2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

St Kilda East

Code SSC22333 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 13,101
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 32
Families 2,824
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 6,711
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,691
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $365
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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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
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Male 6,449 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,649 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.3 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,101 people in St Kilda East (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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 874 6.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 722 5.5 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 587 4.5 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 543 4.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 952 7.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,873 14.3 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,653 12.6 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,282 9.8 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 940 7.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 800 6.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 647 4.9 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 556 4.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 489 3.7 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 418 3.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 245 1.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 189 1.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 143 1.1 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 194 1.5 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Married 3,616 33.1 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 223 2.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 796 7.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 305 2.8 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,982 54.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 33.1% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,175 33.2 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,594 16.7 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,796 50.1 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 287 6.9 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 281 6.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 1.8 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 540 13.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 102 2.5 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 41 1.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 461 11.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 214 5.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 915 22.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 203 4.9 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,027 24.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.6% were in primary school, 14.5% in secondary school and 27.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,719 43.3 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,109 10.2 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 237 2.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 680 6.2 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,678 15.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 399 3.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 396 3.6 376,237 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 359 3.3 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 34 0.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,077 9.9 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 15.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.2% 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 St Kilda East % 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 St Kilda East (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,950 60.8 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,332 40.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,311 10.0 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,003 7.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,407 33.6 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 33.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 4,978 63.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,153 27.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 301 3.9 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 363 4.7 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 7,795 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Kilda East (State Suburbs). Of these 63.9% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 674 9.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 716 9.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 769 10.3 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,339 18.0 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,639 48.9 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 961 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,297 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,691 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was $961.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,139 74.6 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,473 22.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,154 10.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,670 24.5 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.5% 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
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,783 34.6 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,001 27.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 840 7.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 519 4.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.8% 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,339 47.2 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,113 39.3 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 298 10.5 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 84 3.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 39.3% were couple families with children, 47.2% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% 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
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 732 29.9 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 138 5.6 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 636 26.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 318 13.0 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 142 5.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 200 8.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 134 5.5 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 148 6.0 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,493 88.3 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 726 11.7 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 1,022 18.6 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 742 13.5 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3,681 67.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 31 0.6 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 18.6% were separate houses, 13.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 67.0% were flat or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 47 0.9 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,081 19.7 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,591 47.2 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,035 18.9 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 610 11.1 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 121 2.2 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.7% had 1 bedroom, 47.2% had 2 bedrooms and 18.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 1,036 18.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,392 25.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,901 52.8 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 28 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 135 2.5 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 18.9% were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 52.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,814 51.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,048 37.3 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 627 11.4 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.3% were family households, 37.3% were single person households and 11.4% were group households.

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Household income St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 19.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 15.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 19.9% 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 365 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
None 836 15.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,728 49.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,428 26.0 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 332 6.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 160 2.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 49.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 553 10.1 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,805 87.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 129 2.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 87.6% 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.
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Male 8 27.6 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 21 72.4 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 23 -- 23 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 27.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 72.4% were female. The median age was 28 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
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,437 -- 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 St Kilda East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,437.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 398 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $398 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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