28 Jun 2017
Census 2016: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
- Posted by Dejan Pekic BCom DipFP CFP GAICD, Senior Financial Planner
The numbers are in and a few of the major findings include-
- 1.3 million new migrants have come to Australia since 2011 from 180 countries with China (191,000) and India (163,000) being the most common countries of birth.
- Greater Sydney is Australia’s largest population centre with 4,823,991 people, growing at 1,656 every week since 2011.
- Australians are getting older with 664,473 additional people aged 65 and over since 2011.
The ABS has created a QuickStats page which allows you to review 2016 data on your local area grouped by persons, families and dwellings.
Just type in your postcode or NSW or Australia for example.
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