2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Potts Hill

Code SSC13255 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 893
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 30
Families 230
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 295
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,973
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,700
Median weekly rent $550
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 433 48.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 459 51.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.3 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 893 people in Potts Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

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Age Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 92 10.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 46 5.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 46 5.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 43 4.9 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 85 9.7 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 104 11.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 113 12.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 97 11.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 52 5.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 54 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 48 5.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 29 3.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 35 4.0 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 23 2.6 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3 0.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3 0.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Potts Hill (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 396 56.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 26 3.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 28 4.0 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 15 2.1 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 238 33.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Potts Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 336 53.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 47 7.4 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 249 39.4 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 10 3.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 36 11.9 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 1.7 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 19 6.3 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 34 11.3 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 5 1.7 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 11 3.6 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 8.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 71 23.5 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 5 1.7 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 80 26.5 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 17.1% in secondary school and 31.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 239 34.1 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 80 11.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 8 1.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 48 6.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 141 20.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 12 1.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 35 5.0 702,178 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 31 4.4 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 13 1.9 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 80 11.4 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 20.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.4% 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 Potts Hill % 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 Potts Hill (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 350 39.6 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 695 77.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 28 3.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 26 2.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 63 7.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 7.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 77.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 300 66.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 91 20.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 41 9.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 22 4.8 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 454 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Potts Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 66.1% were employed full time, 20.0% were employed part-time and 4.8% 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
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 28 6.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 43 10.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 24 5.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 115 27.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 182 42.7 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 785 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,944 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,973 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Potts Hill (State Suburbs) was $785.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 436 62.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 199 28.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 73 10.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 77 10.9 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.9% 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
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 160 22.8 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 157 22.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 65 9.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 52 7.4 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.4% 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 30.1 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 127 56.2 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 22 9.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 4.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 56.2% were couple families with children, 30.1% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 24.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 75.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% 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
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 72 36.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 24 12.1 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 33 16.7 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 10 5.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 25 12.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 23 11.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 4 2.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 36.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 12.1% 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 247 93.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 6.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 118 47.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62 25.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 67 27.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 47.8% were separate houses, 25.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.1% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 55 21.7 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 65 25.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 122 48.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.4 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.7% had 2 bedrooms and 25.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 22 9.0 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 140 57.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 75 30.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 1.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 5 2.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 9.0% were owned outright, 57.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 212 86.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 27 11.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 6 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.5% were family households, 11.0% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 8.4 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 28.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 8.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 28.8% 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 550 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 20.6 -- 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 Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
None 7 2.8 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 88 35.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 102 41.5 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 46 18.7 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 15 6.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 227 92.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3 1.2 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 92.7% 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.
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 3 100.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Potts Hill (State Suburbs), 100.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 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
Potts Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 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 Potts Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Potts Hill (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