2001 Census Papers

2001 Census Papers were produced to assess and report on various aspects of Census data quality.

Updates and corrections

2001 updates & corrections provides updates and corrections for 2001 Census data.

2001 Census Undercounts

Information Paper: Census of Population and Housing: Data Quality - Undercount, 2001 (cat. no. 2940.0) provides an assessment of the coverage of the 2001 Census by examining the undercount by a range of demographic characteristics.

2001 Census Fact Sheets


The 2001 Census Fact Sheets (cat. no. 2970.0) were produced in response to data issues as they arose. They summarise conceptual and data issues, and changes that have occurred since the 1996 Census. Fact sheets are designed to assist in the use and interpretation of Census data. They include Non-response Rates.

Other reference material

Download a copy of the 2001 Census Household Form in PDF format.

The Census Dictionary, 2001 (cat. no. 2901.0) contains details of the classifications used in the 2006 Census, along with definitions of Census concepts and themes.