2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Local Government Areas

Menzies (S)

Code LGA55390 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 490
Male 63.7%
Female 36.3%
Median age 38
Families 69
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 130
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,170
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 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
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 311 63.7 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 177 36.3 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 223 45.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 490 people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 63.7% were male and 36.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 45.4% of the population.

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Age Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 20 4.1 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 19 3.9 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 15 3.1 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 30 6.1 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 39 7.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 49 10.0 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 51 10.4 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 33 6.7 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 45 9.2 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 44 9.0 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 40 8.1 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 42 8.6 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 26 5.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 26 5.3 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 7 1.4 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 5 1.0 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 168 39.4 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 24 5.6 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 27 6.3 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 13 3.1 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 194 45.5 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 39.4% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 62 28.1 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 31 14.0 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 128 57.9 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 4 3.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9 7.3 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 2.4 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 13 10.6 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 4.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 7.3 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 5 4.1 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 2.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 71 57.7 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.7% were in primary school, 16.5% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 35 7.8 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 14 3.1 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 9 2.0 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 72 16.1 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 50 11.2 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 31 7.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 70 15.7 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 46 10.3 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 15 3.4 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 85 19.1 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 3.1% 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 Menzies (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 Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 352 74.1 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 17.7 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 9 1.9 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 5 1.0 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 329 67.8 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 180 73.8 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 18 7.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 20 8.2 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 26 10.7 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 244 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 73.8% were employed full time, 7.4% were employed part-time and 10.7% 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
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 7 3.1 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 8 3.5 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 5 2.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 32 14.1 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 152 67.0 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 3.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 67.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 776 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 928 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,170 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was $776.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 219 50.6 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 101 23.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 43 10.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 64 15.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.6% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 85 19.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 81 18.8 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 29 6.7 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 23 5.3 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.3% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 20 30.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 28 43.1 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 14 21.5 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 4.6 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.1% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 16.7 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.3 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% 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
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 7 17.5 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 7 17.5 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 4 10.0 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 19 47.5 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 0 0.0 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3 7.5 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 86 89.6 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 10.4 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 65 75.6 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 4.7 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 11.6 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.6% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 11.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 3.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 14 15.9 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 20 22.7 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 22 25.0 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 18 20.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 12.5 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 15.9% had 1 bedroom, 22.7% had 2 bedrooms and 25.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 15 18.1 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3 3.6 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 57 68.7 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 8 9.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.1% were owned outright, 3.6% were owned with a mortgage and 68.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 45 53.6 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 36 42.9 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 3.6 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 53.6% were family households, 42.9% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.1% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 30 34.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 23 26.4 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 14 16.1 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10 11.5 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 11.5 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 16.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 33 41.8 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 40 50.6 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 6 7.6 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.6% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 111 50.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 109 49.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.5% were female. The median age was 29 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
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.5 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,025 -- 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 Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,025.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 118 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $118 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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