2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Burnett Heads

Code SSC30452 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,656
Male 50.8%
Female 49.2%
Median age 51
Families 757
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 1,356
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $847
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,250
Median weekly rent $265
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
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,346 50.8 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,302 49.2 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 100 3.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,656 people in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 51 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 122 4.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 147 5.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 134 5.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 153 5.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 108 4.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 106 4.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 92 3.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 128 4.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 149 5.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 128 4.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 201 7.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 223 8.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 289 10.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 283 10.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 179 6.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 109 4.1 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 63 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 34 1.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,093 48.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 92 4.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 294 13.1 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 133 5.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 638 28.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.6% were married and 17.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 983 49.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 240 12.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 785 39.1 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 29 4.7 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 173 28.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 1.8 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 13 2.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 89 14.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 30 4.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 24 3.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 5.0 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 45 7.3 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 21 3.4 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 150 24.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 22.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 177 7.8 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 156 6.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 70 3.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 445 19.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 268 11.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 114 5.0 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 457 20.2 488,554 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 278 12.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 226 10.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 11.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.9% 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 Burnett Heads % 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 Burnett Heads (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,122 80.5 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 437 16.5 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 161 6.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 127 4.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,771 66.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 66.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 493 47.8 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 352 34.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 62 6.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 124 12.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,031 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 47.8% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 12.0% 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
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 118 12.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 107 11.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 130 14.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 179 19.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 313 34.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 449 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 983 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 847 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs) was $449.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,547 68.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 457 20.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 306 13.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 367 16.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.3% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% 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
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 398 17.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 539 24.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 309 13.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 300 13.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 404 52.9 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 225 29.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 120 15.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 14 1.8 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 29.5% were couple families with children, 52.9% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% 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
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 75 12.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 30 4.8 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 77 12.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 67 10.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 51 8.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 252 40.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 23 3.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 44 7.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 12.4% 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,068 86.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 13.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 985 92.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 6 0.6 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 74 6.9 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flat or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 43 4.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 174 16.4 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 545 51.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 253 23.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 3.5 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 440 41.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 303 28.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 281 26.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 6 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 37 3.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 41.2% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 745 69.6 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 279 26.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 46 4.3 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 26.1% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

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Household income Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 30.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 30.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.1% 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
None 51 4.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 421 39.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 382 35.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 164 15.4 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 4.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 260 24.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 766 71.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 44 4.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 71.6% 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.
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Male 59 56.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 46 43.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), 56.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.8% 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
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 949 -- 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 Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Burnett Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,484 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Burnett Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,484.

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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