Australia 2011 Census Headline Indicators:

The following table is a summary of the headline indicator for Australia’s 2011 Census released in Canberra today.


People                                      21,507,717
 Male                                       10,634,013
 Female                                     10,873,704
 Median age                                         37
Families                                     5,684,062
 Average children per family                         2
All private dwellings                        9,117,033
Average people per household                         3
 Median weekly household income                A$1,234
 Median monthly mortgage repayments            A$1,800
 Median weekly rent                              A$285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling                  2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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