Small area data (SA2 level)
Population data for each SA2 area was obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. [ABS.Stat Dataset: ERP by Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2) geographical areas (ASGS 2011), Age and Sex, 2001 to 2016. ABS Cat No 3235.0, retrieved 25th October 2017].
Population data was obtained for each combination of SA2, year, sex and five-year age group.
Population data for the whole of Australia were available by single-year age group up to 99 years and over. These more detailed population data for the entire country were obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. [Australian Demographic Statistics: ERP by single year of age, 1971 to 2017. ABS Cat No 3101.0, retrieved 28th March 2018]