Welcome to the Statistics and Data library guide
This guide contains Australian and international statistical resources and tips on finding and analysing statistics.
We have selected the 3 most popular Australian statistics resources with more grouped by topic.
Not found what you are after? Check our tips for locating statistics.
Want more resources and tips for finding Australian government documents?
There's lots of statistics out there.
There may be other resources, not in this guide, that will be useful for your research. Start by identifying organisations that might be collecting the types of data you are looking for.
It is important to evaluate statistical sources and data.
Questions to ask include:
Are the statistics relevant to your research?
Look at the type, depth and time range of data, and consider possible biases.
Are the statistics reliable?
Are they from an authoritative source such as government or a recognised international organisation?
What methodology was used?
Many sources of statistics document the methodology used.