Australia has an 'ageing' population, but how old are we on average? Which states and territories have the youngest and oldest populations? Use this interactive tool to explore.
The average Australian is a woman over the age of 35. While the 'average' Australian is only a concept, the make up of the population gives us a glimpse into the nation's character.
Use this interactive tool to explore Australia's diverse population by age and gender and find out which states and territories have the oldest populations, and which have more men than women.
Then take our 'age, sex, location' quiz to test your knowledge.