The latest facts and figures about Australia's population.
Facts and Figures
Facts and figures provides broad trends in Australian families. These trends are primarily based on statistics published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), though data from major Australian surveys are also used.
See also: AIFS Facts sheets - brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends
The latest facts and figures: Type of households; Household size; Projections: 2011-36
The latest facts and figures: Family type; Families with children 0-17 years; Family projections: 2011-2036
The latest facts and figures: Marriage rates; Median age for first time marriages; Marriage preceded by cohabitation; Marriage celebrants
The latest facts and figures: Percentage of marriages preceded by cohabitation; Cohabitating couples as percentage of all couples; Proportion of people aged 15+ years who were married or cohabiting; Proportion of partnered men and women who were in a cohabiting relationship
The latest facts and figures: Divorce rates; Median age at divorce; Divorces involving children
The latest facts and figures: Number of births and fertility rate; Age-specific fertility rate; Age of new mothers; Ex-nuptial births
The latest facts and figures: Face-to-face parent-child contact; Overnight stays with non-resident parent
Bringing together data and information from a range of key surveys, studies and projections, this series of fact sheets should assist older people, communities, governments and agencies providing services to older people in planning for the future.