2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Bingil Bay

Code SSC30258 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 427
Male 51.2%
Female 48.8%
Median age 47
Families 119
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 234
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $943
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 221 51.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 211 48.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 23 5.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 427 people in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

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Age Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 27 6.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 29 6.7 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 25 5.8 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 20 4.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 10 2.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 21 4.8 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 13 3.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 28 6.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 26 6.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 34 7.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 39 9.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 42 9.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 48 11.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 29 6.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 24 5.5 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 8 1.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3 0.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 8 1.8 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Married 126 37.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 19 5.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 54 15.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 7 2.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 135 39.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.0% were married and 20.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 111 37.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 59 19.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 127 42.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 3 2.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 40 36.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 19 17.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 5 4.6 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 3.7 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 2.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 4 3.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 31 28.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 15.9% in secondary school and 6.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 53 15.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 33 9.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 19 5.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 64 18.3 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 46 13.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 19 5.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 34 9.7 488,554 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 15 4.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 51 14.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 13.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.5% 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 Bingil Bay % 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 Bingil Bay (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 309 73.4 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 95 22.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 22 5.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 34 8.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 241 56.6 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 56.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 88 47.3 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 68 36.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 9 4.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 21 11.3 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 186 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 47.3% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 11.3% 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
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 14 8.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 19 12.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 32 20.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 23 14.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 64 40.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 554 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,093 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 943 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs) was $554.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 253 72.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 77 21.8 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32 9.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 65 18.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.8% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.9% 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
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 44 12.8 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 102 29.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 46 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 54 15.7 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 54.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 28 22.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 28 22.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 22.6% were couple families with children, 54.8% were couple families without children and 22.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 34.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 65.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 34.6% of single parents were male and 65.4% 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
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 13 14.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 9 10.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 16.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5 5.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 7 7.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 22 24.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 6 6.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 12 13.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 14.6% had both partners employed full-time, 10.1% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 172 81.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 18.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 159 92.4 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 4.1 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 6 3.5 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 92.4% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 24 14.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 48 28.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 62 36.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 29 17.0 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.0% had 1 bedroom, 28.1% had 2 bedrooms and 36.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 65 37.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 50 28.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 54 31.0 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 5 2.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 37.4% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 116 66.7 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 40 23.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 18 10.3 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 23.0% were single person households and 10.3% were group households.

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Household income Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.4% 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 9 5.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 67 38.1 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 69 39.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 23 13.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 4.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 35 20.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 129 75.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 7 4.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 75.4% 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.
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 8 34.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 15 65.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), 34.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 65.2% were female. The median age was 24 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
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 774 -- 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 Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bingil Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bingil Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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