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1380.0.55.009 - Perspectives on Regional Australia: Comparing Census Night and Usual Resident Populations in Local Government Areas, 2011  
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HIGH CENSUS NIGHT RATIOS, VICTORIA


In Victoria, only Melbourne had a high Census Night ratio. Most visitors to Melbourne were from overseas (9,805), or from other Victorian LGAs (7,491). Among the visitors to Melbourne, the most common LGA of usual residence was Brisbane, which was home to 936 people in Melbourne's Census Night population. There were 700 persons with no usual address counted in the Census Night population of Melbourne.



HIGH CENSUS NIGHT RATIOS, Local Government Areas, Victoria, 2011

Local Government Area
Census Night Population
Usual Resident Population
Census Night Ratio(a)
Melbourne
120 358
93 625
128.6

(a) The Census Night ratio is the ratio of the Census Night population to usual resident population, multiplied by 100.
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


The population pyramid of Melbourne is shown below. It is typical of the capital city LGAs with high Census Night ratios: Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Sydney. The pyramids for these LGAs have a distinct "Christmas tree" shape: few children under 15, slightly more people aged from 15-19 years and many more adults between 20 and 29 years old.


CENSUS NIGHT AND USUAL RESIDENT POPULATIONS, by Age and Sex, Melbourne, Victoria, 2011
Chart: Census Night and Usual Resident populations, by age and sex, Melbourne, Victoria, 2011
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011.


You can find a population pyramid for the LGA in Victoria with a high Census Night population ratio, by following the link below.
Melbourne


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