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, VICTORIA: MELBOURNE



CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Melbourne, Victoria, 2011

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

0-4 years
1 922
1 656
1 827
1 517
5-9 years
1 030
907
1 000
867
10-14 years
1 235
845
1 210
852
15-19 years
3 639
2 933
4 148
3 362
20-24 years
10 619
9 175
12 110
10 435
25-29 years
10 262
8 928
10 277
8 939
30-34 years
7 326
6 112
6 445
5 400
35-39 years
4 812
3 564
3 939
2 941
40-44 years
3 874
2 550
3 349
2 235
45-49 years
3 477
2 060
3 147
2 007
50-54 years
3 294
1 815
3 096
1 821
55-59 years
2 880
1 728
2 781
1 733
60-64 years
2 372
1 559
2 248
1 540
65-69 years
1 586
1 134
1 375
1 014
70-74 years
970
745
964
712
75-79 years
616
471
624
503
80-84 years
426
342
514
429
85+ years
320
250
643
545

Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


The LGA of Melbourne had a Census Night ratio of 129. The characteristics of the population are very symmetrical, in the "Christmas tree" shape of other high ratio capital city LGAs (Perth, Adelaide, and Sydney). The Census Night ratios were 130 for males, and 127 for females. Census Night ratio varied somewhat by age. Census Night ratios were 124 for those aged under 20 years; 115 for those aged 20-29 years; and 141 for those aged 30 years and over.


CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Melbourne, Victoria, 2011
Chart: Census Night and Usual Resident populations, by age and sex, Melbourne, Victoria,  2011
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.