Report

A picture of the nation: the Statistician's report on the 2006 Census

2 Feb 2009
Description

This Statistician's Report analyses information collected in the 2006 Census of Population and Housing and presents stories about contemporary society and trends that affect the lives of Australian people. The Statistician's Report analyses information collected in the 2006 Census of Population and Housing. It also incorporates information from previous censuses—in some instances going back as far as 1911. It presents stories about contemporary society and trends that affect the lives of Australian people. Drawing on the rich variety of topics covered by the census and looking across different geographic areas and population groups, this report showcases the many strengths of census data. The report presents statistical analysis and commentary on the results of the 2006 Census. The overviews and articles are organised into eight chapters, representing the following broad areas of interest: population; cultural diversity; living arrangements; community; education; work; economic resources; and housing. Commentary focuses on the ability of the census to provide information on small population groups and small geographic areas.

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2009
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