2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania Local Government Areas

Break O'Day (M)

Code LGA60210 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,104
Male 50.7%
Female 49.3%
Median age 54
Families 1,621
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 4,510
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $746
Median monthly mortgage repayments $910
Median weekly rent $195
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 3,096 50.7 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,008 49.3 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 232 3.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,104 people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 54 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 262 4.3 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 321 5.2 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 286 4.7 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 283 4.6 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 170 2.8 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 171 2.8 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 214 3.5 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 256 4.2 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 300 4.9 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 368 6.0 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 480 7.8 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 591 9.7 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 671 11.0 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 665 10.9 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 471 7.7 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 288 4.7 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 170 2.8 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 153 2.5 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 2,537 48.4 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 200 3.8 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 732 14.0 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 419 8.0 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,358 25.9 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 17.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,086 47.6 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 604 13.8 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,694 38.6 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 31 2.2 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 400 27.9 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 7 0.5 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 244 17.0 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 15 1.0 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 84 5.9 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 64 4.5 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 25 1.7 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 562 39.2 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 10.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 540 10.3 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 333 6.4 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 139 2.7 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 875 16.7 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 489 9.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 262 5.0 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,007 19.2 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 721 13.8 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 10 0.2 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 703 13.4 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 9.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.4% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % 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 Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 4,753 78.0 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 896 14.7 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 262 4.3 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 211 3.5 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,182 68.5 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 68.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 890 41.1 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 899 41.5 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 141 6.5 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 237 10.9 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 2,167 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 41.1% were employed full time, 41.5% were employed part-time and 10.9% 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
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 353 18.2 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 268 13.8 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 283 14.6 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 254 13.1 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 631 32.6 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 18.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 439 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 955 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 746 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was $439.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,513 67.0 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,024 19.5 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 742 14.2 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,280 24.4 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.5% provided care for children and 14.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.4% 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
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 751 14.3 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,224 23.3 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 784 14.9 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 755 14.4 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 931 57.4 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 456 28.1 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 223 13.7 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 13 0.8 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 28.1% were couple families with children, 57.4% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 26.2 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 73.8 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 26.2% of single parents were male and 73.8% 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
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 125 9.0 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 101 7.3 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 179 12.9 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 113 8.2 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 143 10.3 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 541 39.1 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 78 5.6 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 104 7.5 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 9.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 12.9% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,588 60.4 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,695 39.6 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 60.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 39.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 2,438 94.2 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 2.0 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 23 0.9 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 45 1.7 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 94.2% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flat or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.9 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 157 6.1 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 674 26.0 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,235 47.6 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 441 17.0 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 62 2.4 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 26.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 1,305 50.4 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 606 23.4 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 583 22.5 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 22 0.8 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 75 2.9 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 50.4% were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 1,608 62.0 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 921 35.5 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 65 2.5 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 62.0% were family households, 35.5% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.7 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 2.9% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor-only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 5.1 -- 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 146 5.6 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 917 35.3 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 906 34.9 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 504 19.4 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 122 4.7 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 693 26.7 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,825 70.4 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 74 2.9 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 70.4% 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.
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 109 46.0 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 128 54.0 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 46.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.0% were female. The median age was 21 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
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 833 -- 1,079 -- 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 Break O'Day (M) (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 $833.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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