2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Adamstown Heights

Code SSC10017 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 5,299
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 41
Families 1,532
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,074
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,770
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,008
Median weekly rent $395
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 2,656 50.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,642 49.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 127 2.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,299 people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 345 6.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 397 7.5 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 364 6.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 300 5.7 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 254 4.8 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 244 4.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 289 5.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 382 7.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 383 7.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 386 7.3 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 314 5.9 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 285 5.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 277 5.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 271 5.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 279 5.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 223 4.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 172 3.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 139 2.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 2,502 59.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 63 1.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 291 6.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 230 5.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,105 26.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.7% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,335 59.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 273 6.9 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,329 33.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 150 9.7 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 387 25.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 112 7.3 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 23 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 244 15.8 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 77 5.0 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 30 1.9 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 5.1 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 264 17.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 15 1.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 161 10.4 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,229 29.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 451 10.8 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 136 3.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 564 13.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 559 13.3 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 101 2.4 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 455 10.9 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 307 7.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 215 5.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 13.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.8% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % 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 Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,454 84.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 910 17.2 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 386 7.3 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 236 4.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,601 68.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 68.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,496 56.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 910 34.3 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 108 4.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 139 5.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,653 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 34.3% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 322 12.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 297 11.8 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 291 11.5 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 437 17.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,067 42.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 751 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,095 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,770 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was $751.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,340 79.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,497 35.7 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 563 13.4 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 901 21.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.7% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% 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
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 925 22.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,327 31.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 632 15.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 463 11.0 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 31.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 581 38.1 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 750 49.2 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 173 11.4 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 19 1.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 49.2% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 23.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 23.9% of single parents were male and 76.1% 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
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 250 18.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 51 3.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 356 26.6 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 139 10.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 78 5.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 335 25.1 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 56 4.2 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 71 5.3 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 26.6% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,895 92.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 158 7.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 1,808 95.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 1.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 59 3.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 31 1.6 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 172 9.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 975 51.1 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 703 36.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 866 45.7 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 723 38.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 267 14.1 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 37 2.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 45.7% were owned outright, 38.1% were owned with a mortgage and 14.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,497 78.8 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 357 18.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 46 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 18.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 23.1% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 395 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.2 -- 12.9 -- 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,008 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 7.4 -- 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None 79 4.2 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 571 30.1 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 841 44.4 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 363 19.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 223 11.8 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,643 86.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 31 1.6 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 86.6% 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.

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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.
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 63 52.1 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 58 47.9 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 52.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.9% were female. The median age was 22 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
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,781 -- 1,214 -- 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 Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,781.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 380 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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