Western Australian colonial census 1848 processed data



This collection contains statistical data extracted from the published W.A. colonial census reports from 1848 to 1901. The data are presented both as raw Excel spreadsheets and as processed files for use with the SPSS and Nesstar statistical software.
These files were compiled and processed by Leanne Den Hartog in 2012 as part of her work for the Western Australian node of the Australian Data Archive.

Data from the 1848 Western Australian colonial census formatted for SPSS and Nesstar software
Date made available16 Jan 2014
PublisherThe University of Western Australia
Date of data production1 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012
Geographical coverageWestern Australia


  • Census
  • Population

Field of Research (FoR)

  • 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
  • 010401 Applied Statistics
  • 080709 Social and Community Informatics

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