2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Tawonga

Code SSC22458 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 574
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%
Median age 52
Families 158
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 291
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,081
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,460
Median weekly rent $155
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
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Male 280 48.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 298 51.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.6 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 574 people in Tawonga (State Suburbs). Of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 17 3.0 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 36 6.4 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 33 5.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 32 5.7 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 10 1.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 12 2.1 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 20 3.5 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 30 5.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 38 6.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 28 5.0 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 68 12.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 60 10.6 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 67 11.9 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 39 6.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 37 6.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 12 2.1 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 9 1.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 16 2.8 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Tawonga (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Married 289 59.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 8 1.7 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 58 12.0 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 11 2.3 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 118 24.4 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Tawonga (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.7% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 241 59.1 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 35 8.6 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 132 32.4 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 12 6.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 49 27.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 38 21.6 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.7 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 6.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 13 7.4 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 5 2.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 45 25.6 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 91 19.2 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 48 10.1 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 13 2.7 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 80 16.9 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 34 7.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 51 10.8 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 52 11.0 376,237 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 33 7.0 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.6 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 54 11.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 7.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.1% 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 Tawonga % 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 Tawonga (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 482 84.6 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 95 16.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 38 6.6 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 18 3.1 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 395 68.8 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 68.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 136 50.4 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 115 42.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 12 4.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7 2.6 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 270 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tawonga (State Suburbs). Of these 50.4% were employed full time, 42.6% were employed part-time and 2.6% 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
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 38 14.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 40 14.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 40 14.9 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 30 11.2 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 105 39.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 520 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,430 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,081 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tawonga (State Suburbs) was $520.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 371 75.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 109 22.4 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 70 14.4 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 165 33.9 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.4% provided care for children and 14.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.9% 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
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 108 21.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 143 29.0 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 57 11.6 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 66 13.4 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 84 50.9 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 67 40.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 14 8.5 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 40.6% were couple families with children, 50.9% were couple families without children and 8.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% 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
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 18 12.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 11 7.4 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 21.5 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 17 11.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 10 6.7 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 29 19.5 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 11 7.4 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 21 14.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 222 79.3 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 20.7 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 79.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 215 96.8 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 0 0.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 1.8 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 96.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.4 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 32 14.7 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 105 48.4 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 74 34.1 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.4 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 118 53.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 74 33.8 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 24 11.0 607,354 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 3 1.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Tawonga (State Suburbs), 53.9% were owned outright, 33.8% were owned with a mortgage and 11.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 158 71.2 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 58 26.1 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 6 2.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.2% were family households, 26.1% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.2% 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 155 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,460 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
None 9 3.9 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 62 27.1 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 85 37.1 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 63 27.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 4.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 27.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 33 14.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 183 82.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 5 2.3 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 82.8% 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.
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Male 4 57.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 3 42.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), 57.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 42.9% were female. The median age was 17 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
Tawonga % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 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 Tawonga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Tawonga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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