2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Local Government Areas

Exmouth (S)

Code LGA53360 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,728
Male 52.4%
Female 47.6%
Median age 37
Families 665
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 2,397
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,650
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 1,428 52.4 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,296 47.6 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 55 2.0 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,728 people in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

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Age Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 201 7.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 184 6.7 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 180 6.6 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 126 4.6 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 124 4.5 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 183 6.7 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 235 8.6 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 231 8.5 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 225 8.2 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 207 7.6 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 191 7.0 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 182 6.7 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 145 5.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 157 5.8 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 86 3.2 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 43 1.6 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 19 0.7 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.4 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,015 47.0 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 78 3.6 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 216 10.0 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 48 2.2 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 802 37.1 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.0% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 751 43.5 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 358 20.7 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 617 35.7 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 42 5.4 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 216 28.0 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 13 1.7 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 133 17.2 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 6 0.8 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 6.6 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 24 3.1 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 287 37.2 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 319 14.8 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 183 8.5 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 74 3.4 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 458 21.2 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 274 12.7 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 121 5.6 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 258 12.0 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.2 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 113 5.2 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 285 13.2 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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

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Country of birth Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,997 73.8 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 549 20.1 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 182 6.7 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 186 6.8 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,540 56.5 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 56.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 852 58.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 433 29.5 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 123 8.4 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 61 4.2 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 1,469 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 4.2% 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
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 150 10.7 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 104 7.4 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 170 12.1 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 215 15.3 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 640 45.6 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 816 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,011 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,650 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas) was $816.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,569 72.6 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 618 28.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 172 7.9 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 649 29.9 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.9% 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
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 462 21.4 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 618 28.7 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 273 12.7 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 210 9.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% 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 Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 303 45.6 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 286 43.0 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 69 10.4 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 1.1 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% were couple families with children, 45.6% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% 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
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 128 21.8 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 31 5.3 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 145 24.7 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 70 11.9 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 23 3.9 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 77 13.1 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 44 7.5 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 70 11.9 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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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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 Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 940 74.7 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 318 25.3 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 803 85.4 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 39 4.1 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 95 10.1 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 10.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 30 3.2 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 62 6.5 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 103 10.9 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 461 48.7 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 227 24.0 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 6.8 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 208 22.2 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 272 29.0 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 391 41.6 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 10 1.1 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 58 6.2 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.2% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 41.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 654 69.2 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 249 26.3 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 42 4.4 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.2% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

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Household income Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 17.0% 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 Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.0 -- 9.7 -- 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 Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 8.6 -- 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 Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 22 2.3 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 281 29.5 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 316 33.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 258 27.1 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 7.8 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 113 12.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 765 81.2 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 64 6.8 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 81.2% 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.
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 38 65.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 20 34.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), 65.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 34.5% were female. The median age was 23 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
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,604 -- 1,210 -- 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 Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,604.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Exmouth (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 203 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Exmouth (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $203 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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