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Viewing and downloading files used on this site

Files available for download on this site can be categorised into six main groups.

PDF files

Portable document format (PDF) is a common file format for reading and/or printing documents formatted consistently across various devices.

PDF reader software is commonly installed or natively supported in various browsers. If you are unable to open PDF files from our site:

CSV files

Data tables on this site are available for download as CSV (comma-separated values) files. These are flat text files and should open with correct cell layout in various spreadsheet programs.

As well as commercial spreadsheet programs, free alternative programs are available. If no spreadsheet program is available, the files can be opened as a text document in any text editor.

Note: Files on this site use Australian standard date formats (DD/MM/YYYY) and number formats common to English-speaking countries: the decimal marker is the fullstop (.) and the thousands separator is the comma (,). Cell boundaries are represented in a CSV file by commas. Users opening these files on computers configured to other standards may need to convert these symbols (e.g. to comma, fullstop and semicolon respectively).

Microsoft Office files

To view, save and print Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx files), Excel (.xls and .xlsx files) and PowerPoint (.ppt and .pptx files) you will need either Microsoft Office or a similar application for your device.  Both paid and free applications are available for various devices.  To find out more information about these files, how they may be used, and applications available for your device, you may wish to search for this topic in your favourite search engine.

RSS files

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) file(s) are available on the Queensland Government Statistician's Office (QGSO) website. More specific information about this file type and its usage is available on our Really Simple Syndication (RSS) page.

KML file

KML files are available on the QGSO website. More specific information about this file type and its usage is available on our KML information page.

Other files

Other file types used on this site are commonly used files. If you have any problems using these files on your system then please contact us.

Note: Some file types may not directly open from inside a browser. To download the file for offline access follow these directions:

Last reviewed 12 May 2017