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Miscalculation of the ACT population raises many problems | The Canberra Times

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Data from the 2021 census showed the agency missed the target by as much as five percent, or nearly 21,000 people. 454,499 people call Canberra home; not the 430,000 the federal government gives us credit for. To put that in perspective, the discrepancy is almost equal to the population of Armidale (24,500).

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