2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria State Suburbs

Truganina

Code SSC22569 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 20,687
Male 53.2%
Female 46.8%
Median age 29
Families 5,136
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 6,276
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,706
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,811
Median weekly rent $335
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Male 10,997 53.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,685 46.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 189 0.9 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,687 people in Truganina (State Suburbs). Of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 29 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,767 13.4 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,931 9.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,111 5.4 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 846 4.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,233 6.0 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,504 12.1 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,427 16.6 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,467 11.9 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,304 6.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 906 4.4 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 666 3.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 487 2.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 439 2.1 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 266 1.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 188 0.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 97 0.5 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 43 0.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.1 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Truganina (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Married 9,153 61.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 394 2.6 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 622 4.2 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 235 1.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,478 30.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Truganina (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.5% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 7,861 60.8 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,026 7.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,049 31.3 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Truganina (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 454 6.2 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,135 15.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 391 5.3 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 523 7.1 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 522 7.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 227 3.1 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 221 3.0 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 362 4.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 899 12.3 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 306 4.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,289 31.2 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 35.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 13.3% in secondary school and 17.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,850 32.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,629 11.0 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 368 2.5 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,075 7.2 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,460 16.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 520 3.5 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 719 4.8 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.1 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 639 4.3 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 125 0.8 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,107 14.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Truganina (State Suburbs), 16.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.0% 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 Truganina % 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 Truganina (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,148 39.5 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,278 73.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 659 3.2 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 450 2.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,097 10.1 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 10.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 73.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Truganina % Victoria % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 5,949 61.7 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,371 24.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 521 5.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 795 8.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 9,636 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Truganina (State Suburbs). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 8.3% 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
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 621 7.0 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 851 9.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 894 10.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,399 27.1 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,556 40.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Truganina (State Suburbs), 7.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 739 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,674 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,706 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Truganina (State Suburbs) was $739.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,857 59.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,733 38.5 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,449 9.7 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,751 11.8 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Truganina (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.5% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% 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
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,744 18.4 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,314 22.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,393 9.4 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,405 9.4 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Truganina (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,380 26.8 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,141 61.1 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 552 10.7 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 67 1.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Truganina (State Suburbs), 61.1% were couple families with children, 26.8% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 11.6 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.4 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 11.6% of single parents were male and 88.4% 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
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,162 25.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 148 3.3 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 845 18.7 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,111 24.6 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 308 6.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 426 9.4 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 322 7.1 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 202 4.5 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Truganina (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,607 93.4 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 393 6.5 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 4,060 72.4 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,513 27.0 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 25 0.4 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Truganina (State Suburbs), 72.4% were separate houses, 27.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 15 0.3 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 277 4.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,234 39.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,893 51.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 180 3.2 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Truganina (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.9% had 2 bedrooms and 39.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 434 7.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,310 59.0 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,647 29.3 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 26 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 195 3.5 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Truganina (State Suburbs), 7.7% were owned outright, 59.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,841 86.4 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 599 10.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 165 2.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Truganina (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.4% were family households, 10.7% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

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Household income Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 10.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.0% 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,811 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
None 101 1.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,892 33.8 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,602 46.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 799 14.3 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 209 3.7 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 320 5.7 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,076 90.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 210 3.7 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 90.5% 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.
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Male 151 79.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 39 20.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Truganina (State Suburbs), 79.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 20.5% were female. The median age was 29 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
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,666 -- 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 Truganina (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,666.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Truganina % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 340 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Truganina (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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