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SA2 Regional Population Summary 2017

This dataset presents the summary preliminary estimates of the resident population by age and sex as at 30 June 2017, this includes population by sex, median age by sex and percentage of the population within a certain age range. The data is aggregated to Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2), according to the 2016 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).

Estimated resident population (ERP) is the official estimate of the Australian population, which links people to a place of usual residence within Australia. Usual residence within Australia refers to that address at which the person has lived or intends to live for six months or more in a given reference year. For the 30 June reference date, this refers to the calendar year around it. Estimates of the resident population are based on Census counts by place of usual residence (excluding short-term overseas visitors in Australia), with an allowance for Census net undercount, to which are added the estimated number of Australian residents temporarily overseas at the time of the Census. A person is regarded as a usual resident if they have been (or expected to be) residing in Australia for a period of 12 months or more over a 16-month period.

This data is ABS data (catalogue number: 3235.0) available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

For more information please visit the Explanatory Notes:

Please note:

  • AURIN has spatially enabled the data.
  • Regions which contain unpublished data have been left blank in the dataset.
  • Where regions have zero population, the relating ratio and percentage columns have been left blank.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated July 28, 2020, 05:56 (UTC)
Created October 7, 2018, 23:49 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS-UoM_AURIN_DB_3_abs_regional_population_summary_sa2_2017
Aggregation Level sa2_2016
Attribute List 5-Digit SA2 Code, Geometry Field, Median Age of Females, Median Age of Males, Median Age of Persons, Number of Females, Number of Males, Number of People, Percentage of Population aged 0 - 14 years, Percentage of Population aged 15 - 64 years, Percentage of Population aged 65+ years, SA2 Code, SA2 Name, Sex Ratio, State Code, State Name
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (2018): SA2 Regional Population Summary 2017; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sa2_main16
Type dataset
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