2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Gorae West

Code SSC21065 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 227
Male 56.5%
Female 43.5%
Median age 45
Families 66
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 100
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,410
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $141
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5

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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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Male 130 56.5 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 100 43.5 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.3 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 227 people in Gorae West (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were male and 43.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

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Age Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 3 1.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 17 7.5 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 17 7.5 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 23 10.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 7 3.1 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 10 4.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 10 4.4 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 8 3.5 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 18 7.9 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 23 10.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 34 15.0 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 20 8.8 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 18 7.9 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 13 5.7 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 6 2.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 0 0.0 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gorae West (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Married 100 54.1 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 9 4.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11 5.9 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4 2.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 61 33.0 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gorae West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.1% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 85 51.8 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 22 13.4 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 57 34.8 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 0 0.0 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 17 23.0 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 16 21.6 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 4.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 5.4 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4 5.4 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 4 5.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 23 31.1 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.9% were in primary school, 29.2% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 15 8.1 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 23 12.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 8 4.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 43 23.1 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 25 13.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 11 5.9 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 21 11.3 376,237 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 15 8.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 17 9.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gorae West (State Suburbs), 13.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 28.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.4% 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 Gorae West % 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 Gorae West (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 191 86.0 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 21 9.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 13 6.0 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 5 2.3 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 163 74.8 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 74.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 81 58.7 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 38 27.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 13 9.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6 4.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 138 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gorae West (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 4.3% 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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 9 7.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 11 9.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 10 8.8 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 12 10.5 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 65 57.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gorae West (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 717 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,649 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,410 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gorae West (State Suburbs) was $717.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 129 68.6 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 47 26.0 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 22 11.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 54 29.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.2% 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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 37 19.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 47 25.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 27 14.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 16 8.6 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gorae West (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 23 34.3 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 31 46.3 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 13 19.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gorae West (State Suburbs), 46.3% were couple families with children, 34.3% were couple families without children and 19.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 37.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 62.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 37.5% of single parents were male and 62.5% 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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 15 28.3 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 30.2 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 4 7.5 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8 15.1 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 4 7.5 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 6 11.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 28.3% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 30.2% 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 78 88.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 11.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 78 100.0 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 300,918 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 Gorae West (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6 7.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 47 58.7 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 24 30.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 7.5% had 2 bedrooms and 58.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 36 43.4 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 38 45.8 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 9 10.8 607,354 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 0 0.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gorae West (State Suburbs), 43.4% were owned outright, 45.8% were owned with a mortgage and 10.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 69 85.2 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 12 14.8 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.2% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 15.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.3% 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 141 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 9 11.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 36 46.2 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 30 38.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 11.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 38.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 19 23.8 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 58 72.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3 3.8 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gorae West (State Suburbs), 72.5% 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.
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Male 3 100.0 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 Gorae West (State Suburbs), 100.0% 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
Gorae West % 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 Gorae West (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
Gorae West % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Gorae West (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