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> The Australian Bureau of Statistics can help you by providing statistical solutions to make informed decisions. The ABS provides statistics on a wide range of economic and social matters, serving government, business and the general population.
- a wide range of free statistics on Australia’s economy, environment, industry and people
- information and data relating to the Census of Population and Housing
- information about particular suburbs is available using the Census QuickStats
- regional statistics – statistics by Local Government Areas in your State/Territory
- the latest economic statistics on the Key National Indicators page
- the population clock and animated population pyramids show you how the Australian and States/Territory populations have changed and will continue to change with time
- Australia at a Glance – provides condensed facts about Australia
On 3 December 2008 it was [announced](http://blog.okfn.org/2008/12/10/australian-bureau-of-statistics-to-use-an-open-license/) that the ‘majority’ of ABS content will be under a Creative Commons Attribution license:
> Creative Commons provides a spectrum of licensing for the use of intellectual property between full copyright and public domain – in essence ‘some rights reserved’. The ABS is poised to introduce Creative Commons licensing for the majority of its web content.
> The relevant Creative Commons logo (which will link to the Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence) will be included at the bottom of every page on the ABS website.