Dataset ABS: national regional profile, 2007-2011

TLF ID M015261

This is a digital resource provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which can be used to investigate data relating to the economy, population and people, industry, and environment and energy of selected regions in Australia. The resource contains maps and enables a region to be searched based on a range of geographical region types including local government area or greater capital city. Numerical data on a range of data items between the years 2007 and 2011 is presented for the selected region. The resource includes a description of the data collection, presentation and definitions.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is valuable to the Biomes and food security unit of the year 9 Geography curriculum. It is specifically relevant to the content description that looks at identifying biomes throughout Australia that produce some of the foods and plant material consumed by people. The resource enables students to select regions and compare data about land and water use, agricultural production, natural environments, and land vegetation cover.
Year level


Learning area
  • Geography
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
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