2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia Local Government Areas

Goyder (DC)

Code LGA42110 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,136
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 48
Families 1,081
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 2,203
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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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
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 2,079 50.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,059 49.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 68 1.6 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,136 people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 48 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 209 5.1 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 220 5.3 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 283 6.8 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 214 5.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 158 3.8 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 180 4.4 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 146 3.5 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 192 4.6 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 256 6.2 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 277 6.7 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 310 7.5 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 397 9.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 355 8.6 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 315 7.6 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 244 5.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 174 4.2 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 111 2.7 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 91 2.2 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Married 1,773 51.9 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 107 3.1 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 349 10.2 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 227 6.6 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 958 28.1 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.9% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,516 51.8 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 306 10.5 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,103 37.7 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 43 3.9 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 216 19.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 1.2 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 103 9.4 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 209 19.1 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.5 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 29 2.7 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 63 5.8 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 39 3.6 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 15 1.4 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 357 32.7 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 276 8.0 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 257 7.5 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 97 2.8 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 495 14.4 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 433 12.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 422 12.3 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 468 13.6 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 11 0.3 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 450 13.1 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.3 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 426 12.4 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % 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 Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,369 81.5 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 538 13.0 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 176 4.3 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 136 3.3 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,968 71.8 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 71.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 959 52.8 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 621 34.2 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 124 6.8 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 114 6.3 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,818 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 52.8% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 6.3% 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
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 210 12.4 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 176 10.4 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 228 13.4 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 204 12.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 752 44.3 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 481 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,184 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 891 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $481.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,432 71.0 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 856 25.0 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 424 12.4 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,175 34.3 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.3% 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
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 623 18.2 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 848 24.8 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 477 13.9 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 484 14.1 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 549 51.1 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 388 36.1 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 124 11.5 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 13 1.2 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 11.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 29.7 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.3 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of single parents were male and 70.3% 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
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 147 15.6 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 46 4.9 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 207 21.9 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 119 12.6 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 62 6.6 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 241 25.5 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 60 6.4 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 62 6.6 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,652 80.3 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 405 19.7 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 80.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,561 94.5 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 2.6 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 26 1.6 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 94.5% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.8 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 74 4.5 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 297 18.0 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 785 47.7 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 435 26.4 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 2.6 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 759 46.0 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 475 28.8 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 347 21.0 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 16 1.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 53 3.2 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 46.0% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,063 64.9 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 540 33.0 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 35 2.1 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 32.8 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.3% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 10.2 -- 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.3 -- 6.6 -- 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 53 3.2 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 478 29.0 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 585 35.5 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 473 28.7 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 3.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 377 23.0 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,213 74.1 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 46 2.8 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 74.1% 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.
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 32 43.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 41 56.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 36 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 43.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.2% were female. The median age was 36 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
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 700 -- 1,014 -- 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 Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 654 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $654.

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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