1300.1 - New South Wales Year Book, 1998
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/03/1998
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New South Wales Year Book 1998 released today
The Australian Bureau of Statistics released its 78th edition of the New South Wales Year Book today. The edition contains a comprehensive and detailed statistical review of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in NSW. It also contains details of major NSW historical events and selected historical statistics back to 1901.
A full range of data collected by the ABS, supplemented with information from over fifty NSW Government Departments and Authorities, are included. There is a special article on Transport Patterns, prepared with the assistance of the NSW Department of Transport.
The 1998 New South Wales Year Book is a wonderful reference tool, and source of stories for media, with chapters on Government; Geography and Climate; Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces; Social and Welfare; Health; Law and Order; Transport and Communication; a range of Industry chapters and more.
Some facts in brief from the New South Wales Year Book
As with most ABS publications, copies of the Year Book are available in public libraries in all metropolitan and regional areas of New South Wales. Copies are available for purchase ($39.00) from the ABS Bookshop, Level 5, St Andrews House, Sydney, or order by phone on (02) 9268 4620.
Members of the media who require a review copy please contact Fiona Penfold on (02) 9268 4635.
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