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released: 15 Jun 2001 author: Gibson D, Braun P, Benham C & Mason F media release

The report provides an up-to-date set of projections at the national, State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region levels. The report was prepared at the request of the Department of Health and Aged Care with the assistance of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. A CD-ROM containing data at the regional level accompanies this publication.The report contains detailed projections for the 50 most common countries of birth, 34 languages and 30 religions for older immigrants in Australia.The report will be particularly useful to aged care service planners, providers of aged care services and researchers in the field.

ISSN 1325-6025; ISBN 978 1 74024 097 0; Cat. no. AGE 18; 283pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (86K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of figures and tables
    • Acknowledgements
    • Executive summary (separate 67K PDF)
  • Sections
    1. Introduction (90K PDF)
    2. The national picture (170K PDF)
      • Country of birth
      • Language
      • Religion
    3. State and Territory profiles (174K PDF)
      • Country of birth
        • New South Wales
        • Victoria
        • Queensland
        • Western Australia
        • South Australia
        • Tasmania
        • The Australian Capital Territory
        • The Northern Territory
      • Language
        • New South Wales
        • Victoria
        • Queensland
        • Western Australia
        • South Australia
        • Tasmania
        • The Australian Capital Territory
        • The Northern Territory
    4. Looking to the future (1.83M PDF)
      • Older persons born in China
      • Older persons born in Germany
      • Older persons born in Greece
      • Older persons born in Italy
      • Older persons born in the Netherlands
      • Older persons born in the Philippines
      • Older persons born in Poland
      • Older persons born in Vietnam
  • End Matter
    • References (36K PDF)
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Supplementary tables (1.47M PDF)
      • Appendix B: Projection Methodology (87K PDF)
      • Appendix C: Supplementary figures (616K PDF)

Appendix tables

Supplementary data CD

This CD is a supplement to the report providing additional data in an accessible format. The Microsoft Excel tables on the CD are grouped into the four categories listed below. To see a more comprehensive list of the tables simply select the category you are interested in. 'Other' includes summary tables on people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds by age and sex, by major planning region and by geographic regions.

Appendix A - Supplementary tables

  • Table A2.1: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age and sex, Australia, 1996 (101K XLS)
  • Table A2.2: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age and sex, Australia, 1996 (51K XLS)
  • Table A2.3: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, religious affiliation by age and sex, Australia, 1996 (39K XLS)
  • Table A2.4: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age and sex, Australia, 2011 and 2026 (149K XLS)
  • Table A2.5: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age and sex, Australia, 2011 (66K XLS)
  • Table A2.6: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, religious affiliation by age and sex, Australia, 2011 (75K XLS)
  • Table A3.1: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, New South Wales, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (91K XLS)
  • Table A3.2: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Victoria, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (91K XLS)
  • Table A3.3: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Queensland, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (92K XLS)
  • Table A3.4: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Western Australia, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (88K XLS)
  • Table A3.5: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, South Australia, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (89K XLS)
  • Table A3.6: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Tasmania, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (89K XLS)
  • Table A3.7: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Australian Capital Territory, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (88K XLS)
  • Table A3.8: Persons aged 65 and over, birthplace by age, Northern Territory, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (90K XLS)
  • Table A3.9: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, New South Wales, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (38K XLS)
  • Table A3.10: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Victoria, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (37K XLS)
  • Table A3.11: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Queensland, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (37K XLS)
  • Table A3.12: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Western Australia, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (37K XLS)
  • Table A3.13: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, South Australia, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (37K XLS)
  • Table A3.14: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Tasmania, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (36K XLS)
  • Table A3.15: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Australian Capital Territory, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (37K XLS)
  • Table A3.16: Persons aged 65 and over from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, main language spoken at home by age, Northern Territory, 1996, 2011 and 2026 (47K XLS)
  • Table A4.1: Persons born in China, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.2: Persons born in Germany, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.3: Persons born in Greece, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.4: Persons born in Italy, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.5: Persons born in the Netherlands, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.6: Persons born in the Philippines, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.7: Persons born in Poland, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)
  • Table A4.8: Persons born in Vietnam, aged 65 and over, by State/Territory and Commonwealth planning region, Australia, 2001 and 2011 (18K XLS)

Recommended citation

Gibson D, Braun P, Benham C & Mason F 2001. Projections of older immigrants: people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, 1996-2026, Australia. Aged Care Series 6. Cat. no. AGE 18. Canberra: AIHW.