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Our multi-cultural credentials are often touted as "world leading" by politicians and media. We're certainly an increasingly mixed brew, as anyone returning to a major centre after a gap of some years would notice! New arrivals from China and Indian sub-continent are...read more
You can see the actual percentages for Census years 2011 and 2016 on our main Census Postcode page. This post shows how the Baby Boomer population is rapidly changing in the face of overall massive increases in the entire population. In NSW and the ACT, very few...read more
How the world’s three biggest faith groups are distributed – 2016 Census by postcode NSW / ACT and Tasmania
According to this Wikipedia article, the world's top three "religious populations" are Christianity, Islam, and Irreligious / atheist. Here's how the top three are distributed across our example states of New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania. ...read more
All MapMakers' 2017 Census Enhanced GIS Data Series products are now shipping with very latest 2016 Census attributes. In addition to the equivalent data included in previous releases, we now include "need for assistance" data, in recognition of the roll-out of the...read more
We were asked recently if we could create some territories highlighting ".. postcodes with wealthy families who needed, and could afford to pay top rates for child care"? As usual with these type of decision support questions, the answer was a qualified "yes". Why...read more
You're not the first to be confused by the Australia Post list. Many believe it to be the definitive list of Australian suburb names, it isn't, it's a list of destinations Australia Post delivers items to, including bank lobbies, PO boxes, locked bags and remote rural...read more