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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004   
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Symbols and abbreviations

The following symbols and abbreviations are shown in tables and graphs:


‘000thousand
$dollar
$USUnited States of America dollar
$’000thousand dollars
$mmillion dollars
$bbillion dollars
%percentage
-nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
. .not applicable
^estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution
*estimate has a relative standard error of between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution
**estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
Cdegrees Celsius
ASGCAustralian Standard Geographical Classification
CwlthCommonwealth
CO2-ecarbon dioxide equivalent
e.g.for example
etc.etcetera
excl.excludes/excluding
FTEfull-time equivalent
GDPgross domestic product
Gggigagram
GJgigajoule
GLgigalitre
Gm3cubic gigametres
GPsGeneral Practitioners
GSTGoods and Services Tax
GTgiga tonne
hahectare
i.e.that is
IMRInfant mortality rates
incl.includes/including
kgkilogram
kmkilometre
km/hkilometres per hour
ktkilotonne
Llitre
mmetre
mill.million
MLmegalitre
mmmillimetre
Mtmegatonne
Mtoemegatonnes of oil equivalent
no.number
n.a.not available
n.e.c.not elsewhere classified
n.e.i.not elsewhere included
n.e.s.not elsewhere specified
n.f.d.not further defined
n.p.not for publication
n.y.a.not yet available
p.a.per annum
PJpetajoule
ppmparts per million
SLAStatistical Local Areas
sq kmsquare kilometre
ttonne
TPEStotal primary energy supply

Abbreviations are used for the following countries and Australian states and territories:

    ChinaChina (excludes SARs and Taiwan Province)
    Hong KongHong Kong (SAR of China)
    NSWNew South Wales
    Vic.Victoria
    QldQueensland
    WAWestern Australia
    SASouth Australia
    Tas.Tasmania
    NTNorthern Territory
    ACTAustralian Capital Territory
    Aust.Australia

Yearly periods shown, for example, as 2000, refer to the year ended 31 December 2000; those shown, for example, as 2000-01, refer to the year ended 30 June 2001. Other yearly periods are specifically indicated. The range of years shown in the table headings, for example, 1901 to 1999-2000, indicates the period covered, but does not necessarily imply that each intervening year is included or that the yearly period has remained the same throughout the series.

Values are shown in Australian dollars ($) or cents (c) unless another currency is specified.

Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals.

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