2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria Postal Areas

3000, VIC

Code POA3000 (POA) Search for a Community Profile
People 37,975
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Median age 26
Families 5,804
Average children per family
for families with children 1.3
for all families 0.1
All private dwellings 22,804
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $955
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,700
Median weekly rent $451
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.3

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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
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Male 18,480 48.7 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 19,492 51.3 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 67 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 37,975 people in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas). Of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 26 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 733 1.9 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 316 0.8 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 162 0.4 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 3,559 9.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11,897 31.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 8,691 22.9 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 5,045 13.3 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,322 6.1 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,249 3.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 970 2.6 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 785 2.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 691 1.8 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 571 1.5 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 448 1.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 257 0.7 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 122 0.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 70 0.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 83 0.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas) was 26 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 3.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Married 7,586 20.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 440 1.2 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,211 3.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 221 0.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 27,312 74.3 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 20.6% were married and 4.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 5,011 16.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,705 12.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 22,103 71.7 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 16.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 116 0.5 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 225 1.0 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 0.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 38 0.2 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 246 1.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 41 0.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 121 0.6 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,075 9.5 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 12,624 57.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,569 7.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,750 21.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 57.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 1.3% were in primary school, 1.9% in secondary school and 67.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 15,348 41.8 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,730 7.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 373 1.0 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 723 2.0 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 10,123 27.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 843 2.3 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 410 1.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 468 1.3 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 137 0.4 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 4,912 13.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 27.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 3.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.4% 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % 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 3000, VIC (Postal Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,509 14.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 29,131 76.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 657 1.7 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 559 1.5 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,055 8.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 8.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 76.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 9,309 49.2 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 6,058 32.0 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 687 3.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,860 15.1 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 18,914 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas). Of these 49.2% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 15.1% 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
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,943 12.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,885 18.0 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,229 7.7 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,680 16.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 6,633 41.3 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 18.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 431 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,422 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 955 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas) was $431.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,566 47.8 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,180 5.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,411 3.8 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,524 15.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 5.9% provided care for children and 3.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% 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
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 9,352 25.4 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 6,216 16.9 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,279 3.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 716 1.9 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 16.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 3.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.9% 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,640 62.7 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 860 14.8 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 420 7.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 883 15.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 14.8% were couple families with children, 62.7% were couple families without children and 7.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% 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
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,089 24.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 335 7.4 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 593 13.2 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 914 20.3 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 355 7.9 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 754 16.7 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 175 3.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 294 6.5 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), of couple families with children, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 13.2% 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,669 83.9 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,190 16.1 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 83.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 28 0.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 32 0.2 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 16,327 97.9 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 61 0.4 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 0.2% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 97.9% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 897 5.4 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 5,519 33.1 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 8,347 50.0 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,213 7.3 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 158 0.9 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 544 3.3 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 33.1% had 1 bedroom, 50.0% had 2 bedrooms and 7.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.7. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 2,005 12.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,211 13.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 11,710 70.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 154 0.9 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 593 3.6 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 12.0% were owned outright, 13.3% were owned with a mortgage and 70.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,761 34.6 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 6,243 37.4 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 4,670 28.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), of all households, 34.6% were family households, 37.4% were single person households and 28.0% were group households.

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Household income 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 40.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.9% 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 451 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 54.6 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 45.4 -- 10.4 -- 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.2 -- 7.5 -- 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 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
None 12,032 72.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,415 20.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 403 2.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 92 0.6 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 729 4.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 20.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 2.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 0.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection 3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,189 7.1 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 14,892 89.3 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 593 3.6 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 89.3% 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.
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Male 39 57.4 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 29 42.6 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 32 -- 23 -- 23 --

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), 57.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 42.6% were female. The median age was 32 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
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 1.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.4 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 900 -- 1,200 -- 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 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.6 persons, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
3000, VIC % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 398 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In 3000, VIC (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $398 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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