2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Greensborough

Code SSC21096 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 20,821
Male 48.6%
Female 51.4%
Median age 39
Families 5,872
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 8,152
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,724
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Male 10,126 48.6 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,689 51.4 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 115 0.6 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,821 people in Greensborough (State Suburbs). Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,341 6.4 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,438 6.9 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,219 5.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,138 5.5 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,107 5.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,252 6.0 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,440 6.9 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,525 7.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,526 7.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,475 7.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,335 6.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,340 6.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,284 6.2 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,176 5.6 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 859 4.1 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 584 2.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 379 1.8 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 411 2.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Married 9,176 54.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 495 2.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,249 7.4 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 817 4.9 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,091 30.3 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 8,446 54.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,346 8.7 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,761 37.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 416 7.2 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,331 23.2 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 435 7.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 48 0.8 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 787 13.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 412 7.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 108 1.9 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 293 5.1 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 931 16.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 129 2.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 856 14.9 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,560 27.1 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,817 10.8 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 548 3.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,119 12.6 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,598 15.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,090 6.5 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,194 7.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.1 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 1,249 7.4 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 99 0.6 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,107 6.6 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 15.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.8% 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 Greensborough % 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 Greensborough (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,788 76.0 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,156 29.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,611 7.7 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,077 5.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 11,091 53.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 53.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 6,402 57.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,611 32.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 519 4.7 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 519 4.7 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 11,051 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greensborough (State Suburbs). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,284 12.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,114 10.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,216 11.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,793 17.0 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,613 43.8 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 752 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,023 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,724 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was $752.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,737 75.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,472 32.5 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,175 12.9 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,245 19.3 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.5% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% 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
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,176 24.8 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,806 28.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,207 13.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,554 9.2 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,037 34.7 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,961 50.4 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 800 13.6 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 76 1.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 50.4% were couple families with children, 34.7% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% 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
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,009 20.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 203 4.1 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,368 27.4 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 726 14.5 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 270 5.4 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 882 17.7 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 286 5.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 248 5.0 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,441 93.5 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 515 6.5 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 6,341 85.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 877 11.8 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 208 2.8 246,040 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 Greensborough (State Suburbs), 85.2% were separate houses, 11.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 66 0.9 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,026 13.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,742 50.4 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,468 33.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 119 1.6 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 2,846 38.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,130 42.1 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,254 16.9 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 63 0.8 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 139 1.9 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 38.3% were owned outright, 42.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,773 77.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,514 20.4 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 147 2.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.7% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 14.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.5% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
None 285 3.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,303 31.0 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,197 43.0 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,480 19.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 166 2.2 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 735 9.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,567 88.4 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 125 1.7 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 88.4% 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.
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Male 49 44.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 61 55.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 44.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.5% 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
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,159 -- 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 Greensborough (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,159.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 361 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $361 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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