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What is a Topics page?

Why use a Topics page?

What information will I find in a Topics page?


WHAT IS A TOPICS PAGE?


Topics pages are subject guides to ABS statistics. Topics pages group together ABS publications and other relevant information on subjects, such as :

    • Economy - national accounts, international trade, finance and business indicators
    • Environment and energy
    • Industry - agriculture & rural, building & construction, IT, manufacturing, tourism, transport, service industries, science & innovation
    • People - Census, aging, demography, education & training, families & children, health, indigenous people and labour
    • Regional statistics - state and territory statistics

See help on how to Interpret ABS Catalogue numbers to learn more about subject matter groups and subgroups.



WHY USE A TOPICS PAGE?


Use a Topics page to help you if:
    • you are new to ABS subject areas
    • you know the statistic you want but you are unsure of the ABS category that it comes under
    • you know the subject and you want to know more about the title and related publications
    • you would like to browse ABS subjects in general
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WHAT INFORMATION WILL I FIND IN A TOPICS PAGE?


Topics pages provide:
    • Information about the subject matter area
    • Noticeboard - what's new , work in progress and latest updates
    • Releases from the subject matter area - upcoming releases, statistical publications and other relevant indicators
    • Other related sources of information
    • Using statistics from the subject matter area - information useful for interpreting statistics
    • Contact details

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