2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland Local Government Areas

Douglas (S)

Code LGA32810 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 11,714
Male 50.9%
Female 49.1%
Median age 43
Families 2,775
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 6,443
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,169
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Male 5,960 50.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,758 49.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 895 7.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,714 people in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.6% of the population.

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Age Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 619 5.3 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 680 5.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 639 5.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 529 4.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 511 4.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 724 6.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 792 6.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 735 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 838 7.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 848 7.2 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 960 8.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 982 8.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 911 7.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 746 6.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 514 4.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 354 3.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 181 1.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 159 1.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Married 4,070 41.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 341 3.5 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,177 12.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 432 4.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,758 38.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 41.6% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,131 41.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,347 17.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,150 41.3 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 108 3.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 646 18.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 144 4.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 14 0.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 461 13.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 42 1.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 25 0.7 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 107 3.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 153 4.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 78 2.2 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,712 49.1 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.1% were in primary school, 15.1% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,309 13.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 845 8.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 265 2.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,711 17.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,457 14.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 468 4.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,058 10.8 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 558 5.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,806 18.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 14.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % 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 Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,612 65.2 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,716 23.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 715 6.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 535 4.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 6,079 51.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 51.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,350 57.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,818 31.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 336 5.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 298 5.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,802 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% 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
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 482 8.8 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 531 9.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 802 14.6 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 905 16.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,443 44.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 676 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,460 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,169 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas) was $676.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,546 66.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,088 21.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 828 8.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,850 18.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.3% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.9% 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
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,026 20.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,520 25.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,144 11.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 854 8.7 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,387 49.9 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 923 33.2 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 434 15.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 33 1.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% were couple families with children, 49.9% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 23.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.3% of single parents were male and 76.7% 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
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 569 24.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 157 6.8 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 509 22.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 200 8.7 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 140 6.1 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 420 18.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 137 5.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 177 7.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.8% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,198 82.3 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 903 17.7 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 3,025 72.1 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 471 11.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 481 11.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 146 3.5 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.1% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.5% were flat or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 67 1.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 326 7.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,094 26.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,654 39.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 926 22.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 132 3.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.8% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 39.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,316 31.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,220 29.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,486 35.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 24 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 150 3.6 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.4% were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,733 65.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,218 29.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 250 6.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

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Household income Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.5% 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.3 -- 12.8 -- 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 6.4 -- 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 Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 257 6.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,638 39.0 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,467 34.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 615 14.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 222 5.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 743 17.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,290 78.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 160 3.8 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 78.5% 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.
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Male 443 49.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 456 50.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.7% were female. The median age was 26 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
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 986 -- 1,222 -- 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 Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $986.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Douglas (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,602 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Douglas (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,602.

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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