New Census data reveals the 'typical' Aussie

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But the "typical" Aussie differs from state to state - with the "average" person from New South Wales, Victoria or Western Australia having at least one parent who was born overseas.

The analysis, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday, suggests the typical Australian woman does up to nine hours more housework a week than the typical man and finds the median age for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is 15 years younger than all Australians.

Unlike Victorians, the "average" NSW person owns their three-bedroom home outright, according to the results. It also contrasts with a "typical" Australian, both of whose parents were born in Australia.

The census shows the typical South Australian in 2016 was a 40-year-old woman, a year older than the typical South Australian in 2011, and two years older than in 2006.

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"Data from the census is a vital resource to help governments, business and communities shape the future of our nation and our regions". West Australians tend to have one more room in their houses; most homeowners have a mortgage and "typical" Northern Territorians are renters.

However, women have outnumbered men since 1979.

"These findings go some way to demonstrating that migration alone can not be the solution to population ageing or decline, particularly since migrants age also".

He did less than five hours of domestic work per week, with the typical Australian female doing between five and 14 hours.

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Nationally, our typical migrant still comes from England and is 44 years old, down from 46 years old a decade ago.

For comparison, the ABS said the typical Australian home was owned outright at the 2006 census.

The "typical" personality is built from data from last year's Census, which is expected to release its full findings on 27 June 2017.

The ABS said Australia had a growing proportion of people who were born overseas.

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That will include data for the nation, states and territories, state capitals, small population groups and small areas, including council areas and even suburbs.

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