2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia Local Government Areas

Grant (DC)

Code LGA42250 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 8,203
Male 55%
Female 45%
Median age 44
Families 2,143
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 3,680
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,383
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5

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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
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 4,507 55.0 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,690 45.0 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 129 1.6 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,203 people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.0% were male and 45.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 44 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 417 5.1 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 559 6.8 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 560 6.8 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 511 6.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 331 4.0 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 325 4.0 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 442 5.4 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 482 5.9 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 608 7.4 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 714 8.7 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 691 8.4 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 646 7.9 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 603 7.4 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 537 6.5 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 348 4.2 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 208 2.5 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 111 1.4 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 111 1.4 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Married 3,814 57.3 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 201 3.0 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 464 7.0 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 265 4.0 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,914 28.7 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.3% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,216 59.0 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 585 10.7 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,646 30.2 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 79 2.9 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 604 22.3 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 148 5.5 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 76 2.8 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 337 12.4 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 130 4.8 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 52 1.9 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 126 4.7 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 95 3.5 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 36 1.3 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,025 37.9 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 8.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 564 8.4 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 418 6.3 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 194 2.9 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,145 17.1 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 748 11.2 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 807 12.1 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 796 11.9 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.1 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 703 10.5 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.0 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,119 16.8 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 11.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Grant (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 Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,029 86.2 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 748 9.1 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 341 4.2 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 261 3.2 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,873 71.6 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,274 56.6 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,363 33.9 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 235 5.8 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 147 3.7 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 4,019 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 3.7% 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
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 502 13.0 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 377 9.7 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 480 12.4 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 559 14.4 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,718 44.4 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% 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
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 665 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,658 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,383 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $665.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,642 69.7 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,043 30.6 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 765 11.5 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,770 26.5 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.6% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

View the data quality statements for: Unpaid domestic work (DOMP) Unpaid child care (CHCAREP) Unpaid assistance (UNCAREP) Voluntary work (VOLWP)

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,153 17.3 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,787 26.8 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 917 13.7 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 792 11.9 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 970 45.2 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 977 45.5 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 183 8.5 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 0.8 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 45.5% were couple families with children, 45.2% were couple families without children and 8.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 29.9 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.1 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.9% of single parents were male and 70.1% 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
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 406 20.8 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 108 5.5 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 555 28.5 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 236 12.1 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 121 6.2 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 314 16.1 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 97 5.0 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 111 5.7 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 28.5% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,715 77.2 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 802 22.8 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 77.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 2,663 98.1 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 0.6 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 4 0.1 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 18 0.7 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 59 2.2 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 337 12.4 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,416 52.1 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 855 31.5 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 1.5 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 12.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 1,106 40.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,132 41.6 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 400 14.7 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 27 1.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 54 2.0 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% were owned outright, 41.6% were owned with a mortgage and 14.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,110 77.6 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 564 20.7 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 45 1.7 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 77.6% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

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Household income Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.1% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 32 1.2 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 499 18.4 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,089 40.2 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 996 36.8 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 94 3.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 18.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 464 17.0 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,204 80.9 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 55 2.0 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 80.9% 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.
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 84 68.9 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 38 31.1 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 35 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 68.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 31.1% were female. The median age was 35 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
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,357 -- 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 Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,357.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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