2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Other Territories Statistical Area Level 2

Jervis Bay

Code 901031003 (SA2) Search for a Community Profile
People 391
Male 55.7%
Female 44.3%
Median age 32
Families 75
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.2
All private dwellings 114
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,542
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $128
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Male 216 55.7 2,462 53.7 11,546,638 49.3
Female 172 44.3 2,120 46.3 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 207 52.4 231 5.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 391 people in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 55.7% were male and 44.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 52.4% of the population.

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Age Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Median age 32 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 32 8.0 262 5.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 20 5.0 285 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 29 7.2 263 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 35 8.7 215 4.7 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 39 9.7 210 4.6 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 39 9.7 262 5.7 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 27 6.7 316 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 27 6.7 321 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 34 8.5 325 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 38 9.5 332 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 24 6.0 378 8.2 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 28 7.0 376 8.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8 2.0 335 7.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 8 2.0 295 6.4 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 6 1.5 180 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 8 2.0 122 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 68 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 58 1.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Married 73 23.0 1,933 51.2 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 11 3.5 128 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 18 5.7 321 8.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 26 8.2 182 4.8 985,204 5.2
Never married 190 59.7 1,211 32.1 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 23.0% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Registered marriage 53 24.4 1,382 52.2 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 19 8.8 313 11.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 145 66.8 953 36.0 7,024,973 41.9

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 24.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Preschool 5 3.2 74 4.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 18 11.4 348 22.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 0 0.0 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 4 0.3 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 25 15.8 240 15.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.9 3 0.2 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 6 0.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 1.9 36 2.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 6 3.8 42 2.7 1,160,626 16.1
Other 6 3.8 27 1.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 92 58.2 802 50.7 1,707,023 23.7

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 41.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.9% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 5.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 57 18.6 459 12.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 26 8.5 279 7.4 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 9 2.9 98 2.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 21 6.8 511 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 34 11.1 489 13.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 9 2.9 145 3.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 27 8.8 394 10.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 1.3 5 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 20 6.5 257 6.8 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 125 3.3 145,844 0.8
Not stated 93 30.3 882 23.4 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 11.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.5% 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % 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 Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Australia 299 77.7 2,151 47.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 34 8.5 1,411 30.8 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 14 3.5 328 7.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 15 3.8 345 7.5 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 260 65.0 1,738 37.9 11,070,538 47.3

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 65.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Worked full-time 93 65.5 1,413 63.4 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 21 14.8 571 25.6 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 15 10.6 188 8.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 13 9.2 58 2.6 787,452 6.9

There were 142 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 65.5% were employed full time, 14.8% were employed part-time and 9.2% 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
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 11 8.2 213 9.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5 3.7 149 6.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8 6.0 209 9.6 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 15 11.2 501 23.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 80 59.7 905 41.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Personal 629 -- 712 -- 662 --
Family 1,424 -- 1,568 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,542 -- 1,377 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was $629.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 151 48.4 2,199 58.2 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 67 21.6 853 22.7 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 10.6 389 10.3 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 56 17.9 966 25.7 3,620,726 19.0

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.6% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% 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
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 55 17.3 630 16.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 59 18.6 901 23.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 21 6.6 370 9.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 22 6.9 303 8.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 18.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Couple family without children 7 9.3 443 43.0 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 24 32.0 430 41.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 37 49.3 145 14.1 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 9.3 13 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 32.0% were couple families with children, 9.3% were couple families without children and 49.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Male -- 30.8 -- 25.2 -- 18.2
Female -- 69.2 -- 74.8 -- 81.8

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 30.8% of single parents were male and 69.2% 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
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 8 22.9 216 25.2 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 46 5.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 184 21.5 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 12 34.3 129 15.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 45 5.3 302,037 6.0
Both not working 9 25.7 110 12.9 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 3 8.6 65 7.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3 8.6 61 7.1 311,381 6.2

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families with children, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 90 85.7 1,358 78.5 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 14.3 371 21.5 1,039,874 11.2

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Separate house 80 88.9 1,130 83.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 83 6.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 4 4.4 116 8.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 3.3 13 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 88.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flat or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 3.4 7 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.4 81 5.9 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3 3.4 320 23.4 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 30 33.7 607 44.5 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 41 46.1 295 21.6 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 10.1 55 4.0 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 3.4% had 2 bedrooms and 33.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Owned outright 0 0.0 401 29.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 299 22.0 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 69 80.2 552 40.6 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 6 7.0 48 3.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 11 12.8 58 4.3 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 80.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Family households 71 78.9 980 71.6 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 19 21.1 369 27.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 20 1.5 354,917 4.3

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 21.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 19.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.1 -- 11.6 -- 16.4

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.1% 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Median rent 128 -- 140 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 96.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.3 -- 3.4 -- 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,400 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 93.8 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 6.2 -- 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 Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
None 8 8.1 63 4.6 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 29 29.3 435 31.9 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 31 31.3 516 37.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 16 16.2 280 20.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 15.2 69 5.1 285,197 3.4

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 27 29.0 236 17.3 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 55 59.1 1,070 78.3 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 11 11.8 60 4.4 221,494 2.7

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 59.1% 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.
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Male 97 47.5 115 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 107 52.5 118 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 33 -- 35 -- 23 --

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 47.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.5% were female. The median age was 33 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
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,208 -- 1,268 -- 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 Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,208.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Jervis Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Median weekly rent 60 -- 63 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 0 -- 1,660 --

In Jervis Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $60 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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