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Useful resources for statistics


Databases enable you to search for articles on a particular topic:

Academic Search Complete and Business Source Premier
Ebscohost databases that index multidisciplinary and business journals. Statistical data is included in many journal articles.


IBISWorld Industry Market Research Reports
Industry definitions, detailed financial analyses, executive summaries, major players in the industry, 5 year forecasts, and details of recent industry performance.

Provides company, industry and country information for major marketplaces worldwide.


Research Methods Database

Sage Research Methods Online
A database of ebooks, articles, videos and other resources to help researchers to design and conduct research projects, understand methods, identify new methods and write up result



Ebook collection


A collection of more than 150 ebooks about statistics published by CRC Press.


Selected ebooks

The Cambridge dictionary of statistics (Books 24×7)
*You are required to login to book24x7 databases account

Encyclopedia of social measurement (Elsevier)

Encyclopedia of survey research methods (Sage knowledge)

International encyclopedia of statistical science (Springer)


See the ebook guide for information on how to find and use ebooks

or search the library system.


Australian statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Australian Bureau of Statistics
The ABS website provides access to the free statistics compiled by the ABS. A couple of easy ways to access data are:

Topics @ a Glance 
Find statistics by topic

Annual publications providing basic statistics and dierent feature articles. In addition to Year Book Australia, similar publications are available for each state and territory.

A fun, interactive animation that explains what census data can tell us about ourselves and Australia.



Presents data through tables, graphs and text to highlight key themes from the 2011 Census.



Higher education statistics
Department of Education data including Students: selected higher education statistics and Higher education report.

Family, Health and Welfare Statistics

Australian Criminal Justice Statistics
Australian Institute of Criminology

Australian families with children and adolescents (Australian Family Trends No. 5).
Australian Institute of Family Studies

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia’s Health AIHW

Australia’s Welfare AIHW

Political Statistics

Federal elections

Australian Electoral Commission

Opinion Polls

Roy Morgan

Morgan Polls

Financial Statistics

Australian Stock Exchange

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Reserve Bank of Australia

Television Ratings

The official source of Australian television audience measurement in the five mainland markets (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth).

Television ratings for Australian regional areas.


Other Australian Statistics

Monthly statistical bulletin
Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia.


International statistics

European statistics

A guide to good survey design (4th ed, 2015)

Statistics NZ

Penn World Data (PWD) (1950 – 2004)

Population index on the Web

Population Reference Bureau

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

US Census Bureau
Statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries and areas of the world.




Statistical Analysis Software, SAS/STAT

Please send a request to servicesdesk@swinburne.edu.my to obtain this software