subjects Australian Bureau of Statistics -- Periodicals.  |  Statistics -- Australia -- Periodicals.  |  Statistics.  |  Australia -- Periodicals.  |  Australia.  |  Australie -- Statistiques -- Périodiques.  |  Australia.  |  Australia -- Yearbooks.  |  Australia -- Statistics -- Periodicals.  |  Australia -- Statistics -- Periodicals.  |  Australia -- Periodicals.  |  Australian
Form/genre Electronic journals  |  Periodicals  |  Periodicals.  |  Statistics.
Other authors/contributors Australian Bureau of Statistics
Also Titled

Yearbook Australia

Commonwealth yearbook.

Commonwealth year book.

Australian yearbook.

Australian year book.

Australia yearbook.

Australia year book.

Govt. Doc. Number 1301.0 (Hard cover)  1300.0 (Soft cover) 
Music Publisher Number ABS Catalogue no. 1301.0 

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