2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland Postal Areas

4816, QLD

Code POA4816 (POA) Search for a Community Profile
People 9,270
Male 52.3%
Female 47.7%
Median age 42
Families 2,397
Average children per family
for families with children 2.1
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 4,410
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,107
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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Expand People category,
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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male 4,845 52.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,423 47.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,584 27.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,270 people in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas). Of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 27.9% of the population.

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Age 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 681 7.3 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 669 7.2 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 556 6.0 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 554 6.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 471 5.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 460 5.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 476 5.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 498 5.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 619 6.7 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 654 7.1 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 703 7.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 766 8.3 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 672 7.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 666 7.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 434 4.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 239 2.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 99 1.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 52 0.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Married 3,219 43.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 251 3.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 662 9.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 278 3.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,956 40.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 43.7% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,733 42.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,051 16.4 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,643 41.1 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 79 3.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 603 26.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 204 8.8 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 51 2.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 259 11.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 118 5.1 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 55 2.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 3.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 143 6.2 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 46 2.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 691 29.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.0% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 9.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 674 9.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 423 5.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 179 2.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,233 16.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 964 13.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 405 5.5 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,506 20.5 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 24 0.3 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 4 0.1 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 934 12.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 27 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 851 11.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 13.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.7% 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % 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 4816, QLD (Postal Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,883 85.3 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 864 9.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 382 4.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 306 3.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,065 76.2 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 76.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,224 56.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,012 25.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 238 6.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 459 11.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,933 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 25.7% were employed part-time and 11.7% 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
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 399 11.5 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 246 7.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 371 10.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 549 15.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,674 48.2 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 484 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,248 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,107 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas) was $484.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,315 72.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,037 27.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 872 11.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,344 18.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% 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
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,803 24.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,729 23.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 863 11.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 916 12.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,082 45.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 876 36.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 405 16.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 39 1.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 36.5% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 25.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 74.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 25.9% of single parents were male and 74.1% 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
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 441 22.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 74 3.8 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 260 13.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 227 11.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 133 6.8 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 546 28.0 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 118 6.1 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 150 7.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), of couple families with children, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 13.3% 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,101 80.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 757 19.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 80.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,768 89.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 100 3.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 37 1.2 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 144 4.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 89.3% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flat or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 53 1.7 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 250 8.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 642 20.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,216 39.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 845 27.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 87 2.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.8% had 2 bedrooms and 39.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,147 37.0 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 908 29.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 908 29.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 40 1.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 97 3.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 37.0% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,265 73.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 752 24.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 82 2.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 24.3% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

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Household income 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.0% 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.5 -- 12.8 -- 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 6.4 -- 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 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
None 299 9.7 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 906 29.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,069 34.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 687 22.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 136 4.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection 4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 712 23.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,290 74.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 94 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 74.0% 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.
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,274 49.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 1,308 50.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), 49.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.7% were female. The median age was 23 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
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.4 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,073 -- 1,222 -- 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 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1 persons, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,073.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
4816, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,354 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In 4816, QLD (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,354.

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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