2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Moonee Ponds

Code SSC21730 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 14,250
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 37
Families 3,587
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 6,357
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,861
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $366
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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Male 6,875 48.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,380 51.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 65 0.5 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,250 people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs). Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

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Age Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 797 5.6 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 779 5.5 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 693 4.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 701 4.9 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,057 7.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,204 8.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,275 8.9 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,100 7.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,046 7.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,006 7.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 922 6.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 854 6.0 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 717 5.0 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 602 4.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 426 3.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 345 2.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 348 2.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 397 2.8 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Married 5,510 46.0 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 279 2.3 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 815 6.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 556 4.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,822 40.2 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,827 44.8 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,180 11.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,765 44.2 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 232 5.5 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 466 11.1 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 397 9.5 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 154 3.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 256 6.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 269 6.4 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 228 5.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 205 4.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,056 25.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 133 3.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 787 18.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 30.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,580 38.3 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,115 9.3 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 251 2.1 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 862 7.2 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,876 15.7 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 509 4.3 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 496 4.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 891 7.4 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 134 1.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,029 8.6 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 15.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.3% 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 Moonee Ponds % 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 Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,725 68.3 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,505 38.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,020 7.2 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 654 4.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 6,193 43.5 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 43.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 4,871 60.8 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,384 29.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 337 4.2 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 423 5.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,015 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% 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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 870 11.5 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 735 9.7 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 782 10.3 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,278 16.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,593 47.3 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 860 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,424 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,861 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs) was $860.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,738 72.9 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,038 25.4 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,361 11.4 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,344 19.6 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% 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, 19.6% 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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,379 28.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,317 27.7 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,213 10.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 828 6.9 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,358 37.8 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,730 48.2 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 401 11.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 100 2.8 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 48.2% were couple families with children, 37.8% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 20.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 20.1% of single parents were male and 79.9% 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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 812 26.3 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 122 3.9 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 743 24.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 494 16.0 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 149 4.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 424 13.7 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 144 4.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 204 6.6 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 26.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,475 90.1 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 603 9.9 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 2,955 54.0 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 972 17.8 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,492 27.3 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 24 0.4 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 54.0% were separate houses, 17.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.3% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 43 0.8 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 539 9.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,661 30.3 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,032 37.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,073 19.6 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 135 2.5 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 Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.8% had 1 bedroom, 30.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% 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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 1,738 31.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,569 28.6 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,971 36.0 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 46 0.8 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 156 2.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 31.7% were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,553 64.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,569 28.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 367 6.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

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Household income Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 26.6 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 17.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 26.6% 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 366 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
None 709 12.9 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,249 41.0 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,696 30.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 641 11.7 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 192 3.5 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 742 13.5 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,584 83.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 157 2.9 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 83.6% 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.
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Male 37 56.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 29 43.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), 56.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.9% were female. The median age was 28 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
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,041 -- 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 Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,041.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Moonee Ponds % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 400 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,113 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Moonee Ponds (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,113.

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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