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SA2 Aggregated Population & Dwelling Counts 2016 Census for Australia

This dataset contains counts of the total usual resident population and total dwelling count from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing for Mesh Blocks, aggregated to Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) for the AURIN Portal.

Data is current for Census Night 9 August 2016 and describes geographic Australia; including Norfolk Island, the Territory of Christmas Island and the Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, but does not include any other external Territory.

For more information, refer to the Australian Bureau of Statistics' Census of Population and Housing: Mesh Block Counts, Australia, 2016: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/2074.0Main+Features12016?OpenDocument.

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Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated August 9, 2019, 06:31 (UTC)
Created September 7, 2017, 01:16 (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_sa2_aggregated_pop_and_dwelling_counts_census_2016
Aggregation Level sa2_2016
Attribute List Geometry, SA2 Area, SA2 Code, SA2 Name, State Name, Total Dwelling Count 2016, Total Usual Resident Population 2016
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (2017): SA2 Aggregated Population & Dwelling Counts 2016 Census for Australia; 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 2017
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sa2_maincode_2016
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[113.3, -43.5], [153.7, -43.5], [153.7, -12.2], [113.3, -12.2], [113.3, -43.5]]]}