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Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)



The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia's official statistical organisation and is committed to a better informed nation. It serves the role of providing the government, businesses and citizens with official statistics about Australia. Official statistics highlight the nature and extent of government activity in every area of public policy, allowing public policies and actions to be assessed. It also provides a strategic resource for businesses and the wider community in general planning and research activities. The ABS strives to remain relevant to national needs by collecting the right sort of data, processing it to world-leading standards and delivering assessed information to clients.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics
Central Office Canberra
ABS House
45 Benjamin Way
Belconnen ACT 2617
Locked Bag 10
Belconnen ACT 2616
Ph: 1300 135 070
Ph: (02) 9268 4909


Last updated: 23 September 2013
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