2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Burnside Heights

Code SSC20418 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,072
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 31
Families 1,575
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.4
All private dwellings 1,775
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $1,841
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $369
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male 3,020 49.8 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,045 50.2 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,072 people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 726 12.0 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 660 10.9 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 427 7.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 407 6.7 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 349 5.7 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 351 5.8 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 665 11.0 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 742 12.2 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 525 8.6 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 381 6.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 264 4.3 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 201 3.3 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 161 2.7 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 118 1.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 40 0.7 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 27 0.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 16 0.3 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Married 2,588 60.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 138 3.2 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 224 5.2 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 67 1.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,254 29.4 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.6% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,340 58.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 252 6.3 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,410 35.2 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 172 8.1 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 566 26.7 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 124 5.8 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 71 3.3 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 262 12.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 95 4.5 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 70 3.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 97 4.6 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 265 12.5 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 80 3.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 320 15.1 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.9% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 17.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,041 24.4 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 455 10.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 101 2.4 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 455 10.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 935 21.9 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 238 5.6 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 293 6.9 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 284 6.7 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 73 1.7 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 272 6.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 21.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.7% 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 Burnside Heights % 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 Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,013 49.8 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,304 70.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 319 5.3 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 238 3.9 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 929 15.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 15.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 70.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,764 59.7 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 847 28.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 125 4.2 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 218 7.4 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,954 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 7.4% 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
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 285 10.4 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 255 9.3 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 309 11.3 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 690 25.2 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,073 39.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 698 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,789 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,841 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was $698.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,721 63.9 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,766 41.5 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 434 10.2 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 452 10.6 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.5% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.6% 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
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 884 20.7 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,006 23.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 390 9.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 446 10.5 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 270 17.1 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,045 66.3 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 236 15.0 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 1.5 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 66.3% were couple families with children, 17.1% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% 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
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 322 24.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 42 3.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 300 22.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 323 24.5 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 82 6.2 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 121 9.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 80 6.1 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 46 3.5 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 24.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,619 95.0 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 85 5.0 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 1,447 89.4 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 172 10.6 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 89.4% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 27 1.7 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 629 38.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 928 57.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 2.2 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 212 13.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,058 64.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 318 19.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 41 2.5 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 13.0% were owned outright, 64.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,494 92.1 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 106 6.5 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 23 1.4 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 92.1% were family households, 6.5% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

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Household income Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 7.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.0% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 369 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.4 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 19.6 -- 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
None 15 0.9 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 325 20.1 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 864 53.5 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 370 22.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 2.5 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 20.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 53.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 87 5.4 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,491 92.0 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 43 2.7 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 92.0% 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.
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male 4 50.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 4 50.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 38 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 38 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
Burnside Heights % 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 2,749 -- 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 Burnside Heights (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 $2,749.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 395 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 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