2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania Local Government Areas

Waratah/Wynyard (M)

Code LGA65410 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 13,578
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 46
Families 3,703
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 6,599
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $942
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

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
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 6,719 49.5 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,861 50.5 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,033 7.6 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,578 people in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.6% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
Age Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 46 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 724 5.3 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 834 6.1 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 778 5.7 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 791 5.8 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 616 4.5 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 571 4.2 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 700 5.2 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 665 4.9 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 779 5.7 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 962 7.1 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,046 7.7 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,026 7.6 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,060 7.8 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 972 7.2 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 767 5.7 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 579 4.3 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 388 2.9 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 311 2.3 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Age (AGEP)
Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 5,556 49.4 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 440 3.9 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,130 10.1 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 797 7.1 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,313 29.5 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

View the data quality statement for Registered marital status (MSTP)
Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,825 49.2 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,212 12.4 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,762 38.4 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

View the data quality statement for Social marital status (MDCP)
Education Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 105 2.9 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 926 25.9 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 174 4.9 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 36 1.0 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 518 14.5 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 187 5.2 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 17 0.5 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 263 7.4 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 229 6.4 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 58 1.6 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,065 29.8 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

View the data quality statement for Educational Institution Attendee Status (TYSTAP)
Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,093 9.7 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 803 7.1 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 296 2.6 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,957 17.4 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 978 8.7 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 570 5.1 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,290 20.4 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 13 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 1,549 13.8 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 35 0.3 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,344 12.0 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 8.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

View the data quality statement for Level of highest educational attainment (HEAP)
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Waratah/Wynyard (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 Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

View the data quality statement for Ancestry (ANCP)
Country of birth Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 11,266 83.3 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

View the data quality statement for Country of birth (BPLP)
Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,509 11.1 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 516 3.8 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 414 3.0 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 10,139 74.7 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father and/or mother (BPPP)
Country of birth of father, stated responses Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Country of birth of mother, stated responses Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
Religious affiliation, top responses Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Religious affiliation (RELP)
Language, top responses (other than English) Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Language spoken at home (LANP)
People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,997 51.9 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,011 34.8 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 328 5.7 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 435 7.5 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 5,771 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 51.9% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 7.5% 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.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status (LFSP)
Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 723 13.5 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 627 11.7 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 663 12.4 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 952 17.8 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,048 38.3 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.3% worked 40 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Hours worked (HRSP)
Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Occupation (OCCP)
Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Industry of employment (INDP)
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 498 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,247 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 942 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas) was $498.

View the data quality statements for: Total personal income (INCP) Total family income (FINF) Total household income (HIND)

Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Method of travel to work (MTWP)
Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,827 69.7 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,868 25.5 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,420 12.6 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,264 20.2 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

View the data quality statements for: Unpaid domestic work (DOMP) Unpaid child care (CHCAREP) Unpaid assistance (UNCAREP) Voluntary work (VOLWP)

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,008 17.9 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,795 24.9 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,580 14.1 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,438 12.8 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Unpaid domestic work, number of hours (DOMP)

Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,762 47.5 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,342 36.2 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 570 15.4 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 34 0.9 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 36.2% were couple families with children, 47.5% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)
Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 18.2 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.8 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)
Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 429 13.8 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 146 4.7 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 649 20.9 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 370 11.9 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 227 7.3 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 922 29.8 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 156 5.0 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 199 6.4 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 13.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status of parents / partners in families (LFSF)

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 Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,376 85.5 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 911 14.5 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 85.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.5% were unoccupied.

View the data quality statements for: Dwelling type (DWTD) Dwelling Structure (STRD)

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 4,947 92.0 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 342 6.4 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 22 0.4 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 52 1.0 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 92.0% were separate houses, 6.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flat or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling structure (STRD)
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 230 4.3 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,065 19.8 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,805 52.1 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,147 21.3 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 114 2.1 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

View the data quality statements for: Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD) Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 2,117 39.3 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,723 32.0 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,379 25.6 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 38 0.7 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 133 2.5 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 39.3% were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

View the data quality statement for Tenure type (TEND)
Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 3,670 68.2 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,616 30.0 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 97 1.8 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

View the data quality statement for Household composition (HHCD)
Household income Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

View the data quality statement for Household income, total weekly (HIND)
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 Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.4 -- 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.

View the data quality statement for Rent weekly payments (RNTD)
Mortgage monthly repayments Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.9 -- 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.

View the data quality statement for Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED)
Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 368 6.8 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,841 34.2 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,909 35.5 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,075 20.0 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 192 3.6 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

View the data quality statement for Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,258 23.4 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,014 74.6 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 111 2.1 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 74.6% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 531 51.6 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 499 48.4 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), 51.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 48.4% were female. The median age was 24 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,010 -- 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 Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,010.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Waratah/Wynyard (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 204 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Waratah/Wynyard (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $204 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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