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2902.0 - Census Update (Newsletter), Aug 1998  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/08/1998   
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Social Atlas series

          Purchasing a Social Atlas for your capital city can help you to:
        • easily visualise and understand results from the 1996 Census of Population and Housing;
        • identify and analyse the key social, demographics and housing characteristics;
        • plan business strategies, infrastructure and service deliveries; and
        • provide a guide to where to carry out more intensive research.

A Social Atlas comparison of our capital cities
owned 42%44.5%37.8%38% 40%30.4%39.5%17.3%
being purchased23.6%28.3%28.8%32.7%29.2%34.9%28%31%
couples with dependent children41.2%41.6%40% 40.3%36.8%45.3%37.8%45.1%
sole parent families9.2%9.1%10.9%10.3% 10.5%11.5%12.9%13.9%
Weekly household income less than $300:17.7%19.4%19.3%21%25%19.1%*24.6%17.3%*
Travel to Work by car:66.7%77.9%75.7%81.7%81.5%80.3%78.3%79.4%
no post-school qualifications 50%54.7%57.8%55.1%57.3%48.8%58.1%55%
degree or higher21.1%19.9%16.6%16.2%15%27.9%17.1%16.6%
trade qualification13.4%12.8%13.9%14.9%14.2%9.3%12.4%15%
* Weekly incomes of less than $400

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