This is the "Home" page of the "Statistics Research Guide" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Statistics Research Guide   Tags: statistics  

Last Updated: Feb 9, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Home Print Page

Statistical Software

SPSS is a comprehensive statistics package for the social sciences.


ABS Video Tutorial


Navigating and searching the ABS website    

This tutorial aims to help you find your way around the ABS website and introduce you to some different ways of searching the website.






Welcome to the University of Newcastle Library's

Statistics Research Guide

Statistics provide important information that informs research and decision making in our society. As part of your studies you may need to find, access and use statistical data.

Use the above tabs to find information on who collects statistics, how to search for statistics in books, journal articles and on the web, and how to access the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Census data.

Related Subject Research Guide - Mathematics


Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)


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.

Using statistics in your assignments can strengthen your argument by providing supporting evidence for your work.

The following online video tutorials from the Australian Bureau of Statistics are useful for helping you understand and access ABS data:

Contact the Library

        Ann Stokes email Ann
        Faculty Librarian Science and Information Technology



          Was this information helpful?

          How useful is this page?
          (1 = Not Useful, 5 = Very Useful!)

          Additional comments:

          Your Email:


          Loading  Loading...