As more Census 2016 products and data sets are released, our researchers are busy analysing the data and responding to requests. One complication is that local government areas changed between the 2011 and 2016 Censuses, and while we have time series data available for the current boundaries, these data sets do not include all variables. So, it will take some time for us to work through what’s there, what’s missing, and how to compare across Censuses for those LGAs with changed boundaries.
More detailed topic papers will be published soon, but here is a summary of our first look at the data for Greater Western Sydney [GWS].