2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Bacchus Marsh

Code SSC20094 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,394
Male 47.4%
Female 52.6%
Median age 43
Families 1,693
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,916
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,162
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Male 3,030 47.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,364 52.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 68 1.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,394 people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs). Of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 363 5.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 402 6.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 384 6.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 369 5.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 353 5.5 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 358 5.6 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 332 5.2 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 373 5.8 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 387 6.0 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 405 6.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 415 6.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 400 6.3 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 398 6.2 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 448 7.0 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 380 5.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 271 4.2 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 176 2.8 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 184 2.9 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Married 2,411 45.9 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 209 4.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 567 10.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 407 7.7 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,660 31.6 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,136 45.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 493 10.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,063 44.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 99 5.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 379 21.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 72 4.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 60 3.4 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 184 10.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 86 4.9 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 100 5.7 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 4.4 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 179 10.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 56 3.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 471 26.7 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 742 14.2 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 458 8.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 169 3.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 781 14.9 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 700 13.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 445 8.5 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 630 12.0 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 12 0.2 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 584 11.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 13 0.2 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 587 11.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 13.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % 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 Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,076 79.4 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,135 17.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 423 6.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 315 4.9 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,042 63.2 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,611 56.7 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 899 31.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 156 5.5 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 177 6.2 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,843 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 6.2% 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
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 322 12.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 279 10.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 294 11.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 441 16.6 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,170 44.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 587 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,563 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,162 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was $587.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,578 68.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,436 27.4 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 664 12.7 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,101 21.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% 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
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,048 20.0 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,375 26.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 671 12.8 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 486 9.3 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 683 40.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 658 38.9 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 334 19.7 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 1.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 38.9% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% 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
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 237 17.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 45 3.4 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 309 23.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 186 13.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 87 6.5 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 349 26.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 72 5.4 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 56 4.2 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,522 91.0 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 248 9.0 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 2,097 83.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 316 12.5 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 59 2.3 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 32 1.3 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 83.1% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flat or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.4 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 111 4.4 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 402 15.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,282 50.9 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 638 25.3 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 79 3.1 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 895 35.4 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 811 32.1 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 698 27.6 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 35 1.4 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 87 3.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,669 66.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 795 31.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 52 2.1 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.3% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 26.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.9% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.1 -- 10.4 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.7 -- 7.5 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
None 170 6.7 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 942 37.4 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 846 33.5 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 433 17.2 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 131 5.2 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 475 18.8 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,952 77.4 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 94 3.7 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 77.4% 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.
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Male 39 59.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 27 40.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 59.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 40.9% were female. The median age was 20 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
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,125 -- 1,200 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 283 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $283 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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