1380.0.55.009 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Comparing Census Night and Usual Resident Populations in Local Government Areas, 2011  
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HIGH CENSUS NIGHT RATIOS, NEW SOUTH WALES: SYDNEY



CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011

Age Ranges
Number of Males
Number of Females
Census Night
Usual Residents
Census Night
Usual Residents

0-4 years
3 305
3 177
2 984
2 889
5-9 years
1 790
1 651
1 745
1 590
10-14 years
1 693
1 379
1 675
1 358
15-19 years
3 494
2 753
3 843
3 050
20-24 years
11 942
10 099
13 091
11 046
25-29 years
17 151
15 410
16 348
14 876
30-34 years
14 841
13 456
12 641
11 527
35-39 years
10 852
9 600
8 215
7 321
40-44 years
8 751
7 262
6 111
5 117
45-49 years
7 159
5 778
5,098
4 108
50-54 years
6 314
4 869
4 795
3 782
55-59 years
5 125
3 939
4 467
3 565
60-64 years
4 459
3 576
3 614
2 960
65-69 years
2 989
2 479
2 452
2 067
70-74 years
1 901
1 649
1 850
1 603
75-79 years
1 343
1 208
1 313
1 184
80-84 years
872
797
994
934
85+ years
528
482
1 036
962

Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


The LGA of Sydney had a Census Night ratio of 116. The characteristics of the population are very symmetrical, in the "Christmas tree" shape of other high ratio capital city LGAs (Perth, Adelaide, and Melbourne). The Census Night ratios were: males, 117; females, 115; those aged under 20 years, 115; those aged between 20-29 years, 114; and for those over 30 years of age, 117.


CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011

Chart: Census Night and Usual Resident populations, by age and sex, Sydney, New South Wales, 2011
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.