3106.0 - Demography News, Mar 2000  
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Households

There were 7.2 million households in Australia at June 1999, one in four being single person households. For further information see Australian Demographic Statistics, September Quarter 1999 (Cat. No. 3101.0).

A new working paper on household estimates is now available. It discusses the household estimates presently produced by the ABS and investigates several options for the production of post-censal small area household estimates. See Demography Working Paper 2000/1: Production of Post-Censal Small Area Estimates of Households - A Preliminary Investigation available on the ABS web site at http://www.abs.gov.au and select Themes/Demography/ABS Demography Working Papers.