2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Australian Capital Territory Statistical Area Level 2

Latham

Code 801011017 (SA2) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,634
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 36
Families 993
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,453
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,859
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Male 1,796 49.4 195,739 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,836 50.6 201,653 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 72 2.0 6,508 1.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,634 people in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

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Age Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 35 -- 38 --
0-4 years 269 7.4 26,795 6.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 259 7.1 25,451 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 245 6.7 22,235 5.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 210 5.8 24,507 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 181 5.0 31,430 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 252 6.9 32,488 8.2 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 285 7.8 33,631 8.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 285 7.8 30,193 7.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 301 8.3 28,216 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 227 6.2 26,556 6.7 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 210 5.8 24,433 6.1 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 223 6.1 22,357 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 186 5.1 19,144 4.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 222 6.1 17,285 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 136 3.7 12,168 3.1 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 71 2.0 8,519 2.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 44 1.2 5,839 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 28 0.8 6,158 1.5 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Married 1,465 51.2 154,584 47.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 66 2.3 8,159 2.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 270 9.4 25,353 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 93 3.3 12,542 3.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 966 33.8 122,279 37.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,317 50.7 135,703 48.1 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 274 10.5 32,501 11.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,008 38.8 113,732 40.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Preschool 50 4.5 5,904 4.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 251 22.5 20,728 15.7 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 8.0 8,123 6.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 20 1.8 3,969 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 148 13.3 13,606 10.3 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 73 6.6 6,372 4.8 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 9 0.8 4,207 3.2 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 74 6.6 8,163 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 189 17.0 34,291 26.0 1,160,626 16.1
Other 21 1.9 3,165 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 190 17.1 23,127 17.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 23.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 762 26.5 119,919 37.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 297 10.3 29,758 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 109 3.8 9,461 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 365 12.7 25,750 8.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 477 16.6 57,843 17.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 96 3.3 8,891 2.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 294 10.2 22,621 7.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 140 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 30 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 139 4.8 14,566 4.5 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.5 1,151 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 211 7.3 24,951 7.7 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 16.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,777 77.0 270,033 68.0 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 902 24.8 133,304 33.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 275 7.6 29,113 7.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 184 5.1 23,121 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,088 57.3 187,955 47.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 57.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,172 61.9 137,058 63.5 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 533 28.1 57,064 26.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 101 5.3 11,506 5.3 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 88 4.6 10,205 4.7 787,452 6.9

There were 1,894 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 188 10.4 20,602 10.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 149 8.2 16,499 8.0 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 201 11.1 19,962 9.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 416 23.0 46,946 22.8 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 759 42.0 90,110 43.8 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Personal 903 -- 998 -- 662 --
Family 2,172 -- 2,445 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,859 -- 2,070 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2) was $903.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,256 78.7 246,674 76.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,006 35.2 93,275 28.9 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 426 14.9 36,947 11.4 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 634 22.1 75,109 23.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.2% provided care for children and 14.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 644 22.5 82,490 25.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 919 32.2 102,171 31.6 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 434 15.2 39,411 12.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 251 8.8 22,606 7.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 32.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 363 36.5 38,438 37.7 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 460 46.3 48,008 47.1 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 154 15.5 14,129 13.8 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 1.7 1,461 1.4 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 46.3% were couple families with children, 36.5% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Male -- 18.6 -- 20.1 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.4 -- 79.9 -- 81.8

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 234 28.5 26,341 30.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 34 4.1 2,981 3.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 171 20.8 17,892 20.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 99 12.1 11,401 13.2 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 49 6.0 4,054 4.7 302,037 6.0
Both not working 128 15.6 13,020 15.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 47 5.7 5,516 6.4 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 59 7.2 5,231 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families with children, 28.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,295 93.1 142,670 91.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 6.9 12,593 8.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Separate house 1,163 89.8 95,520 67.0 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 123 9.5 25,280 17.7 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 9 0.7 21,405 15.0 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 194 0.1 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 89.8% were separate houses, 9.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 301 0.2 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.6 10,198 7.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 115 8.9 21,301 14.9 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 656 50.9 56,674 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 490 38.0 51,557 36.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.6 2,637 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.5 -- 2.6 --

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 408 31.2 38,555 27.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 595 45.5 54,832 38.4 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 268 20.5 45,346 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7 0.5 952 0.7 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 29 2.2 2,984 2.1 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 31.2% were owned outright, 45.5% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 971 74.9 100,308 70.3 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 293 22.6 35,413 24.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 32 2.5 6,938 4.9 354,917 4.3

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 22.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.7 -- 11.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 28.4 -- 16.4

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 12.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 91.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 8.1 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor-only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,058 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 5.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 46 3.5 7,832 5.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 443 34.1 53,025 37.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 531 40.9 55,714 39.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 253 19.5 22,580 15.8 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.0 3,513 2.5 285,197 3.4

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 105 8.1 11,440 8.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,170 90.1 128,278 89.9 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 23 1.8 2,941 2.1 221,494 2.7

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 90.1% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Male 32 42.7 3,267 50.2 322,171 49.6
Female 43 57.3 3,236 49.8 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), 42.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 57.3% were female. The median age was 19 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,812 -- 1,886 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,812.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Latham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 399 -- 360 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,049 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Latham (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $399 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,049.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census