National demographic indicators seriesAustralia

The National Demographic Indicators Series is a set of key social and demographic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn predominantly from the latest 2016 Census data, and Estimated Resident Population which is updated annually.

The indicators provide a snapshot of each LGA at the 2016 Census and how it compares to other LGAs. The measures have been selected to cover a broad range of socio-demographics and there is no assumption that a high or low score is “better” or “worse” on any given measure.

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National demographic indicators for local government areas, 2016
Australian Capital Territory Population Work & Education Households & Dwellings
Rank Local Govt. Area Estimated Resident Population 2018 Under 5 years Over 65 years Median age Speaks another language Indigenous Changed address in last 5 years Public transport to work Attending university University qualification Median household income Average household size Households renting Medium and high density SEIFA index of dis-advantage
# % % # % % % % % % $ # % % #
1 Australian Capital Territory 420,960 6.7 12.6 35 21.8 1.6 44.8 7.1 8.6 37.1 2,066 2.50 30.7 34.8 1075
2 Total State 420,960 6.7 12.6 35 21.8 1.6 44.8 7.1 8.6 37.1 2,066 2.50 30.7 34.8 1075

Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0) .
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.

More detailed data notes are available in the data notes section.