Australian demographic indicators

Free demographic comparisons of local government areas

How do we compare?

Have you ever needed answers to these questions?

  • Which area has the highest incomes in Australia?
  • Where is the highest proportion of over 65s?
  • Which LGA has the largest households in Australia?
  • What is the most diverse area, for people speaking a language other than English at home?

Well, here are the answers.

The National Demographic Indicators Series is a set of key social and demographic measures for every Local Government Area (LGA) in Australia. The series is drawn predominantly from the latest Census data (updated every 5 years) and Estimated Resident Population (updated annually).

The indicators provide a snapshot of each LGA and how it compares to other LGAs. The measures have been selected to cover a broad range of socio-demographics and there is no assumption that a high or low score is “better” or “worse” on any given measure.

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