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: CAIRNS



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

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

0-4 years
6 402
6 027
5 994
5 654
5-9 years
6 059
5 718
5 753
5 424
10-14 years
6 092
5 656
5 900
5 378
15-19 years
5 725
5 308
5 734
5 029
20-24 years
5 097
4 324
5 815
4 757
25-29 years
5 705
5 029
6 478
5 494
30-34 years
5 651
5 086
6 664
5 936
35-39 years
6 339
5 884
7 043
6 394
40-44 years
6 545
6 016
7 118
6 348
45-49 years
6 555
5 942
6 832
6 000
50-54 years
6 327
5 544
6 504
5 549
55-59 years
5 666
4 811
5 872
4 778
60-64 years
5 563
4 407
5 272
3 906
65-69 years
4 229
3 050
3 979
2 786
70-74 years
2 859
2 000
2 673
1 815
75-79 years
1 913
1 318
1 790
1 259
80-84 years
1 154
832
1 314
1 026
85+ years
726
601
1 228
1 082

Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


The Census Night ratio of the LGA of Cairns was 116. Females had a slightly higher Census Night ratio (117) than males (114). The Census Night ratio was higher for those aged 50 years and over (127) than those under 50 years (111).


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

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