2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Rowville

Code SSC22196 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 33,672
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 38
Families 9,491
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 11,700
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,892
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $396
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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Expand People category,
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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
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Male 16,572 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 17,099 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 110 0.3 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 33,672 people in Rowville (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

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Age Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,865 5.5 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,117 6.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,254 6.7 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,639 7.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,502 7.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,952 5.8 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,957 5.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,080 6.2 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,424 7.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,668 7.9 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,867 8.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,535 7.5 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,876 5.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,337 4.0 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 956 2.8 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 760 2.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 492 1.5 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 380 1.1 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Rowville (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Married 15,662 57.1 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 627 2.3 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,650 6.0 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 971 3.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 8,526 31.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Rowville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 14,612 56.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,573 6.1 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,755 37.6 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 509 5.0 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,024 20.0 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 649 6.4 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 230 2.3 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,573 15.6 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 880 8.7 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 367 3.6 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 605 6.0 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,786 17.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 275 2.7 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,203 11.9 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 27.9% in secondary school and 23.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 6,463 23.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,945 10.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 820 3.0 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,427 12.5 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 5,255 19.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,018 7.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,144 7.8 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 12 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 1,906 7.0 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 179 0.7 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,534 5.6 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Rowville (State Suburbs), 19.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.7% 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 Rowville % 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 Rowville (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 21,599 64.1 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,991 47.5 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,210 6.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,565 4.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 12,797 38.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 38.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Rowville % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 11,170 59.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 6,012 31.8 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 761 4.0 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 955 5.1 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 18,898 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rowville (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 5.1% 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
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 2,279 12.7 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,792 10.0 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,942 10.8 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,551 19.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 7,617 42.4 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Rowville (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 700 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,038 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,892 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rowville (State Suburbs) was $700.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,858 72.4 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,159 29.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,080 11.2 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,020 18.3 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% 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
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 7,050 25.7 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,253 26.4 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,267 11.9 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,289 8.3 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rowville (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,706 28.5 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 5,551 58.5 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,127 11.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 111 1.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Rowville (State Suburbs), 58.5% were couple families with children, 28.5% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% 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
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,940 23.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 324 3.9 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,129 25.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,410 17.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 420 5.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,268 15.4 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 390 4.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 365 4.4 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 25.8% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,857 94.8 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 593 5.2 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 9,943 91.6 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 522 4.8 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 272 2.5 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 110 1.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Rowville (State Suburbs), 91.6% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flat or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 51 0.5 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 666 6.1 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,451 41.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5,483 50.6 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 180 1.7 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 6.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 3,638 33.5 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 5,304 48.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,509 13.9 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 166 1.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 229 2.1 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Rowville (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 48.9% were owned with a mortgage and 13.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,205 84.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,480 13.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 165 1.5 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.8% were family households, 13.6% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

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Household income Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 11.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.3% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 396 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
None 196 1.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,384 22.0 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 4,841 44.6 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3,200 29.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 232 2.1 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 22.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 763 7.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,888 91.1 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 200 1.8 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 91.1% 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.
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Male 61 56.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 48 44.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 56.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.0% were female. The median age was 18 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
Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,774 -- 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 Rowville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,774.

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

In Rowville (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 $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