2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Box Hill North

Code SSC20313 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 11,874
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 37
Families 3,142
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 4,892
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,423
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $385
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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Expand People category,
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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
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Male 5,761 48.5 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,114 51.5 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 20 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,874 people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs). Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 705 5.9 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 659 5.5 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 685 5.8 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 741 6.2 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 924 7.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 945 8.0 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 927 7.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 812 6.8 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 827 7.0 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 884 7.4 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 770 6.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 710 6.0 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 573 4.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 463 3.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 356 3.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 341 2.9 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 289 2.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 263 2.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Married 4,955 50.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 232 2.4 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 651 6.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 446 4.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,530 36.0 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,384 47.7 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 630 6.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,183 45.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 211 5.5 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 697 18.3 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 151 4.0 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 60 1.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 517 13.5 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 143 3.7 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 129 3.4 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 260 6.8 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 983 25.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 182 4.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 483 12.7 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 32.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,557 36.2 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 948 9.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 194 2.0 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 696 7.1 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,871 19.1 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 428 4.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 503 5.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.1 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 694 7.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 115 1.2 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 600 6.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 19.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.7% 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 Box Hill North % 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 Box Hill North (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,115 51.7 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,564 55.3 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 610 5.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 462 3.9 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,722 31.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 31.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,284 55.3 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,989 33.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 240 4.0 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 426 7.2 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,939 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Box Hill North (State Suburbs). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 7.2% 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
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 757 13.7 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 651 11.8 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 581 10.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,029 18.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,253 40.8 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 581 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,699 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,423 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was $581.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,861 69.9 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,738 27.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,133 11.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,982 20.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% 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
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,429 24.8 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,576 26.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,086 11.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 767 7.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.8% 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,024 32.6 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,543 49.1 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 484 15.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 89 2.8 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 49.1% were couple families with children, 32.6% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% 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
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 489 19.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 101 3.9 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 598 23.4 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 439 17.2 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 172 6.7 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 506 19.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 109 4.3 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 145 5.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,286 90.4 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 457 9.6 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 2,671 62.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,216 28.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 382 8.9 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 62.3% were separate houses, 28.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.9% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 81 1.9 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,012 23.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,045 47.7 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,061 24.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 85 2.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 23.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 1,542 36.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,247 29.1 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,378 32.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 28 0.7 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 88 2.1 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 36.0% were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,061 71.5 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 964 22.5 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 258 6.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.5% were family households, 22.5% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

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Household income Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 16.6 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 21.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.6% 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 385 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
None 364 8.5 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,709 39.8 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,538 35.8 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 568 13.2 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 112 2.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 486 11.3 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,704 86.4 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 95 2.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 86.4% 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.
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Male 11 47.8 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 12 52.2 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 32 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 47.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.2% were female. The median age was 32 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
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,624 -- 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 Box Hill North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4 persons, with 0.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,624.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 400 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 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