2016 Census data now published!

Post date:
June 26, 2017

2016 data in pictures

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The results are in!   Census Data 2016!

View the ABS website on the 27 June or check our Library Research Guide : Statistics & Open Data Sets

The Census held on August 9 2016 will be released in 2017 in two main stages.

The first data from the 2016 Census will be released from 27 June 2017. The data will cover a wide range of Census topics and be presented in a variety of ways to cater for the needs of different users. 

Data regarding employment, qualifications and population mobility is scheduled to be released from 17 October 2017. The complex nature of this data means that it requires extra time to be processed.

More information regarding the release schedule of 2016 Census data can be found in the Census Dictionary, 2016 (cat. no. 2901.0).