USING INNOVATION, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY STATISTICS
This page provides links to the glossaries for all Innovation, Science and Technology publications, and to information papers explaining the ABS and International Classifications used in the collection and release of ICT, Innovation, R&D and VC statistics.
Each publication has their own glossary with terms specific to the particular publication; please refer to the links below.
Information and Communication Technology
Research and Experimental Development
The suite of ABS Research and Experimental Development (R&D) surveys covers four sectors: Business; Government; Private non-profit; and Higher Education. The definitions for some items differ slightly across the sectors. Please refer to the links below for the sector specific glossary.
Innovation, Technology & Business Performance and Structure
Publications released using Business Characteristics data include: Summary of IT Use and Innovation in Australian Business, Business Use of Information Technology, Innovation in Australian Business, Selected Characteristics of Australian Business, Microdata: Business Longitudinal Database.
Each publication has its own glossary with terms specific to the particular publication. Please refer to the links below for each glossary.
Venture Capital and Later Stage Equity
Venture Capital and Later Stage Private Equity, Australia (cat. no. 5678.0)
If you are unable to find the definition you are looking for, please try Methods, Standards and Classifications.
International Classifications relevant to ICT, Innovation and R&D
This page last updated 5 November 2013