2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Biggenden

Code SSC30250 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 845
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 55
Families 212
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 479
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $712
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $183
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Male 421 49.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 427 50.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 44 5.2 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 845 people in Biggenden (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

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Age Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 55 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 37 4.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 38 4.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 52 6.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 34 4.1 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 34 4.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 24 2.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 26 3.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 27 3.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 32 3.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 56 6.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 41 4.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 64 7.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 54 6.5 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 71 8.6 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 90 10.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 70 8.4 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 29 3.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 50 6.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 37.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Married 334 46.8 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 23 3.2 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 83 11.6 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 89 12.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 184 25.8 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 16.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 261 43.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 54 9.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 282 47.2 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 3 1.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 45 20.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 9 4.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 34 15.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 13 5.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 5.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 8 3.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 96 43.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.6% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 9.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 29 4.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 28 3.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 10 1.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 108 14.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 76 10.5 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 38 5.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 138 19.0 488,554 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 141 19.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 134 18.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 10.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 3.9% 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 Biggenden % 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 Biggenden (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 645 76.9 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 111 13.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 31 3.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 36 4.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 574 67.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 67.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 128 53.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 79 32.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 14 5.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 20 8.3 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 241 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Biggenden (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 32.8% 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
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 32 14.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 22 10.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 25 11.5 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 38 17.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 89 40.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 417 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 817 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 712 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was $417.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 432 60.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 123 17.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 106 14.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 154 21.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.0% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% 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
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 97 13.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 152 21.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 97 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 91 12.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 21.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 102 49.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 61 29.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 39 18.8 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 5 2.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 29.5% were couple families with children, 49.3% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 25.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 74.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 25.6% of single parents were male and 74.4% 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
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 20 12.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 11.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 7 4.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 7 4.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 77 48.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 8 5.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 17 10.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 12.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 11.9% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 356 83.8 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 16.2 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 326 91.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 2.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.8 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 20 5.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 91.6% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flat or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 11 3.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 15 4.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 71 19.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 175 48.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 65 18.2 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 5.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 187 52.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 72 20.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 76 21.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 1.1 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 16 4.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 52.7% were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 210 57.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 148 40.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 7 1.9 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.5% were family households, 40.5% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

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Household income Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 40.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 2.2% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 183 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
None 26 7.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 149 40.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 113 30.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 46 12.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 32 8.7 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 124 35.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 214 60.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 16 4.5 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 60.5% 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.
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Male 17 43.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 22 56.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 43.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.4% were female. The median age was 16 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
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 875 -- 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 Biggenden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $875.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 223 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $223 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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