2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Bossley Park

Code SSC10515 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 14,585
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 39
Families 3,924
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.2
All private dwellings 4,420
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,511
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 7,220 49.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,361 50.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 122 0.8 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,585 people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 747 5.1 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 871 6.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 971 6.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,023 7.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,069 7.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,033 7.1 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 835 5.7 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 840 5.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 900 6.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 925 6.3 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 972 6.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,130 7.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 993 6.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 809 5.5 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 532 3.6 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 405 2.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 279 1.9 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 259 1.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 6,334 52.8 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 438 3.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 633 5.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 678 5.7 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,907 32.6 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.8% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 5,844 52.0 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 447 4.0 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,945 44.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 175 4.1 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 699 16.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 367 8.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 78 1.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 739 17.1 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 320 7.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 75 1.7 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 326 7.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 628 14.6 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 188 4.4 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 715 16.6 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 26.4% in secondary school and 22.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,510 12.6 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 964 8.0 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 259 2.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,306 10.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,460 20.5 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 436 3.6 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,516 12.6 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 18 0.2 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,774 14.8 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 504 4.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 865 7.2 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 20.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.0% 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 Bossley Park % 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 Bossley Park (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,628 45.5 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,886 74.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 647 4.4 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 413 2.8 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,048 14.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 14.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 74.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,736 60.0 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,741 27.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 298 4.8 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 455 7.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 6,230 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bossley Park (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 7.3% 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
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 620 10.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 538 9.3 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 579 10.0 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,344 23.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,389 41.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 481 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,513 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,511 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was $481.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,722 56.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,742 22.9 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,696 14.1 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,119 9.3 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.9% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.3% 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
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,341 19.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,292 19.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,087 9.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 999 8.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 19.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 959 24.5 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,233 57.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 659 16.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 68 1.7 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 57.0% were couple families with children, 24.5% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% 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
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 508 15.9 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 75 2.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 458 14.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 543 17.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 262 8.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,058 33.1 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 132 4.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 159 5.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,151 96.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 158 3.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 96.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 3,731 89.9 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 260 6.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 42 1.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 92 2.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flat or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 43 1.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 169 4.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,918 46.2 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,892 45.6 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 119 2.9 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 1,626 39.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,310 31.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,025 24.7 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 33 0.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 152 3.7 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 39.2% were owned outright, 31.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,611 87.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 490 11.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 43 1.0 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.1% were family households, 11.8% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

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Household income Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 16.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.0% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 215 5.2 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,061 25.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,504 36.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,234 29.7 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 136 3.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 25.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 573 13.8 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,425 82.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 148 3.6 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 82.6% 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.
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 58 50.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 58 50.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 25 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
Bossley Park % 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 1,843 -- 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 Bossley Park (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 $1,843.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 425 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,207 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $425 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,207.

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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