2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Mount Eliza

Code SSC21781 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 17,888
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%
Median age 44
Families 4,898
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 6,806
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,030
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $428
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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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
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Male 8,664 48.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,220 51.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.4 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 17,888 people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs). Of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 938 5.2 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,458 8.1 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,383 7.7 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,321 7.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 792 4.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 435 2.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 503 2.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 926 5.2 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,310 7.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,541 8.6 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,338 7.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,200 6.7 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,118 6.2 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,116 6.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 943 5.3 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 676 3.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 459 2.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 443 2.5 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Married 8,640 61.3 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 319 2.3 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 925 6.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 747 5.3 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,472 24.6 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.3% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 7,748 61.4 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 846 6.7 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,027 31.9 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 374 6.5 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,241 21.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 272 4.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 442 7.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 422 7.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 255 4.4 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 920 15.9 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 211 3.7 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 683 11.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 117 2.0 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 839 14.5 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 27.6% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,266 30.2 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,724 12.2 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 305 2.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,506 10.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,229 15.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 896 6.3 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 958 6.8 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 6 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 703 5.0 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 18 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,081 7.7 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 15.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.2% 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 Mount Eliza % 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 Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 12,904 72.2 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,163 28.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,568 8.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,108 6.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,200 51.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 51.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 4,746 54.8 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,208 37.1 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 334 3.9 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 370 4.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,658 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 37.1% 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
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,264 15.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 949 11.4 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,004 12.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 971 11.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,772 45.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 15.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 760 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,353 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,030 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was $760.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,895 77.2 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,814 34.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,716 12.2 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,310 23.5 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.1% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% 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
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,206 22.7 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,041 28.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,157 15.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,489 10.6 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,803 36.8 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,614 53.4 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 455 9.3 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 27 0.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 53.4% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 9.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 23.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 23.4% of single parents were male and 76.6% 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
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 836 19.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 206 4.7 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,202 27.3 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 611 13.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 273 6.2 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 837 19.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 174 3.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 267 6.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 27.3% 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,947 90.1 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 650 9.9 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

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

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 5,435 91.4 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 246 4.1 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 252 4.2 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 91.4% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 51 0.9 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 510 8.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,152 36.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,158 53.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 87 1.5 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 8.6% had 2 bedrooms and 36.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 2,581 43.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,656 44.6 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 581 9.7 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 25 0.4 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 117 2.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 43.3% were owned outright, 44.6% were owned with a mortgage and 9.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,832 81.1 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,053 17.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 71 1.2 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.1% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

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Household income Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 31.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 31.0% 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 428 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
None 121 2.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,338 22.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,824 47.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,525 25.6 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 145 2.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 22.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 409 6.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,446 91.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 92 1.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 91.6% 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.
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Male 37 56.9 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 28 43.1 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 56.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.1% were female. The median age was 20 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
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,312 -- 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 Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 320 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,893 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,893.

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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