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Australia Population and Housing Census 2021


General Info
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2021 - 08/2021
Data type
  • Household
  • Nationally representative

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 2021 Australia Population and Housing Census took place in August 2021. The total population at the time of the census was 25,422,788 with an increase of 8.6 per cent since the last census, conducted in 2016.