2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Arana Hills

Code SSC30073 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,810
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 37
Families 1,962
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 2,600
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,879
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $395
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,367 49.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,442 50.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 120 1.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,810 people in Arana Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

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Age Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 488 7.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 515 7.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 458 6.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 430 6.3 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 370 5.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 395 5.8 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 513 7.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 504 7.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 558 8.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 538 7.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 428 6.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 376 5.5 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 360 5.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 358 5.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 258 3.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 139 2.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 64 0.9 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 48 0.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Arana Hills (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,832 53.1 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 156 2.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 447 8.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 179 3.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,716 32.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Arana Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,636 52.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 555 11.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,825 36.4 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 101 5.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 435 22.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 157 8.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 80 4.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 279 14.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 141 7.3 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 74 3.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 103 5.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 320 16.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 40 2.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 202 10.5 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 21.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,400 26.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 599 11.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 194 3.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 794 14.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 888 16.6 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 196 3.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 607 11.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 6 0.1 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 258 4.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 262 4.9 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 16.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.2% 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 Arana Hills % 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 Arana Hills (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,545 81.9 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,334 19.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 559 8.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 440 6.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,253 62.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 62.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,271 60.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,119 29.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 183 4.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 213 5.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,786 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arana Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 5.6% 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
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 399 11.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 323 9.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 393 11.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 693 19.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,582 44.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 825 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,098 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,879 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arana Hills (State Suburbs) was $825.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,371 81.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,879 35.2 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 625 11.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,210 22.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% 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
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,417 26.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,670 31.3 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 783 14.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 506 9.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 31.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 682 34.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 950 48.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 302 15.4 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 28 1.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 48.4% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% 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
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 404 24.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 53 3.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 452 27.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 222 13.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 69 4.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 253 15.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 97 5.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 82 5.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,401 94.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 143 5.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,119 88.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 272 11.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 10 0.4 186,780 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 Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 137 5.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,273 52.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 953 39.6 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.3 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 52.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 751 31.1 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,146 47.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 459 19.0 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 52 2.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 31.1% were owned outright, 47.4% were owned with a mortgage and 19.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,914 79.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 434 18.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 60 2.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 11.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.2% 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 395 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
None 68 2.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 773 32.2 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,044 43.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 476 19.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 1.7 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 144 6.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,231 92.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 33 1.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 92.6% 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.
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Male 53 44.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 65 55.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), 44.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.1% were female. The median age was 22 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
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,111 -- 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 Arana Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,111.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Arana Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 380 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,803 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Arana Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,803.

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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