2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Local Government Areas

Leeton (A)

Code LGA14750 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 11,168
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 40
Families 2,731
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 4,747
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,190
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $195
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 5,530 49.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,633 50.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 636 5.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,168 people in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.7% of the population.

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Age Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 702 6.3 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 710 6.4 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 885 7.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 953 8.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 584 5.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 630 5.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 564 5.1 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 540 4.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 686 6.1 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 719 6.4 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 757 6.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 794 7.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 618 5.5 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 573 5.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 503 4.5 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 413 3.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 298 2.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 239 2.1 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 4,282 48.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 296 3.3 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 634 7.2 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 626 7.1 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,024 34.1 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,649 49.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 766 10.4 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,973 40.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 196 5.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 662 17.9 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 226 6.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 27 0.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 682 18.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 386 10.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 28 0.8 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 176 4.7 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 137 3.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 34 0.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,153 31.1 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.6% were in primary school, 29.7% in secondary school and 8.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 836 9.4 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 480 5.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 244 2.8 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,379 15.6 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 847 9.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 421 4.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,780 20.1 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,253 14.1 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 35 0.4 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,348 15.2 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.4% 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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % 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 Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 9,091 81.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,353 12.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 482 4.3 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 250 2.2 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,945 71.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,112 62.7 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,294 26.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 296 6.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 259 5.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 4,961 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.7% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 475 10.1 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 352 7.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 471 10.0 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 894 19.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,218 47.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 607 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,456 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,190 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas) was $607.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,833 65.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,347 26.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,035 11.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,036 23.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% 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
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,674 18.9 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,178 24.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,083 12.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 895 10.1 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% 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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,116 40.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,133 41.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 443 16.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 37 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.5% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% 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
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 549 24.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 75 3.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 510 22.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 302 13.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 95 4.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 460 20.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 136 6.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 119 5.3 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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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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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,863 88.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 510 11.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 3,380 87.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 196 5.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 214 5.5 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 36 0.9 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.5% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flat or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 105 2.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 541 14.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,689 43.7 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,391 36.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 126 3.3 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 1,377 35.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,193 30.8 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,120 29.0 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 21 0.5 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 157 4.1 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.6% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,690 69.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,092 28.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 94 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.8% 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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 12.9 -- 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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.4 -- 7.4 -- 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 Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 200 5.2 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,182 30.5 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,446 37.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 845 21.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 200 5.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 916 23.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,812 72.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 143 3.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 72.6% 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.
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 316 49.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 317 50.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.1% were female. The median age was 18 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
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,101 -- 1,214 -- 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 Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,101.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Leeton (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,070 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Leeton (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,070.

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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