2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Northern Territory Local Government Areas

Coomalie (S)

Code LGA70700 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,319
Male 52.7%
Female 47.3%
Median age 46
Families 276
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 880
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,128
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,348
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 693 52.7 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 623 47.3 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 319 24.2 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,319 people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 24.2% of the population.

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Age Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 46 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 81 6.2 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 108 8.2 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 50 3.8 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 55 4.2 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 64 4.9 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 74 5.6 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 65 4.9 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 66 5.0 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 48 3.7 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 90 6.8 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 141 10.7 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 128 9.7 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 116 8.8 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 113 8.6 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 62 4.7 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 34 2.6 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 11 0.8 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.7 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 374 34.7 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 72 6.7 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 148 13.7 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 42 3.9 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 443 41.1 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 34.7% were married and 20.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 252 32.3 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 126 16.1 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 403 51.6 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Preschool 18 3.5 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 96 18.5 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 30 5.8 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 6 1.2 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 37 7.1 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 21 4.0 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 0.6 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 308 59.3 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.7% were in primary school, 6.0% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 100 9.3 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 58 5.4 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 29 2.7 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 134 12.4 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 96 8.9 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 68 6.3 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 138 12.8 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 0.5 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 108 10.0 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.4 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 303 28.1 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.4% 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % 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 Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 875 66.9 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 173 13.1 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 58 4.4 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 34 2.6 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 757 57.5 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 304 60.2 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 116 23.0 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 35 6.9 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 50 9.9 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 505 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 23.0% were employed part-time and 9.9% 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
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 37 8.1 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 35 7.7 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 40 8.8 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 78 17.1 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 229 50.1 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 610 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 1,327 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,128 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas) was $610.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 597 55.4 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 201 18.7 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 97 9.0 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 198 18.5 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.7% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% 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
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 153 14.2 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 243 22.5 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 102 9.4 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 101 9.4 11,386 6.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 125 46.0 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 71 26.1 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 72 26.5 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 1.5 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% were couple families with children, 46.0% were couple families without children and 26.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male -- 30.0 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.0 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% 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
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 47 23.5 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 11 5.5 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 12.5 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 20 10.0 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 12 6.0 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 45 22.5 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 16 8.0 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 24 12.0 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 12.5% 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 451 75.4 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 147 24.6 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 351 77.8 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 3.3 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 15 3.3 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 51 11.3 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.8% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flat or apartments and 11.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 20 4.5 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 67 15.0 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 128 28.7 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 156 35.0 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 47 10.5 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 6.3 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 15.0% had 1 bedroom, 28.7% had 2 bedrooms and 35.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 147 33.0 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 113 25.4 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 145 32.6 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.9 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 36 8.1 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.0% were owned outright, 25.4% were owned with a mortgage and 32.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 263 60.0 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 154 35.2 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 21 4.8 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 60.0% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

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Household income Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 7.4 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.4% 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 315 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 9.1 -- 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,348 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 5.5 -- 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 Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 30 6.9 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 172 39.8 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 127 29.4 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 62 14.4 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 9.5 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 148 33.5 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 260 58.8 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 34 7.7 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.8% 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.
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 144 45.4 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 173 54.6 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.6% were female. The median age was 26 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
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 991 -- 1,225 -- 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 Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $991.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Coomalie (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Coomalie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,473.

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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