1379.0.55.001 - National Regional Profile, 2008 to 2012
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/07/2014
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Where older people in NSW live
For NSW, the highest percentage of people aged 85 years or older lived in Hunters Hill, followed by Great Lakes according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
This is just some of the regional data that can now be found through the new ABS data navigator, making it easy for local communities to view a wide range of different data for their area.
"The new Data by Region navigator provides an efficient and interactive way of accessing data", said Lisa Conolly from the ABS.
Data is available for hundreds of items including, population, births, average income levels, building approvals, number of aged pensioners, business counts, number of motor vehicles, land use, and much more.
For example, did you know that compared with the rest of New South Wales:
Regional information is available over a five year period up to 2012, so local communities can track changes over time in the characteristics of their areas.
Find data on a region of your interest by visiting www.abs.gov.au/databyregion.
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