2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Gardenvale

Code SSC20958 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,006
Male 47.4%
Female 52.6%
Median age 37
Families 246
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 520
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,509
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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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
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Male 474 47.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 527 52.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,006 people in Gardenvale (State Suburbs). Of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

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Age Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 59 5.9 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 46 4.6 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 48 4.8 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 40 4.0 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 55 5.5 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 104 10.3 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 109 10.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 98 9.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 63 6.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 63 6.2 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 70 6.9 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 55 5.5 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 56 5.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 50 5.0 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 36 3.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 19 1.9 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 9 0.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 28 2.8 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gardenvale (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Married 346 40.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 24 2.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 75 8.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 31 3.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 375 44.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gardenvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.7% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 305 40.1 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 110 14.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 346 45.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 11 3.9 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 49 17.4 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 4.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 10 3.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 11 3.9 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 17 6.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 21 7.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 6.4 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 71 25.3 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 11 3.9 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 49 17.4 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 33.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 362 42.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 103 12.1 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 21 2.5 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 51 6.0 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 134 15.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 31 3.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 33 3.9 376,237 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 31 3.7 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.4 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 55 6.5 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 15.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.1% 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 Gardenvale % 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 Gardenvale (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 619 62.3 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 401 39.5 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 108 10.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 60 5.9 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 395 38.9 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 38.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 377 62.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 177 29.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 22 3.7 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 23 3.8 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 599 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gardenvale (State Suburbs). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 3.8% 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
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 57 10.0 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 61 10.7 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 60 10.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 102 17.9 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 267 46.8 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 892 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,353 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,509 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gardenvale (State Suburbs) was $892.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 626 73.6 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 213 25.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 81 9.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 186 21.6 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% 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
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 256 30.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 249 29.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 72 8.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 48 5.7 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 29.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 108 44.6 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 102 42.1 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 29 12.0 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 1.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 42.1% were couple families with children, 44.6% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 13.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 86.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 13.3% of single parents were male and 86.7% 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
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 64 30.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 11 5.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 57 26.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 28 13.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.2 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 24 11.3 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 10 4.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 10 4.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 432 86.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 13.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 86.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 157 36.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 19.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 189 43.8 246,040 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 Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 36.3% were separate houses, 19.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 43.8% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 133 30.7 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 98 22.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 127 29.3 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 63 14.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.8 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 30.7% had 1 bedroom, 22.6% had 2 bedrooms and 29.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 109 25.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 104 24.2 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 196 45.6 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.7 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 18 4.2 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 25.3% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 45.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 240 55.9 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 166 38.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 23 5.4 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.9% were family households, 38.7% were single person households and 5.4% were group households.

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Household income Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 14.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.8% 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
None 44 10.3 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 200 46.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 131 30.8 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 30 7.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 4.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 46.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 38 8.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 375 87.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 15 3.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 87.6% 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.
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Male 0 0.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 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
Gardenvale % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 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 Gardenvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Gardenvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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