2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Sussex Inlet

Code SSC13700 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,575
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 60
Families 1,007
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 2,429
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $768
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,801 50.4 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,773 49.6 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 123 3.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,575 people in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

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Age Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 60 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 127 3.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 125 3.5 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 142 4.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 114 3.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 102 2.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 91 2.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 115 3.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 111 3.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 150 4.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 146 4.1 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 238 6.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 279 7.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 335 9.4 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 445 12.4 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 385 10.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 282 7.9 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 176 4.9 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 212 5.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs) was 60 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 42.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 1,616 50.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 130 4.1 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 360 11.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 395 12.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 697 21.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,393 50.0 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 272 9.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,123 40.3 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 34 5.2 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 169 25.8 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 5 0.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 101 15.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 14 2.1 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 6 0.9 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 5.2 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 28 4.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 6 0.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 250 38.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 18.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 9.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 209 6.6 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 192 6.0 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 76 2.4 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 673 21.1 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 274 8.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 104 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 622 19.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.2 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 491 15.4 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.1 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 417 13.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 8.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.0% 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 Sussex Inlet % 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 Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,819 79.4 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 596 16.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 218 6.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 149 4.2 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,398 67.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 479 45.7 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 416 39.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 76 7.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 77 7.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,048 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs). Of these 45.7% were employed full time, 39.7% 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
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 142 14.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 140 14.3 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 141 14.4 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 167 17.1 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 314 32.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 451 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 957 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 768 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs) was $451.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,066 64.7 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 520 16.3 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 401 12.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 606 19.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.3% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% 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
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 493 15.4 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 724 22.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 462 14.5 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 389 12.2 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 626 62.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 220 21.9 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 145 14.4 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 14 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 21.9% were couple families with children, 62.3% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 24.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 75.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 24.3% of single parents were male and 75.7% 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
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 65 7.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 44 5.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 104 12.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 64 7.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 52 6.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 453 53.4 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 24 2.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 42 5.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 7.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 12.3% 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,589 68.2 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 740 31.8 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 68.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 31.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 1,346 84.7 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 3.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 59 3.7 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 128 8.1 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 84.7% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flat or apartments and 8.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 80 5.1 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 383 24.2 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 646 40.8 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 413 26.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 56 3.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 24.2% had 2 bedrooms and 40.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 910 57.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 288 18.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 312 19.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 25 1.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 56 3.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 57.2% were owned outright, 18.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 991 62.6 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 558 35.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 35 2.2 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.6% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

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Household income Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 36.0 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 36.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.3% 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
None 105 6.6 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 712 44.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 497 31.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 182 11.5 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 90 5.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 433 27.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,093 68.9 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 60 3.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 68.9% 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.
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 65 54.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 54 45.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), 54.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.4% were female. The median age was 33 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
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,078 -- 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 Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,078.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Sussex Inlet % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Sussex Inlet (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400.

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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