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Australian Census


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Database/ Data product: Australian Census of Population and Housing

Data provider: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Description: The Australian Census is similar to Canada’s and is conducted every five years. There are several products designed for small area data users based on the Census.

The Census Products include:

Geographic units available: Twenty-one different levels of geography are available including Census collection areas and postal codes. These products are searchable by any of the following: address, postal code, place name, state or capital city, map, or geographic level.

Updates: every 5 years

Contact: Use “Contact us” form on website

Cost: free



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