2032.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Australia in Profile -- A Regional Analysis, 2001
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/01/2004
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High Proportion Of Families With Children In ACT Regions
The Australian Capital Territory regions of Tuggeranong (Statistical Sub-Division, or SSD) and Gungahlin-Hall (SSD) had the highest proportion of families with children aged under 15 years in urban areas of Australia, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Families with children under 15 years made up more than half (52%) all the families in Tuggeranong (SSD) and Gungahlin-Hall (SSD).
The report used results from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing to describe the major differences in the socio-demographic characteristics of people living in different parts of Australia.
Some major findings of the report relating to the ACT include:
Further information is in Census of Population and Housing: Australia in Profile - A Regional Analysis (cat. no. 2032.0).
Media Note: The report was based on ABS geographical areas called Statistical Divisions (SDs). However, to give more evenly sized regions, SDs in populous areas have generally been disaggregated to Statistical Subdivisions (SSDs) or Statistical Region Sectors (SRSs). Specifically, information is presented for seven regions in the ACT.
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