Endorsed Data Sources for Diversity Planning
A list of credible links to assess your population data and trends:
How to access?
Your local council
Your local council gathers data about who lived in their community
Check out your local government/ council website.
Discover key insights into demographics, population, language, statistics and more. Based on ABS data
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
For general population data in each region
Diversity Atlas provides a world-first definition and measurement of cultural diversity, along with the knowledge and insight necessary for inclusive strategies.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
Interpretation of ABS data
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
Veterans . Uses government data.
Suburb-based community profiles (based on Census data)
Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) Population Ageing Futures Data Archive
Projections of the composition and diversity of Australia’s older population.