2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Doveton

Code SSC20777 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 9,358
Male 53.1%
Female 46.9%
Median age 34
Families 2,220
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 3,503
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $976
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,337
Median weekly rent $280
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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Male 4,967 53.1 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,388 46.9 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 105 1.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,358 people in Doveton (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 682 7.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 617 6.6 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 532 5.7 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 565 6.0 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 735 7.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 812 8.7 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 840 9.0 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 718 7.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 606 6.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 524 5.6 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 503 5.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 489 5.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 456 4.9 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 396 4.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 285 3.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 264 2.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 194 2.1 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 155 1.7 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Doveton (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Married 3,422 45.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 337 4.5 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 687 9.1 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 456 6.1 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,620 34.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Doveton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,708 40.2 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 400 5.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,620 53.8 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 129 4.2 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 526 17.3 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 135 4.4 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 53 1.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 455 15.0 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 69 2.3 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 60 2.0 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 236 7.8 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 265 8.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 203 6.7 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 908 29.9 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.5% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 702 9.3 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 546 7.3 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 208 2.8 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 808 10.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,361 18.1 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 493 6.6 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 738 9.8 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 17 0.2 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 5 0.1 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,116 14.8 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 376 5.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 992 13.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Doveton (State Suburbs), 18.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.3% 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 Doveton % 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 Doveton (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,553 38.1 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,342 67.8 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 335 3.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 243 2.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,655 17.7 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 17.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Doveton % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Doveton % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Doveton % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,908 52.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 994 27.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 201 5.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 503 13.9 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,606 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doveton (State Suburbs). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 13.9% 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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 340 10.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 279 9.0 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 385 12.4 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 864 27.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,043 33.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Doveton (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 443 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,050 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 976 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doveton (State Suburbs) was $443.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,781 50.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,671 22.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 856 11.4 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 765 10.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.2% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.2% 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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,360 18.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,299 17.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 548 7.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 576 7.7 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doveton (State Suburbs), 17.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 631 28.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 951 42.8 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 564 25.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 75 3.4 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Doveton (State Suburbs), 42.8% were couple families with children, 28.4% were couple families without children and 25.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% 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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 182 11.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 43 2.7 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 182 11.5 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 363 22.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 155 9.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 494 31.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 75 4.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 90 5.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 11.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 11.5% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,028 91.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 279 8.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 2,523 83.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 406 13.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 80 2.6 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Doveton (State Suburbs), 83.3% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 105 3.5 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 513 16.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,947 64.3 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 332 11.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 127 4.2 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 Doveton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 64.3% 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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 748 24.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 891 29.5 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,226 40.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 15 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 144 4.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Doveton (State Suburbs), 24.7% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 40.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,117 69.9 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 702 23.2 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 210 6.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.9% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 6.9% were group households.

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Household income Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.8% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,337 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
None 322 10.6 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,116 36.8 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 925 30.5 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 487 16.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 183 6.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 668 22.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,228 73.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 134 4.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 73.5% 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.
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Male 62 55.9 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 49 44.1 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 55.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.1% were female. The median age was 24 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
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 928 -- 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 Doveton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $928.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 270 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,140 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Doveton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,140.

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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