Using statistics in your assignments can strengthen your argument by providing supporting evidence for your work.
To find statistics, identify who might have collected the statistics you are looking for (e.g. government departments, companies, organisations, etc) and search their web pages for relevant data and publications.
The following resources are a good place to start your statistical research
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the Government agency responsible for the collection of statistics in Australia. They collect, collate and report on data from the Census of Population and Housing, from surveys and from other government agencies.
The ABS collects and makes available statistics covering the economy, people, health, environment & energy, regions and industry.
The following online video tutorials are useful for helping you understand and access ABS data: