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, QUEENSLAND: WHITSUNDAY



CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Whitsunday, Queensland, 2011

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

0-4 years
1 195
1086
1111
992
5-9 years
1 103
1001
1002
917
10-14 years
1 049
996
946
892
15-19 years
1 000
943
893
780
20-24 years
1 448
1105
1384
998
25-29 years
1 633
1302
1525
1161
30-34 years
1 291
1118
1253
1057
35-39 years
1 317
1180
1276
1122
40-44 years
1 372
1178
1211
1070
45-49 years
1 354
1186
1302
1133
50-54 years
1 475
1309
1345
1134
55-59 years
1 361
1157
1310
1032
60-64 years
1 421
1043
1214
843
65-69 years
1 115
738
940
600
70-74 years
813
536
570
400
75-79 years
421
329
416
323
80-84 years
283
210
271
210
85+ years
155
126
247
219

Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


The Census Night ratio for Whitsunday was 121. Although the difference between Census Night ratios for males and females was very small, Whitsunday was unusual in that the Census Night ratio for females (122) was higher than that of males (120). There was a spike in the number of persons in both sexes aged 20 to 29 years, who comprised 16% of the Census Night population. The Census Night ratio for this group was 131.


CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Whitsunday, Queensland, 2011

Chart: Census Night and Usual Resident populations, by age and sex, Whitsunday, Queensland, 2011
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.