2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Tecoma

Code SSC22464 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,082
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 41
Families 569
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 846
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,632
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $319
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Male 1,043 50.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,036 49.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,082 people in Tecoma (State Suburbs). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

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Age Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 109 5.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 127 6.1 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 145 7.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 131 6.3 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 116 5.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 120 5.8 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 108 5.2 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 145 7.0 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 170 8.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 181 8.7 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 170 8.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 174 8.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 130 6.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 102 4.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 58 2.8 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 40 1.9 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 21 1.0 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 27 1.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Tecoma (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Married 806 47.4 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 54 3.2 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 185 10.9 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 72 4.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 585 34.4 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Tecoma (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.4% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 733 46.6 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 213 13.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 628 39.9 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 25 4.0 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 153 24.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 2.9 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 10 1.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 93 15.0 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 44 7.1 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 28 4.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 5.3 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 98 15.9 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 3.6 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 94 15.2 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 21.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 403 23.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 229 13.5 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 93 5.5 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 254 14.9 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 246 14.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 102 6.0 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 99 5.8 376,237 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 111 6.5 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5 0.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 120 7.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 14.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 13.5% 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 Tecoma % 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 Tecoma (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,641 79.4 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 471 22.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 211 10.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 112 5.4 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,174 56.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 56.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 631 54.4 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 434 37.4 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 47 4.1 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 48 4.1 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,160 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tecoma (State Suburbs). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 37.4% were employed part-time and 4.1% 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
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 150 13.5 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 122 11.0 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 158 14.2 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 190 17.1 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 444 39.9 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 737 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,996 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,632 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tecoma (State Suburbs) was $737.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,355 80.2 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 547 32.3 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 202 11.9 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 396 23.4 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% 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
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 439 25.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 553 32.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 251 14.8 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 119 7.0 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 32.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 200 35.0 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 283 49.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 85 14.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 49.6% were couple families with children, 35.0% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 26.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 73.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 26.7% of single parents were male and 73.3% 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
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 87 18.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 31 6.4 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 160 33.3 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 71 14.8 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 34 7.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 48 10.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 25 5.2 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 25 5.2 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 33.3% 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 774 94.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 48 5.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 722 93.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 48 6.2 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 41 5.3 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 115 14.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 363 47.0 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 232 30.1 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 2.7 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 214 27.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 397 51.8 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 122 15.9 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 1.4 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 23 3.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 27.9% were owned outright, 51.8% were owned with a mortgage and 15.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 561 72.9 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 193 25.1 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 16 2.1 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.9% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.0% 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 319 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
None 29 3.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 243 31.6 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 293 38.1 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 176 22.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 3.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 76 9.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 667 86.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 25 3.3 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 86.8% 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.
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Male 0 0.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Tecoma (State Suburbs), 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 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
Tecoma % 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 Tecoma (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
Tecoma % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Tecoma (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