2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Narre Warren

Code SSC21881 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 26,621
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 35
Families 7,204
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1
All private dwellings 9,485
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,456
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,594
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 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
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Male 13,313 50.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 13,305 50.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 144 0.5 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 26,621 people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs). Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

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Age Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,831 6.9 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,782 6.7 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,696 6.4 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,974 7.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,016 7.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,997 7.5 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,994 7.5 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,790 6.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,794 6.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,979 7.4 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,035 7.6 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,599 6.0 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,278 4.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,021 3.8 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 680 2.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 507 1.9 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 326 1.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 324 1.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Married 10,831 50.8 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 644 3.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,679 7.9 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 845 4.0 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 7,307 34.3 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 9,884 49.9 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,689 8.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 8,236 41.6 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 368 4.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,715 21.2 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 366 4.5 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 220 2.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,359 16.8 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 365 4.5 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 266 3.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 654 8.1 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,080 13.4 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 307 3.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,374 17.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 24.7% in secondary school and 21.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,131 14.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,076 9.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 773 3.6 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,218 15.1 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,950 18.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,595 7.5 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,018 9.5 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 17 0.1 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 2,108 9.9 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 266 1.2 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,577 7.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 18.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.7% 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 Narre Warren % 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 Narre Warren (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,516 58.4 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13,978 52.5 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,638 6.2 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,184 4.4 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 8,571 32.2 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 32.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 7,982 58.4 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,976 29.1 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 661 4.8 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,052 7.7 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 13,671 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narre Warren (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 7.7% 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
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,410 11.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,119 8.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,439 11.4 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,007 23.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,978 39.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 606 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,579 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,456 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was $606.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,215 66.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,224 29.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,371 11.1 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,977 14.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% 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
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,929 23.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,182 24.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,221 10.4 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,881 8.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,116 29.3 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,777 52.4 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,201 16.7 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 117 1.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 52.4% were couple families with children, 29.3% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,210 20.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 203 3.4 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,329 22.5 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,200 20.3 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 357 6.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 997 16.9 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 325 5.5 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 276 4.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,624 94.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 534 5.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 8,015 92.9 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 289 3.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 200 2.3 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 109 1.3 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 92.9% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flat or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 92 1.1 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 720 8.3 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,666 54.0 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,936 34.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 207 2.4 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 8.3% had 2 bedrooms and 54.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 2,140 24.8 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,049 46.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,172 25.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 27 0.3 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 241 2.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 24.8% were owned outright, 46.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,887 79.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,521 17.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 228 2.6 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.7% were family households, 17.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

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Household income Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 16.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.8% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,594 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
None 315 3.6 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,445 28.3 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,615 41.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,973 22.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 286 3.3 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 910 10.5 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 7,493 86.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 225 2.6 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 86.8% 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.
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Male 71 49.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 74 51.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% 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
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,202 -- 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 Narre Warren (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,202.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 320 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Narre Warren (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 $1,842.

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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