The Australian Jewish Population Study was established in 2007 through a partnership between Monash University’s Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and Jewish Care Victoria. (Find out more about the Project Supporters)
The data sources for the project include the Australian Census, the Gen08 survey completed by over 6,000 respondents, focus groups, and consultation with organisational leaders.
Its objective is to further understanding of the demographic characteristics of the Jewish population and of constant and changing patterns within the Jewish communities of Australia, to provide the knowledge base to inform communal planning.
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Reports on the 2011 census were launched in May 2014. For the first time demographic analysis of the Jewish population of Australia and the two largest communities of Victoria and New South Wales was undertaken using a common methodology. The three reports are available for download from this site.
- The Jewish population of Australia: Key findings from the 2011 Census
- The census was held on 9th August 2011 and was carried out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
- The Jewish population of Victoria: Key findings from the 2011 Census
- This report provides a general overview and analysis of the 2011 census as it applies to the Victorian Jewish population.
- The Jewish population of New South Wales: Key findings from the 2011
- Unless otherwise stated, figures in this summary have been adjusted for undercount and rounded. They refer to Jews and the remainder of the population in New South Wales, Australia.
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Mapping Social Cohesion Reports
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