2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Beerwah

Code SSC30207 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,769
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 39
Families 1,883
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,622
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,225
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $330
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
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,244 47.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,530 52.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 192 2.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,769 people in Beerwah (State Suburbs). Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

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Age Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 452 6.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 516 7.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 424 6.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 427 6.3 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 366 5.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 386 5.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 426 6.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 392 5.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 461 6.8 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 453 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 436 6.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 426 6.3 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 391 5.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 404 6.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 298 4.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 224 3.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 133 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 161 2.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Beerwah (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,569 47.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 237 4.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 584 10.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 310 5.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,686 31.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Beerwah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.7% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,297 48.1 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 616 12.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,858 38.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 74 3.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 437 22.8 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 1.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 185 9.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 297 15.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 23 1.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 112 5.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 84 4.4 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 178 9.3 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 55 2.9 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 447 23.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.6% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 516 9.6 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 433 8.0 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 200 3.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 971 18.1 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 827 15.4 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 266 4.9 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 856 15.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 487 9.1 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 8 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 621 11.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 15.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.0% 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 Beerwah % 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 Beerwah (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,208 77.2 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,273 18.8 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 470 6.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 336 5.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,194 61.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 61.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,603 52.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,080 35.0 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 187 6.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 214 6.9 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,084 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Beerwah (State Suburbs). Of these 52.0% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 6.9% 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
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 347 12.1 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 304 10.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 417 14.6 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 474 16.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,134 39.6 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 567 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,376 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,225 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Beerwah (State Suburbs) was $567.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,862 71.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,603 29.8 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 626 11.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 999 18.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% 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
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,115 20.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,422 26.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 728 13.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 600 11.2 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 740 39.4 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 759 40.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 361 19.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 0.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

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

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% 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
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 243 16.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 329 22.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 205 13.7 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 96 6.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 364 24.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 72 4.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 115 7.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,360 94.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 5.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 94.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,032 86.1 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 255 10.8 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 32 1.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 34 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 86.1% were separate houses, 10.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flat or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 51 2.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 213 9.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,016 43.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,017 43.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 1.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 9.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 691 29.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 871 37.0 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 724 30.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 19 0.8 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 49 2.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Beerwah (State Suburbs), 29.4% were owned outright, 37.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,823 77.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 468 19.8 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 69 2.9 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 19.8% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

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Household income Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.6% 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
None 89 3.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 712 30.2 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 880 37.4 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 595 25.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 3.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 30.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 357 15.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,955 82.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 47 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 82.9% 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.
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Male 85 43.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 110 56.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), 43.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.4% were female. The median age was 19 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
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,187 -- 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 Beerwah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Beerwah % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 313 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Beerwah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $313 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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