Australian Bureau of Statistics
1300.1 - New South Wales Year Book, 2001
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/04/2001
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Statistics that tell us the way we are in NSW
A wide range of summary statistics for New South Wales were released today in the 2001 edition of the New South Wales Year Book, published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The New South Wales Acting Regional Director of the ABS, Mr Geoff Smith, said the New South Wales Year Book provided a comprehensive statistical overview of aspects of the economic and social conditions in the State of NSW.
"It's a terrific record of how we are," he said. "New features in this 81st edition of the Year Book include an Industry Overview which provides a broad picture on all industry sectors in NSW.
"The inclusion of a new Communication and Information Technology chapter emphasises the importance of information technology in our society as well as the growing range of statistics available on this topic.
"Data from a 1998 NSW survey of home security precautions have been included in the Law and Order chapter. The Historical Series Tables have been expanded to include two important economic indicators - the Consumer Price Index and labour force status."
Some key facts from the New South Wales Year Book include:
Further details can be found in New South Wales Year Book 2001 (cat. no. 1300.1) available in ABS Bookshops in all capital cities. The main features of the publication are available on this site.
If you wish to purchase a copy of this publication, contacdt the ABS Bookshop in your capital city.
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