2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Aitkenvale

Code SSC30018 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,790
Male 49.9%
Female 50.1%
Median age 36
Families 1,240
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,129
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,172
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,603
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male 2,393 49.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,398 50.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 319 6.7 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,790 people in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs). Of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.7% of the population.

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Age Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 291 6.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 333 6.9 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 309 6.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 319 6.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 334 7.0 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 348 7.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 361 7.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 282 5.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 339 7.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 285 5.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 301 6.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 292 6.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 242 5.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 209 4.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 159 3.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 186 3.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 116 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 94 2.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,650 42.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 133 3.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 385 10.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 208 5.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,489 38.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.7% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,427 41.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 391 11.4 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,612 47.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 53 3.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 300 19.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 63 4.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 49 3.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 197 12.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 51 3.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 37 2.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 115 7.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 315 20.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 41 2.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 353 22.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 27.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 729 18.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 263 6.8 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 112 2.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 580 15.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 684 17.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 158 4.1 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 481 12.5 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 346 9.0 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 42 1.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 379 9.8 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 17.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.8% 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % 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 Aitkenvale (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,504 73.3 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,146 23.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 298 6.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 238 5.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,775 57.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 57.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,236 54.4 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 664 29.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 106 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 264 11.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,270 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 11.6% 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
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 243 12.1 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 177 8.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 244 12.1 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 447 22.2 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 793 39.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 578 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,401 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,172 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs) was $578.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,712 70.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,025 26.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 470 12.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 762 19.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% 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
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 815 21.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,063 27.6 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 461 12.0 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 370 9.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 468 37.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 470 37.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 275 22.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 31 2.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 37.8% were couple families with children, 37.6% were couple families without children and 22.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 19.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% 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
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 211 22.4 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.8 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 18.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 115 12.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 65 6.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 226 24.0 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 47 5.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 67 7.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,778 88.8 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 225 11.2 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,387 78.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 343 19.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 45 2.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 78.0% were separate houses, 19.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 53 3.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 317 17.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 926 51.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 435 24.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 2.6 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 464 26.0 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 463 25.9 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 801 44.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 49 2.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 26.0% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 44.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,212 67.7 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 464 25.9 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 115 6.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 25.9% were single person households and 6.4% were group households.

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Household income Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.2% 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.2 -- 12.8 -- 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.5 -- 6.4 -- 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 Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
None 158 8.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 666 37.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 607 34.0 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 291 16.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 64 3.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 319 17.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,419 79.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 46 2.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 79.5% 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.
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male 146 45.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 176 54.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), 45.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.7% were female. The median age was 21 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
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 978 -- 1,222 -- 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 Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $978.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Aitkenvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 275 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,595 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Aitkenvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,595.

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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