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Queensland Past and Present: 100 Years of Statistics, 1896–1996 (archived)

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Queensland Past and Present: 100 Years of Statistics, 1896–1996 front cover

This book was written to mark 100 years of the Government Statistician in Queensland. It analyses many of the statistics collected over the one-hundred-year period, not only by the Government Statistician but by other areas of Government. It provides information on the historical development of statistics in Queensland and includes chapters on climate and environment, demography, politics and government, economics, transport, education, health, social welfare, and law and order. The full PDF is 381 pages. The Table of Contents and chapter downloads are also available. 

This digital book was released under the Q150 collection - Digital Books.

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For ease of download and printing, the publication has been divided into sections.  Each section has a cover page which includes information on the section's content, provides guidance on printing and states the publication's licence. 

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Introductory Pages pdf (2,100 kB)
Chapter 1, Queensland’s Statistical History, Section 1 pdf (1,385 kB)
Chapter 1, Queensland’s Statistical History, Section 2 pdf (2,450 kB)
Chapter 1, Queensland’s Statistical History, Section 3 pdf (280 kB)
Chapter 2, Climate and Environment, Section 1 pdf (1,400 kB)
Chapter 2, Climate and Environment, Section 2 pdf (4,270 kB)
Chapter 2, Climate and Environment, Section 3 pdf (2,255 kB)
Chapter 2, Climate and Environment, Section 4 pdf (580 kB)
Chapter 3, Demography, Section 1 pdf (1,265 kB)
Chapter 3, Demography, Section 2 pdf (1,895 kB)
Chapter 3, Demography, Section 3 pdf (1,360 kB)
Chapter 3, Demography, Section 4 pdf (1,765 kB)
Chapter 3, Demography, Section 5 pdf (460 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 1 pdf (1,465 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 2 pdf (1,835 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 3 pdf (1,060 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 4 pdf (655 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 5 pdf (1,110 kB)
Chapter 4, Politics and Government, Section 6 pdf (450 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 1 pdf (1,855 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 2 pdf (1,615 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 3 pdf (1,390 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 4 pdf (860 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 5 pdf (3,025 kB)
Chapter 5, Economics, Section 6 pdf (595 kB)
Chapter 6, Transport, Section 1 pdf (2,595 kB)
Chapter 6, Transport, Section 2 pdf (1,810 kB)
Chapter 6, Transport, Section 3 pdf (1,235 kB)
Chapter 6, Transport, Section 4 pdf (1,775 kB)
Chapter 6, Transport, Section 5 pdf (435 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 1 pdf (2,435 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 2 pdf (630 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 3 pdf (1,415 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 4 pdf (500 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 5 pdf (1,970 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 6 pdf (850 kB)
Chapter 7, Education, Section 7 pdf (400 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 1 pdf (1,170 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 2 pdf (1,060 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 3 pdf (1,730 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 4 pdf (1,840 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 5 pdf (1,485 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 6 pdf (1,035 kB)
Chapter 8, Health, Section 7 pdf (515 kB)
Chapter 9, Social Welfare, Section 1 pdf (1,105 kB)
Chapter 9, Social Welfare, Section 2 pdf (2,980 kB)
Chapter 9, Social Welfare, Section 3 pdf (2,460 kB)
Chapter 9, Social Welfare, Section 4 pdf (530 kB)
Chapter 10, Law and Order, Section 1 pdf (1,615 kB)
Chapter 10, Law and Order, Section 2 pdf (1,285 kB)
Chapter 10, Law and Order, Section 3 pdf (1,280 kB)
Chapter 10, Law and Order, Section 4 pdf (1,940 kB)
Chapter 10, Law and Order, Section 5 pdf (520 kB)
Bibliography and Index pdf (3,640 kB)

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