This map illustrates the percentage of public housing as a proportion of all dwellings in any particular area in the Sydney metropolitan area.

The brighter an area, the larger proportion of public housing in that area.

The data to create this map has been sourced from question 57 the 2016 ABS Census.

Note that this map does not show the exact lots where public housing is located as this data is not released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – it only shows the general vicinity of public housing’s location at a block level.

Notice something that doesn’t seem right on this map? Note that this data has been subject to randomisation by the ABS to preserve the anonymity of Census responses. Where values are small, these randomisations can have a significant impact on the percentages of social housing shown in this map. Census respondents may also provide incorrect information.

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