2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Local Government Areas

Narrogin (S)

Code LGA56460 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 5,162
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 40
Families 1,251
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,297
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,225
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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Expand People category,
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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
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 2,519 48.8 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,642 51.2 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 352 6.8 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,162 people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.8% of the population.

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Age Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 324 6.3 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 380 7.4 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 364 7.1 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 395 7.7 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 263 5.1 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 276 5.4 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 285 5.5 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 262 5.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 292 5.7 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 330 6.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 320 6.2 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 383 7.4 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 337 6.5 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 299 5.8 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 218 4.2 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 162 3.1 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 124 2.4 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 132 2.6 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,955 47.8 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 164 4.0 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 328 8.0 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 272 6.6 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,375 33.6 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,593 48.2 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 346 10.5 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,364 41.3 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 68 4.0 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 316 18.5 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 99 5.8 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 8 0.5 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 391 22.9 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 7 0.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 4.6 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 63 3.7 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 19 1.1 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 656 38.4 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 8.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 447 11.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 282 6.9 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 113 2.8 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 571 14.0 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 538 13.2 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 271 6.6 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 642 15.7 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 413 10.1 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5 0.1 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 690 16.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.9% 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 Narrogin (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 Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,770 73.3 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 922 17.9 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 349 6.8 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 264 5.1 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,016 58.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,290 58.5 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 626 28.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 176 8.0 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 114 5.2 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 2,206 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 216 10.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 202 9.6 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 214 10.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 297 14.1 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 996 47.3 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 635 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,527 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,225 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was $635.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,747 67.2 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,061 26.0 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 429 10.5 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,151 28.2 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% 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
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 804 19.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 998 24.4 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 476 11.7 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 464 11.4 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 509 40.9 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 489 39.2 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 230 18.5 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 18 1.4 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.2% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 18.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 19.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% 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
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 187 18.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 50 5.0 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 237 23.5 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 125 12.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 47 4.7 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 202 20.1 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 67 6.7 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 92 9.1 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,822 86.9 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 274 13.1 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,639 90.0 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 5.3 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 17 0.9 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 62 3.4 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flat or apartments and 3.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.5 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 48 2.6 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 292 15.9 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 831 45.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 593 32.3 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 63 3.4 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 617 33.8 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 552 30.3 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 561 30.8 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 27 1.5 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 66 3.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,231 67.3 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 553 30.3 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 44 2.4 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.5 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.6% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 105 5.8 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 622 34.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 584 32.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 416 22.9 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 87 4.8 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 415 22.8 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,337 73.5 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 67 3.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.5% 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.
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 172 49.0 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 179 51.0 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% were female. The median age was 19 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
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 972 -- 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 Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $972.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 209 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,108 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $209 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,108.

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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