2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

North Epping

Code SSC12990 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,526
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 43
Families 1,251
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 1,558
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,539
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $580
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
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 2,210 48.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,317 51.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,526 people in North Epping (State Suburbs). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 222 4.9 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 319 7.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 357 7.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 368 8.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 295 6.5 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 152 3.3 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 142 3.1 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 238 5.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 319 7.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 395 8.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 407 9.0 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 308 6.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 231 5.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 197 4.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 157 3.5 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 201 4.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 136 3.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 103 2.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in North Epping (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 2,249 62.1 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 60 1.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 149 4.1 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 159 4.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,005 27.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in North Epping (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.1% were married and 6.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,078 60.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 122 3.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,229 35.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In North Epping (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 86 5.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 408 26.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 2.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 25 1.6 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 297 19.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 58 3.8 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 80 5.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 4.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 320 20.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 23 1.5 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 138 8.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 25.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,616 44.5 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 335 9.2 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 62 1.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 204 5.6 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 570 15.7 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 115 3.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 236 6.5 702,178 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 145 4.0 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 10 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 201 5.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in North Epping (State Suburbs), 15.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% 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 North Epping % 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 North Epping (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,921 65.0 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,989 43.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 322 7.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 247 5.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,822 40.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 40.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,421 60.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 751 31.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 84 3.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 100 4.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,356 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Epping (State Suburbs). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 4.2% 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
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 335 14.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 224 9.9 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 185 8.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 366 16.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,058 46.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in North Epping (State Suburbs), 14.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 872 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,755 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,539 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Epping (State Suburbs) was $872.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,913 80.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,179 32.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 447 12.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,130 31.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In North Epping (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.6% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.2% 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
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 929 25.6 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,087 30.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 547 15.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 353 9.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Epping (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 367 29.2 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 762 60.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 118 9.4 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 10 0.8 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in North Epping (State Suburbs), 60.6% were couple families with children, 29.2% were couple families without children and 9.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% 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
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 292 25.9 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 265 23.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 157 13.9 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 54 4.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 214 19.0 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 44 3.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 64 5.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In North Epping (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,428 95.1 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 74 4.9 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 1,329 93.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 85 6.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 11 0.8 519,390 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 North Epping (State Suburbs), 93.1% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 18 1.3 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 51 3.6 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 531 37.4 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 795 56.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Epping (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 37.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 681 47.7 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 532 37.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 175 12.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.4 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 34 2.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in North Epping (State Suburbs), 47.7% were owned outright, 37.3% were owned with a mortgage and 12.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,205 84.7 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 191 13.4 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 27 1.9 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In North Epping (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.7% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

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Household income North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 40.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 9.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 40.8% 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 580 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 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 North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
None 36 2.5 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 427 29.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 668 46.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 277 19.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 1.5 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 86 6.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,316 92.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 25 1.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 92.2% 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.
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 5 62.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 3 37.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In North Epping (State Suburbs), 62.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 37.5% were female. The median age was 28 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
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,499 -- 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 North Epping (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 0.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,499.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
North Epping % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In North Epping (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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