2021 Census data corrections

 
Product

Known error or issue

Date corrected
Service with the Australian Defence Force: Census

Census article - Australian Defence Force service, Graph - Household weekly income of people aged 15-64 years, by whether served in the ADF, 2021: Correction made to cell for Currently serving (Regular and Reserves) at $400-$499.

11/08/2022

Cultural diversity: Census

Census article - Religious affiliation in Australia, Graph - Count of people with Christian affiliation in 2016 and 2021, age at 2016 and graph - Count of people reporting No religion in 2016 and 2021, age at 2016: Corrected labelling of 2016 data in both graphs to make 'age at 2016' accurate and updated data points for persons at age accordingly.  

27/07/2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: CensusMedia release - 2021 Census finds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander older population continues to grow, number of people speaking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages at home in 2021 updated to address a minor error.21/07/2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Census

Census article – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population summary download, Table 9. Equivalised weekly household income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households by state and territory: Median equivalised household income (weekly)($) for South Australia, Tasmania, and Australian Capital Territory were updated to fix a minor calculation error.

South Australia: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population summary, Households and families: The average size of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households in 2011 was updated to correct a rounding error.

Australian Capital Territory: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population summary, Health: Data in graph for Long-term health conditions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people corrected.

08/07/2022

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Census

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people data summary download, Table 3. Housing suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households by state and territory:  'Not overcrowded' was updated to include the following categories: 'Four or more bedrooms spare', 'Three bedrooms spare', 'Two bedrooms spare', 'One bedroom spare', 'No bedrooms needed or spare'. As a result, this has increased the counts in the 'Not overcrowded' and 'Total' column.

01/07/2022
Census QuickStatsAll persons QuickStats and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats have been updated for all geographies to address a minor error. The affected variable was Sex (SEXP), specifically percentages (%). No changes were made to total counts.30/06/2022