2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

St Kilda West

Code SSC22334 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,162
Male 49.7%
Female 50.3%
Median age 37
Families 687
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.3
All private dwellings 1,877
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,853
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2

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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
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Male 1,573 49.7 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,594 50.3 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.3 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,162 people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs). Of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

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Age St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 141 4.5 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 139 4.4 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 96 3.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 109 3.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 181 5.7 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 362 11.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 416 13.1 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 323 10.2 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 227 7.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 233 7.4 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 212 6.7 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 188 5.9 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 182 5.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 159 5.0 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 89 2.8 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 49 1.5 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 27 0.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 31 1.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Married 907 32.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 52 1.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 271 9.7 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 70 2.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,485 53.3 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.6% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 732 31.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 437 18.8 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,156 49.7 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 41 4.4 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 109 11.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.4 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 48 5.2 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 34 3.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 11 1.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 66 7.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 49 5.3 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 167 18.0 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 24 2.6 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 374 40.3 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.4% were in primary school, 12.5% in secondary school and 23.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,247 44.5 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 243 8.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 55 2.0 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 150 5.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 389 13.9 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 95 3.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 83 3.0 376,237 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 73 2.6 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 376 13.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 13.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% 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 St Kilda West % 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 West (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,870 59.6 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,123 35.4 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 215 6.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 175 5.5 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,278 40.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 40.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,275 66.8 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 462 24.2 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 76 4.0 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 96 5.0 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,909 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Kilda West (State Suburbs). Of these 66.8% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 5.0% 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 157 8.7 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 135 7.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 167 9.2 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 289 15.9 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 984 54.3 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 1,153 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,716 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,853 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was $1,153.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,991 71.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 533 19.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 243 8.7 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 635 22.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.1% provided care for children and 8.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% 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
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 872 31.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 775 27.7 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 210 7.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 138 4.9 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.9% 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 St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 360 52.6 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 246 36.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 62 9.1 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 16 2.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 36.0% were couple families with children, 52.6% were couple families without children and 9.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 26.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 73.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 26.2% of single parents were male and 73.8% 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 189 31.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 23 3.8 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 127 20.9 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 94 15.5 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 29 4.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 58 9.6 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 35 5.8 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 52 8.6 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 31.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,428 86.0 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 233 14.0 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 86.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 113 7.9 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 281 19.7 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,024 71.7 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.2 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 7.9% were separate houses, 19.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 71.7% were flat or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 40 2.8 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 454 31.7 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 555 38.7 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 231 16.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 124 8.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 2.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 31.7% had 1 bedroom, 38.7% had 2 bedrooms and 16.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 313 21.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 298 20.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 776 54.4 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.4 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 34 2.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 21.9% were owned outright, 20.9% were owned with a mortgage and 54.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 683 47.6 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 623 43.4 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 128 8.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of all households, 47.6% were family households, 43.4% were single person households and 8.9% were group households.

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Household income St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 25.7% 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.7 -- 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 St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
None 231 16.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 758 53.2 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 332 23.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 71 5.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 53.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 147 10.3 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,253 87.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 31 2.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In St Kilda West (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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Male 3 50.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 3 50.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 24 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 1.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 649 -- 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 West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $649.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 271 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $271 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