Dataset Australia's population: countries of birth - dataset

TLF ID M007102

The dataset provides statistics about the estimated resident population, median age and sex ratio by countries of birth for the latest year of available data. It is periodically updated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The dataset is included in the list of related datasets on the page in MS Excel format.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides authoritative, updated data about the estimated resident population, median age, and sex ratio for students to explore, question, compare and analyse.
  • Links to the ABS explanatory notes about the sources of data, definition of terms and the treatment of numbers.
  • Provides data in a tabular format.
  • Provides opportunites for teachers to devise a range of activities using raw data for different learning areas and year levels.
Year level

4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11

Learning area
  • Mathematics
  • Civics and citizenship

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • URL:
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • Metadata: © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2017. You may view, display, print out and copy this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material. Dataset: © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013. Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia. Logo: © Australian Bureau of Statistics.