About the Census
The Census is the largest form of information gathering conducted in Australia – it tells us about our way of life and helps us plan for the future
A snapshot of Australia over the last 5 years
What you can expect from us, our obligations, your rights and what to do if you’re not satisfied with our service.
By law Census information is kept strictly private and confidential.
The results from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing will be released from mid-2017.