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Australia Population and Housing Census 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2011 - 08/2011
Data type
Census:
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well.

The 2011 Australia Population and Housing Census took place in August 2011. The total population at the time of the census was 21,507,719, an 8.3% increase from the 2006 census.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia Population and Housing Census 2011.