2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Local Government Areas

Morawa (S)

Code LGA55670 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 750
Male 53.3%
Female 46.7%
Median age 38
Families 174
Average children per family
for families with children 2.2
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 397
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,148
Median monthly mortgage repayments $542
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 401 53.3 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 352 46.7 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 124 16.6 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 750 people in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 16.6% of the population.

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Age Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 47 6.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 62 8.4 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 43 5.8 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 76 10.3 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 37 5.0 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 37 5.0 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 46 6.2 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 30 4.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 49 6.7 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 42 5.7 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 45 6.1 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 64 8.7 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 50 6.8 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 20 2.7 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 26 3.5 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 19 2.6 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 25 3.4 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 18 2.4 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 263 44.1 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 21 3.5 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 41 6.9 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 26 4.4 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 245 41.1 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 202 43.1 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 66 14.1 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 201 42.9 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 11 4.5 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 72 29.8 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 69 28.5 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 3 1.2 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 1.7 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 8 3.3 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 75 31.0 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 29.3% in secondary school and 5.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 65 10.8 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 32 5.3 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 14 2.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 65 10.8 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 102 16.9 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 48 8.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 107 17.8 235,001 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 47 7.8 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 104 17.3 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.3% 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 Morawa (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 Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 596 82.0 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 100 13.3 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 58 7.7 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 37 4.9 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 498 66.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 199 59.9 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 84 25.3 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 21 6.3 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 28 8.4 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 332 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 8.4% 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
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 25 8.1 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 30 9.8 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 32 10.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 37 12.1 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 165 53.7 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 560 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,357 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,148 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas) was $560.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 376 63.5 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 154 26.1 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 57 9.7 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 221 37.4 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 37.4% 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
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 101 17.1 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 136 23.1 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 70 11.9 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 66 11.2 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 72 41.9 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 70 40.7 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 27 15.7 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 1.7 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 21.2 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.8 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% 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
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 34 23.4 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 10 6.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 18.6 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 18 12.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.1 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 30 20.7 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 7 4.8 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 16 11.0 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 6.9% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 264 73.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 95 26.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 261 98.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 8 3.0 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 36 13.6 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 106 40.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 102 38.6 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 4.5 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 40.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 101 38.5 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 49 18.7 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 103 39.3 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 1.1 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 6 2.3 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 39.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 173 65.8 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 87 33.1 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 1.1 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

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Household income Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 8.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.6% 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 17 6.6 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 89 34.8 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 79 30.9 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 57 22.3 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 5.5 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 59 22.3 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 193 73.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 12 4.5 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.1% 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.
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 74 56.1 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 58 43.9 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), 56.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.9% 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
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 725 -- 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 Morawa (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $725.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Morawa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Morawa (S) (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 $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