Australia 2011 Census Demographic Breakdown:

The following table is a profile of Australia’s demographic indicators from the 2011 Census released in Canberra today. *T =========================================================================== People 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Total 21,507,717 n/a 19,855,290 n/a Male 10,634,013 49.4 9,799,249 49.4 Female 10,873,704 50.6 10,056,041 50.6 Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander 548,369 2.5 455,026 2.3 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Age 2011 Census % 2006 Census % 0-4 years 1,421,050 6.6 1,260,406 6.3 5-9 years 1,351,921 6.3 1,308,866 6.6 10-14 years 1,371,054 6.4 1,367,942 6.9 15-19 years 1,405,798 6.5 1,356,906 6.8 20-24 years 1,460,673 6.8 1,347,362 6.8 25-29 years 1,513,236 7.0 1,276,924 6.4 30-34 years 1,453,775 6.8 1,399,471 7.0 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Age 2011 Census % 2006 Census % 35-39 years 1,520,138 7.1 1,466,187 7.4 40-44 years 1,542,879 7.2 1,471,660 7.4 45-49 years 1,504,142 7.0 1,446,730 7.3 50-54 years 1,447,404 6.7 1,315,788 6.6 55-59 years 1,297,244 6.0 1,234,598 6.2 60-64 years 1,206,116 5.6 958,079 4.8 65-69 years 919,319 4.3 757,385 3.8 70-74 years 708,090 3.3 616,052 3.1 75-79 years 545,263 2.5 543,604 2.7 80-84 years 436,936 2.0 404,478 2.0 85 years and over 402,681 1.9 322,849 1.6 Median age 37 n/a 37 n/a --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Registered marital status 2011 Census % 2006 Census % People aged 15 years and over Married 8,461,114 48.7 7,900,685 49.6 Separated 529,280 3.0 495,059 3.1 Divorced 1,460,899 8.4 1,306,916 8.2 Widowed 949,634 5.5 936,815 5.9 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Registered marital status 2011 Census % 2006 Census % People aged 15 years and over Never married 5,962,769 34.3 5,278,605 33.2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Pre-school 332,844 5.1 307,817 4.9 Primary - Government 1,181,787 18.2 1,174,546 18.9 Primary - Catholic 359,062 5.5 336,732 5.4 Primary - Other Non Government 214,359 3.3 185,520 3.0 Secondary - Government 774,074 11.9 764,826 12.3 Secondary - Catholic 307,142 4.7 280,789 4.5 Secondary - Other Non Government 254,828 3.9 229,530 3.7 Technical/further education institution 473,606 7.3 428,026 6.9 University or tertiary institution 932,524 14.3 745,444 12.0 Other 161,660 2.5 127,987 2.1 Not Stated 1,511,694 23.2 1,640,295 26.4 Total 6,503,580 n/a 6,221,512 n/a ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ancestry top responses 2011 Census % 2006 Census % English 7,238,533 25.9 6,283,647 24.7 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ancestry top responses 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Australian 7,098,486 25.4 7,371,823 29.0 Irish 2,087,758 7.5 1,803,736 7.1 Scottish 1,792,622 6.4 1,501,200 5.9 Italian 916,121 3.3 852,421 3.3 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Country of birth 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Australia 15,017,847 69.8 14,072,945 70.9 Other top responses England 911,593 4.2 856,939 4.3 New Zealand 483,398 2.2 389,465 2.0 China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 318,969 1.5 206,588 1.0 India 295,362 1.4 147,106 0.7 Italy 185,402 0.9 199,124 1.0 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birthplace of parents 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Both parents born overseas 6,876,586 34.3 5,868,729 32.0 Father only born overseas 1,407,270 7.0 1,299,784 7.1 Mother only born overseas 989,220 4.9 879,691 4.8 Both parents born in Australia 10,757,087 53.7 10,282,282 56.1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Religious affiliation top responses 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Catholic 5,439,268 25.3 5,126,885 25.8 No Religion 4,796,787 22.3 3,706,553 18.7 Anglican 3,679,907 17.1 3,718,248 18.7 Uniting Church 1,065,795 5.0 1,135,427 5.7 Presbyterian and Reformed 599,515 2.8 596,667 3.0 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language (other than English) 2011 Census % 2006 Census % Mandarin 336,410 1.6 220,604 1.1 Italian 299,834 1.4 316,894 1.6 Arabic 287,174 1.3 243,662 1.2 Cantonese 263,673 1.2 244,558 1.2 Greek 252,217 1.2 252,227 1.3 English only spoken at home 16,509,291 76.8 15,581,334 78.5 Households where two or more 1,579,946 20.4 1,267,797 17.7 languages are spoken =========================================================================

T* Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

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