MEDIA FACT SHEET
|June 27, 2007|
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eCensus facts and figures
- 10.15% of all occupied private dwellings (771,130) submitted their information via eCensus.
- Between 6.00 pm and midnight Census night, 313,756 forms were submitted, or just over 40% of the total number of eforms submitted.
- Women aged 30–34 were the group with the highest rate of use of the eCensus (99,354 women or 13.76% of females in that category).
- 2,152,834 people (or 10.73% of the population) had their information included in the eCensus.
- Family households (11.64%) were more likely to be included in the eCensus than group households (9.61%) or lone-person households (8.07%).
- Families with children (12.30%) were more likely to participate in the eCensus than families without children (10.60%).
- The Australian Capital Territory had the highest take-up rate of all the states and territories, with 17.15% of occupied private dwellings, which equates to 17.32% of the population of the ACT. This was followed by Western Australia with 11.09% of occupied private dwellings submitting eCensus returns. This equates to 11.79% of the population of WA.
Source: ABS 2006 Census.
Table 1. 2006 Census: eCensus take up rate for occupied private dwellings by state/territory
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This page last updated 27 June 2007