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NATSEM - Social and Economic Indicators - Dependency Rate SA2 2016

This dataset presents the dependency rate of the population in small regions of Australia based on the 2016 Census and aggregated following the 2016 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). The data has been provided by The National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM).

The dependency rate is the number of people of working age (20-64) divided by the number of people of retirement age (65 and over).

All indicators were extracted from the ABS Tablebuilder system using the usual residence profile. For usual residence data, the ABS moves people back to where they live, rather than using the location the data were collected (place of enumeration). Usual residence data is preferred for individual level data because it removes the effect of respondents travelling or holidaying. The treatment of Not Stated data is to exclude them from both the numerator and the denominator.

For more information please view the NATSEM Technical Report: https://apps.aurin.org.au/gate/technicalreports/NATSEM/AURIN%20Social%20Data%20Technical%20Report%20Nov%202018.pdf.

Please note:

  • AURIN has spatially enabled the original data provided directly from NATSEM.
  • Where data values are NULL, the data is either unpublished or not applicable mathematically.
  • Methodology between the 2016 NATSEM and 2011 OECD data release may have changed, please refer to the technical report for parity status and specific changes.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated September 6, 2019, 00:08 (UTC)
Created October 7, 2018, 23:59 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-UC_NATSEM-UoM_AURIN_DB_natsem_social_indicators_dependency_rate_sa2_2016
Aggregation Level sa2_2016
Attribute List Dependency rate for the area, Female dependency rate, Geometry, Male dependency rate, Number of Females in the area aged 20 - 64, Number of Females in the area aged 65 and over, Number of males in the area aged 20 - 64, Number of males in the area aged 65 and over, Number of people in the area aged 20 - 64, Number of people in the area aged 65 and over, SA2 Code, SA2 Name
Attribution University of Canberra - National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, (2018): NATSEM - Social and Economic Indicators - Dependency Rate SA2 2016; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © University of Canberra - National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling 2018
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sa2_code16
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.81, -43.75], [159.11, -43.75], [159.11, -9.14], [96.81, -9.14], [96.81, -43.75]]]}