2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Diamond Beach

Code SSC11251 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 886
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 51
Families 262
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 457
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,187
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $298
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

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
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 424 48.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 455 51.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 41 4.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 886 people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

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Age Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 51 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 46 5.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 54 6.2 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 56 6.4 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 56 6.4 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 35 4.0 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 20 2.3 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 30 3.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 28 3.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 57 6.5 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 46 5.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 71 8.1 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 100 11.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 103 11.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 84 9.6 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 43 4.9 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 16 1.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 16 1.8 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 16 1.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 398 53.9 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 35 4.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 84 11.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 36 4.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 186 25.2 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.9% were married and 15.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 351 54.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 83 12.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 212 32.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 18 7.8 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 62 27.0 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 1.7 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 4 1.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 49 21.3 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 10 4.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 7.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 20 8.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 39 17.0 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 28.6% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 114 15.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 96 13.3 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 27 3.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 152 21.1 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 64 8.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 20 2.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 97 13.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 55 7.6 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 75 10.4 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 8.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 13.3% 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 Diamond Beach % 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 Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 739 85.6 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96 10.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 50 5.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 32 3.6 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 654 74.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 74.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 180 45.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 159 39.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 25 6.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 35 8.8 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 399 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 45.1% were employed full time, 39.8% were employed part-time and 8.8% 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
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 50 13.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 49 13.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 61 16.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 62 16.9 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 121 33.0 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 570 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,350 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,187 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was $570.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 568 76.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 193 26.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 112 15.4 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 160 21.8 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 15.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% 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
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 128 17.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 201 27.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 134 18.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 98 13.4 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 142 54.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 79 30.4 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 39 15.0 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 30.4% were couple families with children, 54.6% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 12.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 12.2% of single parents were male and 87.8% 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
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 25 11.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 16 7.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 17.8 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 32 14.6 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 21 9.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 60 27.4 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 6 2.7 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 20 9.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 11.4% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 337 77.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 99 22.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 77.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 292 86.6 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 8.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 14 4.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.9 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flat or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 8 2.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 37 11.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 149 44.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 138 41.2 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.9 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 11.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 149 44.7 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 87 26.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 94 28.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.9 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 44.7% were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 263 77.6 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 68 20.1 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 8 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.6% were family households, 20.1% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.9 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 24.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 298 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
None 6 1.8 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 107 31.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 141 41.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 69 20.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 4.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 33 9.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 300 88.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 7 2.1 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 88.2% 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.
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 18 40.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 27 60.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 40.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 60.0% were female. The median age was 16 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
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 762 -- 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 Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $762.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 295 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,759 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,759.

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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