Population of Australia statistics.

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Dear Australian Bureau of Statistics,

If possible, please treat this as an administrative or informal request.

Otherwise, please consider this a request under the FOI Act.

Please provide the most up to date record of data for:
The population of persons residing within the land of Australia as of the year 2020.
-Total population.
-Australian born
-Foreign born
-Australian citizens
-Foreign citizens
- Distinction between countries will be required in the response.

No personal information is necessary.

I ask that all fees in relation to this request be waived because the release of the documents is in the public interest.

Yours faithfully,

Dave

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Dear Dave,

Thank you for contacting the Australian Bureau of Statistics to seek
information on "The population of persons residing within the land of
Australia as of the year 2020".

As per your request, I am treating it as an administrative access request.
I have forwarded your e-mail to the ABS' National Information Referral
Service (NIRS) who should be able to assist you with your information
needs outside of the FOI process. NIRS can be contacted on 1300 135 070.

Please also note that this information is collected under the Census and
Statistics Act 1905  and therefore is exempt from release under Freedom of
Information (Freedom of Information Act 1982, schedule 2, part 2, division
2).

If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact me on the
details below.

Kind regards

Fiona Carnes
Assistant Director
Policy and Legislation Section  |  Risk, Planning and Policy Branch  |
 Australian Bureau of Statistics
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Dear Australian Bureau of Statistics,

If possible, please treat this as an administrative or informal request.

Otherwise, please consider this a request under the FOI Act.

Please provide the most up to date record of data for:
The population of persons residing within the land of Australia as of the
year 2020.
-Total population.
    -Australian born
    -Foreign born
          -Australian citizens
          -Foreign citizens
- Distinction between countries will be required in the response.

No personal information is necessary.

I ask that all fees in relation to this request be waived because the
release of the documents is in the public interest.

Yours faithfully,

Dave

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Dear Dave,

Thank you for your recent enquiry to the Australian Bureau of Statistics
(ABS) and I apologise for the delay in responding.

Please note that estimates for 2020 are not yet available and the
following provide the most recent and up to date available ABS estimates.
 

To access the most detailed data, click on the Downloads tab  which will
contain a number of .xls spreadsheets.

ABS release: 3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Sep 2019
(released 19 March 2020)
weblink:
[1]https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf...

ABS release: 3412.0 - Migration, Australia, 2017-18 [Estimated resident
population based on country of birth]
weblink:
[2]https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf...
next release: please note data for 2018-19 will be released on 28th April

ABS release: 3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2018-19
weblink:
[3]https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf...

These other releases may also be of interest:

ABS release: 3415.0 - Migrant Data Matrices, 2020
weblink: [4]https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf...

ABS release: 6250.0 - Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia,
November 2016
weblink:
[5]https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf...

The latest data based on Citizenship status is available from the 2016
Census of Population and Housing Community Profiles: available from this
link:
[6]https://quickstats.censusdata.abs.gov.au...

Please refer to Table G 01a  in

The other data you have requested may be available from the above profile
and as a start please refer to Tables G08 onwards.

2016 Census TableBuilder

An alternative method would be using our Census TableBuilder tool which
will allow you to create your own tables using data from the 2016 Census.

In addition you can include and specify whatever geographies you prefer
and also tabulate age, Country of Birth, Citizenship and a wide range of
other variables.

TableBuilder Basic databases are available free of charge to registered
users on the ABS website.  To register for access to TableBuilder Basic,
please click [7]Here  and locate the "Register" button as indicated in the
image below.

Once you have access to TableBuilder and logged in, the following Dataset
would be ideal to commence with (double click to open):

You can select whatever level of geography from the following choices:

These are the variables and data items you can select from the following
folders:

Once your table is created you can sort within TableBuilder else export go
to .csv or .xls

o About TableBuilder:
 [8]http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/D331011...
o TableBuilder User Guide:
[9]https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf...
o Link to Videos on how to use
TableBuilder: [10]https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf...

Did you know the ABS will have a new website later this year?

o You can access the ABS Beta site from this link:
[11]https://beta.abs.gov.au/ 
o To know more about the changes please refer to: [12]Welcome to the new
ABS website

Should you have any further enquiries

o email: [13][email address]
o call: 1300 135 070  [ 9:00am to 4:00pm AEST Monday to Friday ]  or
from overseas  +61 2 9268 4909 .
o please do not send a response to a personal email address as
individuals may be absent from work and there may be a delay in
attending to your query.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Samson

Information Officer

Customised and Microdata Delivery | Data Integration Partnerships Branch

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Dear Australian Bureau of Statistics,

If possible, please treat this as an administrative or informal request.

Otherwise, please consider this a request under the FOI Act.

Please provide the most up to date record of data for:
The population of persons residing within the land of Australia as of the
year 2020.
-Total population.
    -Australian born
    -Foreign born
          -Australian citizens
          -Foreign citizens
- Distinction between countries will be required in the response.

No personal information is necessary.

I ask that all fees in relation to this request be waived because the
release of the documents is in the public interest.

Yours faithfully,

Dave

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