Unemployment rates December 1996
This graph is a good horizontal bar graph with an accurate scale beginning at 0. By also representing the average for Australia it illustrates the weighted average given the different populations, where the four states above the mean balance the two below. Students might ask why the two territories are not represented in the graph.
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