2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Heidelberg Heights

Code SSC21159 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,087
Male 48%
Female 52%
Median age 36
Families 1,525
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 2,810
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,404
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $332
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male 2,921 48.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,163 52.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 61 1.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,087 people in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

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Age Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 419 6.9 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 304 5.0 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 239 3.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 318 5.2 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 407 6.7 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 626 10.3 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 564 9.3 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 509 8.4 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 418 6.9 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 373 6.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 403 6.6 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 361 5.9 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 304 5.0 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 265 4.4 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 156 2.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 128 2.1 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 116 1.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 158 2.6 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Married 1,950 38.1 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 196 3.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 466 9.1 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 266 5.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,240 43.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.1% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,715 37.6 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 590 12.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,252 49.4 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 86 4.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 251 13.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 4.9 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 39 2.1 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 194 10.5 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 61 3.3 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 33 1.8 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 139 7.5 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 391 21.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 70 3.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 501 27.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.0% were in primary school, 15.8% in secondary school and 28.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,561 30.5 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 457 8.9 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 138 2.7 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 476 9.3 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 769 15.0 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 239 4.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 319 6.2 376,237 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 447 8.7 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 65 1.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 558 10.9 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 15.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.9% 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 Heidelberg Heights % 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 Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,859 63.6 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,488 40.8 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 421 6.9 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 308 5.1 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,381 39.1 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 39.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,805 56.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 991 31.0 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 144 4.5 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 256 8.0 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,196 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 8.0% 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
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 350 11.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 321 10.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 322 10.9 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 546 18.5 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,262 42.8 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 686 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,827 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,404 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs) was $686.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,510 68.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,213 23.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 596 11.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 847 16.5 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.7% 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, 16.5% 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
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,222 23.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,385 27.0 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 496 9.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 408 8.0 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 574 37.7 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 606 39.8 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 294 19.3 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 47 3.1 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% 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
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 308 26.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 45 3.8 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 281 23.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 176 14.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 66 5.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 172 14.6 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 68 5.8 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 63 5.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 26.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,361 89.9 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 266 10.1 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 1,562 66.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 647 27.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 130 5.5 246,040 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 Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 66.2% were separate houses, 27.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 90 3.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 801 33.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,115 47.0 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 292 12.3 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 3.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 33.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 644 27.2 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 711 30.0 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 932 39.3 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 71 3.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 27.2% were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 39.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,503 63.4 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 723 30.5 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 143 6.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

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Household income Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.0% 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 332 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.7 -- 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 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 Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
None 248 10.5 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 930 39.2 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 851 35.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 259 10.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 3.5 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 39.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 360 15.1 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,942 81.7 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 76 3.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 81.7% 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.
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Male 36 57.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 27 42.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), 57.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 42.9% were female. The median age was 22 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
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 850 -- 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 Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $850.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Heidelberg Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Heidelberg Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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