Dataset Australian Historical Population Statistics to 2014 - dataset

TLF ID M007101

The dataset provides statistics about the population of Australia in terms of age and sex from 1901 to 2014. It is made available by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The dataset is in MS Excel format.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides access to authoritative data about the age and sex of the Australian population from 1901 to 2014 for student exploration and analysis.
  • Provides opportunities for teachers to devise a range of learning tasks using raw data for different learning areas and year levels.
  • This resource supports the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures priority, with historical data on Australian Aboriginal communities from 1788 to 2006.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Mathematics

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: Copyright Education Services Australia Ltd, 2015. 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: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia, 2013. Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia. Logo: © Australian Bureau of Statistics.