2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Clayton South

Code SSC20567 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 12,642
Male 51.3%
Female 48.7%
Median age 33
Families 3,366
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 4,818
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,257
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,680
Median weekly rent $342
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Male 6,491 51.3 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,155 48.7 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 12,642 people in Clayton South (State Suburbs). Of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 847 6.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 642 5.1 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 527 4.2 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 616 4.9 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,171 9.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,447 11.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,363 10.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 977 7.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 700 5.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 732 5.8 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 604 4.8 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 561 4.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 555 4.4 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 547 4.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 443 3.5 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 418 3.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 294 2.3 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 199 1.6 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Clayton South (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Married 5,557 52.3 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 190 1.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 641 6.0 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 522 4.9 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,711 34.9 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Clayton South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 7.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,862 49.0 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 554 5.6 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,506 45.4 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 181 4.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 483 12.3 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 204 5.2 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 74 1.9 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 372 9.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 149 3.8 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 65 1.7 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 322 8.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,150 29.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 214 5.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 723 18.4 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 37.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,846 26.8 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 940 8.8 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 175 1.6 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 815 7.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,168 20.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 395 3.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 603 5.7 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 4 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,231 11.6 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 322 3.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 889 8.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 20.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% 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 Clayton South % 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 Clayton South (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,911 30.9 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,198 80.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 327 2.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 269 2.1 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,176 9.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 9.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 80.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,284 55.0 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,881 31.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 241 4.0 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 563 9.4 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,969 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Clayton South (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 9.4% 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
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 610 11.3 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 696 12.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 581 10.7 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,495 27.6 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,788 33.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 489 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,342 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,257 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Clayton South (State Suburbs) was $489.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,270 59.0 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,462 23.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,129 10.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,177 11.1 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.2% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.1% 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
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,266 21.3 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,290 21.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 923 8.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 792 7.5 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,188 35.3 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,583 47.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 496 14.7 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 103 3.1 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 47.0% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% 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
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 497 18.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 119 4.3 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 437 15.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 503 18.2 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 221 8.0 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 734 26.6 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 101 3.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 149 5.4 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 15.8% 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,284 93.4 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 304 6.6 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 2,456 57.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,409 32.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 396 9.2 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 6 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 57.3% were separate houses, 32.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.2% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 121 2.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,052 24.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,271 53.0 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 726 16.9 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 104 2.4 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 24.6% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 1,428 33.2 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,020 23.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,703 39.6 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 25 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 120 2.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Clayton South (State Suburbs), 33.2% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,201 74.6 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 806 18.8 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 285 6.6 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 18.8% were single person households and 6.6% were group households.

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Household income Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.7% 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 342 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.0 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.0 -- 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,680 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
None 419 9.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,751 40.8 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,344 31.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 621 14.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 156 3.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 734 17.1 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,425 79.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 133 3.1 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 79.8% 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.
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Male 9 32.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 19 67.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), 32.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 67.9% were female. The median age was 23 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
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 962 -- 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 Clayton South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $962.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Clayton South % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 320 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Clayton South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 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