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This guide will help you find reference resources, books, journal articles, census data and websites related to study of statistics.

National statistics

The ABS homepage provides access to various Australian statistics relating to:

  • economy
  • labour force
  • industry
  • people
  • health
  • environment

Finding statistics

Using and understanding ABS statistics

Historical ABS statistics

Archived ABS data is available through the ABS website and can be accessed in several ways:

  • Use the search or advanced search option for a topic of your choice and limit your results to particular years, or add the term 'archived' to locate older material.
  • Use the "Previous Releases" tab when viewing a set of current statistics to access older versions.
  • Browse older ABS statistics and publications using the Historical Publications Online pages.