2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Burpengary East

Code SSC30455 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,433
Male 49.7%
Female 50.3%
Median age 45
Families 1,839
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,554
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,378
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3

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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
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,196 49.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,234 50.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 152 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,433 people in Burpengary East (State Suburbs). Of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 295 4.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 338 5.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 425 6.6 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 401 6.2 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 398 6.2 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 287 4.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 280 4.4 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 303 4.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 434 6.7 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 492 7.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 466 7.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 401 6.2 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 379 5.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 453 7.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 419 6.5 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 305 4.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 208 3.2 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 151 2.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Burpengary East (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Married 3,048 56.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 141 2.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 420 7.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 362 6.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,403 26.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Burpengary East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,758 55.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 489 9.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,716 34.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 52 3.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 279 17.3 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 124 7.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 80 5.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 247 15.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 108 6.7 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 87 5.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 5.0 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 160 9.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 48 3.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 343 21.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 27.1% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 466 8.7 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 442 8.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 170 3.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,089 20.3 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 815 15.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 230 4.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 909 16.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 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 594 11.1 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 38 0.7 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 466 8.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 15.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.2% 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 Burpengary East % 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 Burpengary East (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,044 78.5 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,269 19.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 436 6.8 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 309 4.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,102 63.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 63.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,809 59.4 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 885 29.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 179 5.9 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 171 5.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,044 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burpengary East (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 29.1% 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
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 325 11.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 239 8.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 322 11.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 565 19.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,248 43.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 594 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,713 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,378 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burpengary East (State Suburbs) was $594.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,843 71.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,492 27.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 616 11.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 813 15.1 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.1% 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
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,105 20.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,415 26.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 719 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 596 11.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 845 45.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 818 44.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 161 8.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 19 1.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 44.4% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 8.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 22.4 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.6 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 22.4% of single parents were male and 77.6% 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
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 366 22.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 56 3.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 303 18.2 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 210 12.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 72 4.3 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 472 28.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 92 5.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 91 5.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 18.2% 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,292 93.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 153 6.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,285 99.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.1 186,780 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 Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 99.7% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 42 1.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 507 22.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 457 20.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,240 54.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 1.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 22.1% had 2 bedrooms and 20.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,102 48.0 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 889 38.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 243 10.6 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 50 2.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 48.0% were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 10.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,752 76.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 492 21.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 45 2.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.5% were family households, 21.5% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.1% 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
None 92 4.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 654 28.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 684 29.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 798 34.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 60 2.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 28.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 368 16.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,879 82.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 44 1.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 82.0% 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.
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Male 70 47.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 79 53.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), 47.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.0% were female. The median age was 30 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
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,027 -- 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 Burpengary East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,027.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Burpengary East % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 450 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Burpengary East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,100.

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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