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Australian Bureau of Statistics (online publication)

Description: A publication produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics


  • If you cite the authoring body frequently in-text, introduce the organisation name in full followed by its abbreviation in brackets – e.g.
    • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2010 – and use this abbreviation for subsequent citations, e.g. (ABS 2010).
  • If the electronic publication does not have a catalogue number ( then omit this detail.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

ABS (year, page number if applicable)
(ABS year, page number if applicable)


...qualifications (ABS 2015).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) year, Title of report, cat. no. xxx, viewed date, <URL>.


Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2015, Qualifications and work, Australia, cat. no. 4235.0, viewed 6 October 2016, <>.

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