2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Blackett

Code SSC10392 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,452
Male 48.1%
Female 51.9%
Median age 31
Families 850
Average children per family
for families with children 2.1
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 1,206
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,018
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,523
Median weekly rent $294
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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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
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,657 48.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,789 51.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 366 10.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,452 people in Blackett (State Suburbs). Of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.6% of the population.

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Age Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 328 9.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 308 8.9 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 269 7.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 293 8.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 240 6.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 237 6.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 199 5.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 206 6.0 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 199 5.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 224 6.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 192 5.6 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 172 5.0 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 111 3.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 186 5.4 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 131 3.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 92 2.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 43 1.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 25 0.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Blackett (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 903 35.6 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 146 5.8 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 189 7.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 140 5.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,159 45.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Blackett (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.6% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 775 34.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 187 8.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,281 57.1 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Blackett (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 52 4.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 275 22.7 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 3.2 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 24 2.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 200 16.5 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 41 3.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 16 1.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 4.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 57 4.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 32 2.6 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 420 34.6 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 35.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 120 4.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 104 4.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 40 1.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 279 11.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 462 18.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 154 6.1 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 463 18.3 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 403 15.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 32 1.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 405 16.0 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Blackett (State Suburbs), 18.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.1% 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 Blackett % 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 Blackett (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,183 63.9 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,250 36.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 221 6.4 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 129 3.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,476 42.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 42.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 635 55.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 306 26.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 67 5.8 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 140 12.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,148 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blackett (State Suburbs). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 12.2% 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
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 99 9.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 92 9.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 119 11.7 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 295 29.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 343 33.8 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Blackett (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 478 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,085 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,018 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blackett (State Suburbs) was $478.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,336 52.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 697 27.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 322 12.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 220 8.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Blackett (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.7% 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
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 409 16.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 462 18.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 189 7.4 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 277 10.9 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), 18.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 181 21.4 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 312 37.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 323 38.3 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 28 3.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Blackett (State Suburbs), 37.0% were couple families with children, 21.4% were couple families without children and 38.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% 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
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 67 13.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 8 1.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 11.0 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 100 20.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 38 7.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 163 33.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 29 5.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 30 6.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Blackett (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% had both employed part-time and 11.0% 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,031 92.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 86 7.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

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

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 924 89.6 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 93 9.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 14 1.4 519,390 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 Blackett (State Suburbs), 89.6% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 30 2.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 36 3.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 668 64.4 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 257 24.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 4.2 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blackett (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.5% had 2 bedrooms and 64.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 225 21.7 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 256 24.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 511 49.4 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.3 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 40 3.9 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackett (State Suburbs), 21.7% were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 49.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 795 76.8 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 214 20.7 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 26 2.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Blackett (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 27.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.0% 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 294 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.7 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 20.3 -- 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,523 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
None 152 14.6 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 428 41.2 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 272 26.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 128 12.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 5.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 257 24.8 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 730 70.5 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 49 4.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 70.5% 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.
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 174 48.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 185 51.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Blackett (State Suburbs), 48.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.5% were female. The median age was 18 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
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 863 -- 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 Blackett (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $863.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blackett % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 275 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,558 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Blackett (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,558.

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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