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Citation Help for APA, 6th Edition: Table in Statistical Abstract of US

Help with common issues and questions with APA 6th ed. Citation Style.


Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. (2008). Table no. 1150. Cellular

   telephone industry: 1990 - 2000. Statistical abstract of the United States: 2008

   (p. 716). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Census Bureau.


Author of the original work: Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association.
The original author will be located at the bottom of the table in the section titled "source." It may be a corporation instead of an individual person. 

Date of publication of the statistical work: (2008).
Check the "source" listed at the bottom of the table for the original date of publication. Place in parentheses with a period after them.

Title of table: Table no. 1150. Cellular telephone industry: 1998 - 2008.
Follow proper rules of capitalization.

Title of the statistical work: In Statistical abstract of the United States: 2008
Begin with "In". Title of statistical compilation you used. Italicize title. Do not end with a period.

Page number table appears on: (p. 716).
In parentheses. Use p. if the table appears on one page or pp. if it is on multiple ones. Place a period after the parentheses.

Place of publication: Washington, D.C.:
List the city and state of the publisher's location. Use the standard postal abbreviations for states.  For publishers outside the United States list the city and country. Separate place from publisher with a colon.  If more than one city is given, use the first city listed or, if specified, the name of the publisher's home office.  Separate from publisher with a colon.  Ex. = Duluth, MN:

Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau.
Shorten publisher's name to most concise form. End the citation with a period.

NOTE: For more information, see page 203 in the 6th edition of the APA manual.