2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Red Cliffs

Code SSC22135 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 5,060
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 42
Families 1,293
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,198
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,031
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $190
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
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Male 2,509 49.6 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,547 50.4 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 154 3.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,060 people in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

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Age Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 307 6.1 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 328 6.5 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 307 6.1 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 341 6.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 258 5.1 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 284 5.6 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 279 5.5 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 264 5.2 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 272 5.4 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 348 6.9 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 362 7.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 407 8.1 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 343 6.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 316 6.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 195 3.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 166 3.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 120 2.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 153 3.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Married 1,958 47.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 142 3.4 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 389 9.5 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 310 7.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,317 32.0 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,655 47.4 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 380 10.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,454 41.7 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 74 4.7 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 331 21.2 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 63 4.0 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 24 1.5 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 271 17.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 26 1.7 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 19 1.2 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 89 5.7 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 71 4.5 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 20 1.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 573 36.7 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 316 7.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 263 6.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 121 2.9 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 646 15.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 442 10.7 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 379 9.2 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 555 13.5 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 8 0.2 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 614 14.9 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 30 0.7 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 663 16.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 10.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.4% 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 Red Cliffs % 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 Red Cliffs (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,112 81.5 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 597 11.8 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 234 4.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 139 2.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,534 69.9 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 69.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,199 54.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 699 31.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 169 7.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 150 6.8 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,217 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 6.8% 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
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 233 11.3 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 184 8.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 278 13.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 415 20.1 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 783 38.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 533 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,309 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,031 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs) was $533.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,666 64.8 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,094 26.5 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 535 13.0 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 809 19.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% 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
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 740 18.0 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,000 24.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 479 11.6 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 449 10.9 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 515 40.2 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 528 41.2 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 225 17.6 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 14 1.1 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 41.2% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 21.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 21.1% of single parents were male and 78.9% 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
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 206 19.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.8 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 241 22.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 119 11.3 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 54 5.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 245 23.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 74 7.0 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 77 7.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,807 89.3 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 216 10.7 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 1,674 92.6 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 92 5.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 24 1.3 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flat or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.7 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 80 4.4 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 301 16.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 948 52.2 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 403 22.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 71 3.9 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.6% had 2 bedrooms and 52.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 613 33.8 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 667 36.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 457 25.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 79 4.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 36.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,259 69.5 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 511 28.2 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 41 2.3 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.5% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 28.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.4% 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
None 113 6.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 527 29.1 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 612 33.8 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 452 25.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 107 5.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 431 23.7 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,304 71.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 80 4.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 71.8% 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.
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Male 73 46.8 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 83 53.2 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), 46.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.2% 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
Red Cliffs % 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 787 -- 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 Red Cliffs (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 $787.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Red Cliffs % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Red Cliffs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $910.

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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