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Australia Population and Housing Census 2016

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General Info
Geography 
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2016 - 08/2016
Data type
Census:
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Nationally 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 2016 Australia Population and Housing Census took place in August 2016. The total population at the time of the census was 23,401,892 with a response rate of 95.1%.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia Population and Housing Census 2016. Canberra, Australia: Australian Bureau of Statistics.