A guide for using statistics for evidence based policy, 2010

22 October 2010

There in an increasing emphasis within Australia on using good statistical information in policy-making. This guide provides an overview of how data can be used to make well informed policy decisions

· This Australian Bureau of Statistics guide includes the following information:

· What is evidence based decision making?

· How good statistics can enhance the decision making process

· Using statistics for making evidence based decisions

· Data awareness

· Understanding statistical concepts

· Analysing and evaluating statistical information

· Communicating statistical findings

· Evaluating policy outcomes

 

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, 2010, A guide for using statistics for evidence based policy, 2010, Australian Bureau of Statistics, viewed 27 July 2016, <http://apo.org.au/node/22988>.

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