There are many places that you can source statistics from. This guide will help you to locate a range of different statistical resources. Some examples are listed below:
Government – Federal and State government agencies of Australia have statistical information to assist them in planning and policy making.
- The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the official government agency responsible for the collection of statistics in Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is also responsible for the management and collection of the Australian Census every 5 years. The Australian Census provides quality demographic data on everyone in Australia.
- Other government agencies also publish statistical data e.g. Australian Government : Department of Health & Ageing
- The Hunter Valley Research Foundation conducts social and economic research each year and is a helpful source of statistics for the Hunter region and the Central Coast.
International Governments & Organisations – International governments and organisations such as the United Nations and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) often include statistics on their websites.
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