2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Orbost

Code SSC22002 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,227
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 52
Families 546
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 1,197
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $718
Median monthly mortgage repayments $903
Median weekly rent $158
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Male 1,074 48.3 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,150 51.7 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 128 5.7 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,227 people in Orbost (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.7% of the population.

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Age Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 100 4.5 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 152 6.9 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 134 6.1 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 120 5.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 76 3.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 75 3.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 94 4.2 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 81 3.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 87 3.9 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 127 5.7 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 159 7.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 170 7.7 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 154 7.0 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 190 8.6 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 185 8.4 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 127 5.7 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 79 3.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 102 4.6 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Orbost (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Married 815 44.4 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 86 4.7 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 212 11.5 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 192 10.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 531 28.9 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Orbost (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 16.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 674 44.0 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 158 10.3 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 699 45.7 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Orbost (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 44 6.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 152 23.4 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 4.2 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 125 19.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.5 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 0.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 3.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 23 3.5 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 3.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 229 35.3 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 6.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 130 7.0 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 118 6.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 48 2.6 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 270 14.6 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 163 8.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 164 8.9 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 247 13.4 376,237 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 326 17.7 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.8 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 314 17.0 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Orbost (State Suburbs), 8.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.4% 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 Orbost % 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 Orbost (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,797 81.7 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 219 9.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 97 4.4 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 61 2.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,632 73.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 73.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Orbost % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 332 43.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 296 39.1 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 56 7.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 73 9.6 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 757 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Orbost (State Suburbs). Of these 43.9% were employed full time, 39.1% were employed part-time and 9.6% 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
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 113 16.4 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 78 11.4 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 104 15.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 102 14.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 227 33.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Orbost (State Suburbs), 16.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 444 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 955 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 718 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Orbost (State Suburbs) was $444.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,152 62.6 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 422 22.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 214 11.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 435 23.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Orbost (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.9% 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, 23.7% 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
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 245 13.4 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 416 22.7 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 248 13.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 235 12.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Orbost (State Suburbs), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 257 47.2 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 169 31.1 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 114 21.0 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 0.7 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Orbost (State Suburbs), 31.1% were couple families with children, 47.2% were couple families without children and 21.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 22.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 22.7% of single parents were male and 77.3% 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
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 41 9.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 21 4.9 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 86 19.9 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 31 7.2 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 33 7.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 149 34.5 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 31 7.2 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 40 9.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Orbost (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 9.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 923 83.8 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 179 16.2 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 862 93.4 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 55 6.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.3 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Orbost (State Suburbs), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flat or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 42 4.5 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 153 16.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 553 59.6 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 140 15.1 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 4.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Orbost (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 59.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 461 49.6 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 189 20.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 230 24.7 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 10 1.1 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 40 4.3 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Orbost (State Suburbs), 49.6% were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 543 58.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 359 38.9 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 21 2.3 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Orbost (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.8% were family households, 38.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 42.3 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 42.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 1.9% 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 158 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 903 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
None 96 10.3 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 368 39.6 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 291 31.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 125 13.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 5.3 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 296 31.8 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 593 63.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 41 4.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 63.8% 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.
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Male 67 53.2 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 59 46.8 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Orbost (State Suburbs), 53.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.8% were female. The median age was 21 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
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 658 -- 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 Orbost (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $658.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Orbost % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 167 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Orbost (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $167 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,250.

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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