2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Barwon Heads

Code SSC20161 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,875
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 43
Families 1,027
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 2,226
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,774
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $360
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
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Male 1,898 49.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,975 51.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 17 0.4 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,875 people in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 258 6.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 339 8.8 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 331 8.6 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 210 5.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 138 3.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 86 2.2 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 151 3.9 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 229 5.9 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 333 8.6 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 282 7.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 241 6.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 274 7.1 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 292 7.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 264 6.8 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 186 4.8 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 111 2.9 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 75 1.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 60 1.6 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Married 1,693 57.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 71 2.4 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 260 8.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 139 4.7 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 778 26.5 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.6% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,443 56.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 259 10.1 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 862 33.6 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 103 8.1 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 399 31.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 32 2.5 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 40 3.2 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 93 7.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 84 6.6 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 93 7.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 4.6 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 136 10.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 16 1.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 213 16.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 32.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.5% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 989 33.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 351 11.9 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 88 3.0 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 366 12.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 358 12.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 196 6.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 168 5.7 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 141 4.8 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 214 7.3 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 12.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.9% 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 Barwon Heads % 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 Barwon Heads (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,285 85.1 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 423 10.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 302 7.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 194 5.0 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,740 70.6 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 70.6% 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 901 49.6 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 738 40.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 96 5.3 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 83 4.6 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,818 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were employed full time, 40.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% 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
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 276 15.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 216 12.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 249 14.4 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 230 13.3 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 667 38.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 15.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 784 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,111 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,774 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs) was $784.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,382 81.0 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,106 37.6 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 409 13.9 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 909 30.9 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.6% provided care for children and 13.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.9% 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
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 733 24.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 911 30.9 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 441 15.0 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 301 10.2 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 30.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 384 37.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 496 48.3 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 134 13.0 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 13 1.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 48.3% were couple families with children, 37.4% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 23.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 23.9% of single parents were male and 76.1% 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
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 101 11.6 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 54 6.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 258 29.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 121 13.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 63 7.2 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 161 18.4 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 46 5.3 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 69 7.9 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 29.6% 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,354 63.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 790 36.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 63.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 36.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 1,207 89.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 99 7.3 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 36 2.7 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.2 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 89.1% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flat or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 26 1.9 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 159 11.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 636 47.2 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 499 37.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.9 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 587 43.5 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 478 35.4 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 250 18.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.3 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 31 2.3 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 43.5% were owned outright, 35.4% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,023 75.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 313 23.0 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 22 1.6 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 23.0% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

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Household income Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.0% 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
None 31 2.3 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 402 29.6 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 663 48.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 223 16.4 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 2.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 112 8.3 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,212 89.4 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 32 2.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 89.4% 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.
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Male 12 48.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 13 52.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), 48.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.0% were female. The median age was 29 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
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,375 -- 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 Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Barwon Heads % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 383 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Barwon Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $383 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