ARE YOU OVER 35? IF SO, THEN YOU ARE NOW 'OLD'
The median age of the Australian population (the age at which half the population is older and half is younger) at June 2000 has increased by almost six years over the last twenty years, from 29 years in June 1980 to 35 years in June 2000. South Australia had the oldest population of all the States and Territories (median age of 37 years) at June 2000, followed by Tasmania (37 years), New South Wales (36 years), Victoria (35 years), Queensland (35 years), Western Australia (34 years) and the Australian Capital Territory (33 years). The Northern Territory had the youngest population in Australia (29 years).
Further information is available in Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories (Cat. no. 3201.0) released on 19 Dec 2000.