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Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Census 2016: 'typical' Aussie is a 38-year-old mum with two kids

Census 2016: 'typical' Aussie is a 38-year-old mum with two kids
- Mandy Black loves Vegemite toast, playing backyard cricket, exploring the great outdoors and throwing a sanger on the barbie and has achieved the Australian dream of owning her own home.
She also happens to be slap bang in the nation’s demographic sweet spot.
When the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its first batch of census data yesterday, Ms Black at 38 years of age, a mother of two children with a husband, a house and parents that were born here, fits the definition of the “typical’’ Australian.
“I’m not surprised to hear that I’m the typical Australian,” Ms Black said yesterday from her home in suburban Perth.