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This guide will help you find statistical information for your assignments and research

About the ABS

The ABS provides statistics on a wide range of topics including economy, environment, industry, business, Census, housing, population, regional statistics, social matters, and condensed facts about Australia.

All of the statistics on the ABS website can be accessed free of charge without login. For researchers it is possible to access more detailed data/microdata through a special arrangement. Please direct a request to the library here.

What can I find on the ABS website?

How to search ABS publications

ABS provides a number of ways to search for its publications. Click on Statistics at the top of the page to go to a list of topics. Or scroll to the links at the bottom to find other options, such as Data by Region.

Use the Help pages to assist with finding your way around the site.

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