Most people take to The Census like one typically does the Five Stages Of Grief. A painfully time consuming and psychologically demanding chore that we have to complete in order to move on with our lives.
The Census is ultimately designed to improve our democratic existence – and seeing that it’s compulsory – come Tuesday the 9th of August we will all spend the night jotting down our relationship status, career information and details about our current dwellings so the Australian Bureau of Statistics can figure things out about Australians. We weren’t exactly sure what those “things” were, assuming they were the kinds of infrastructure-related snores like “Kenmore needs four more bus stops” etc; but from the 2011 Census twitter account we discovered the fascinating and amusing world of stats that the survey can uncover.
Here are the TOP TEN BEST TWEETS BY THE CENSUS
The Church of Moroccan Chicken?
The Census disses Peter Andre:
The Census is a baller.
Keeping culturally relevant:
Delusional fantasy geeks are accounted for in The Census too:
Good one, Census.
For more information visit: www.abs.gov.au/census