Thursday, June 21, 2012

It's census day everybody!

It'll all be here at 11.30 am AEST

And the ABS will reset its population clock. It's got a bit out of whack:

In fact the first small bit of census data released yesterday we have far fewer people.

In December it was 22.5 million people - 300,000 fewer than the clock suggests.

Tim Colebatch has the details.

This and much more at 11.30 am AEST!

Meantime, here's Graeme Hugo on why the census matters

And here's Australian Statistician Brian Pink on the big changes planned for next time