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2903.0.55.002 - How Australia Takes a Census, 2006  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/07/2006  First Issue
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MEDIA RELEASE

July 10, 2006
Embargoed 11:30am (AEST)
C19/2006
    1 Month to go until the census of population and housing on 8 August 2006

    Key dates:
    · National Census launch – 24 July
    · Delivery of Census forms – 28 July to 7 August
    · Census Night – 8 August
    · Collection of Census forms – 9 August to 28 August­

    Did you know?
    · The 2001 Census showed that 26 per cent of people born in Australia had at least one overseas-born parent; 79 per cent of people who moved to a high growth coastal region prior to the Census were aged less than 50 years and the highest rate of home ownership in Australia was in the far west of NSW, with 60 per cent.

    For more Census information go to www.abs.gov.au/census.

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