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Year Book Australia

Year Book Australia provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of Australia's environment, society, industry and economy.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

National Health Survey 2014-15

Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is a national statistical service which provides statistics and research on a wide range of topics relevant to both government and community decision-making and research. Data by Region provides you ease of access to ABS statistics on a particular geographical region. Use the tools to browse, search or explore by map to find statistics about different regions in Australia.

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QuickStats

QuickStats enable you to quickly and easily access summary information about the people, families and dwellings in an area and compare it to state and national data. At the state and national level.

 

QuickStats highlights key differences between 2006 and 2011 Census data.

Community Profiles Community Profiles provide a comprehensive statistical picture of an area, detailing characteristics of people, families and dwellings. They cover most topics from the Census form and can be used for research, planning and analysis.
Australian Social Trends Using statistics to paint a picture of Australian Society  
Data by Region Data by Region provides you ease of access to ABS statistics on a particular geographical region. Use the tools to browse, search or explore by map to find statistics about different regions in Australia.
General Social Survey: Summary Results Australia 2014  The main purpose of the survey was to provide an understanding of the multi-dimensional nature of relative advantage and disadvantage across the population, and to facilitate reporting on and monitoring of people's opportunities to participate fully in society. The fourth General Social Survey was conducted with Australians aged 15 years and over.
Health Services Information on Private Hospitals, Patiet experiences states and Territories and Health Survey.  

Australian demographic statistics

Search for each year separately: For example  Australian demographic statistics 2009  
Population by Age and Sex 3235.0 - Population by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia, 2015. This issue contains estimates of the resident population by age  
Overweight and Obesity Being overweight or obese increases a person's risk of developing long-term health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes, while being underweight can also be a health risk factor for some people.  
Alcohol Consumption Alcohol occupies a significant place in Australian culture and is consumed in a wide range of social circumstances.  

Browse Statistics

Population Projections Australia

Population Pyramid Australia

How do I acknowledge a source?

When acknowledging a source (also called a citation ) you should follow the bibliographic style you are using for your text e.g. APA, MLA, Harvard. (See our Referencing Help Guide for more information about bibliographic styles.)

ABS help page: How to cite ABS sources