2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Bushland Beach

Code SSC30463 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,181
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 32
Families 1,760
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 2,218
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,873
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

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
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,077 49.8 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,105 50.2 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 232 3.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,181 people in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 565 9.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 571 9.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 511 8.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 411 6.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 330 5.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 404 6.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 484 7.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 526 8.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 525 8.5 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 483 7.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 365 5.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 292 4.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 271 4.4 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 203 3.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 132 2.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 55 0.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 27 0.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,410 53.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 186 4.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 353 7.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 85 1.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,500 33.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,124 52.3 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 739 18.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,197 29.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 105 5.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 311 15.2 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 373 18.3 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 58 2.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 219 10.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 233 11.4 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 53 2.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 109 5.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 201 9.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 46 2.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 333 16.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.2% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 624 13.8 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 414 9.1 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 232 5.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 986 21.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 731 16.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 245 5.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 640 14.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 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 216 4.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 344 7.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 16.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 27.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.1% 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 Bushland Beach % 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 Bushland Beach (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,152 83.8 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 881 14.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 405 6.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 350 5.7 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,205 67.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 67.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,003 61.2 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 830 25.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 166 5.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 276 8.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,275 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 8.4% 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
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 277 9.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 216 7.2 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 335 11.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 626 20.9 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,378 45.9 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 834 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,956 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,873 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs) was $834.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,492 76.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,796 39.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 447 9.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 696 15.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.6% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% 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
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 976 21.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,394 30.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 624 13.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 500 11.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 30.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 626 35.5 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 892 50.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 229 13.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 18 1.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 50.5% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 16.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% 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
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 411 26.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 44 2.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 311 20.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 226 14.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 64 4.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 190 12.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 88 5.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 192 12.6 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,966 92.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 161 7.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,935 98.4 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.1 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 10 0.5 186,780 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 Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 98.4% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 25 1.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 426 21.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,478 75.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.6 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 1.3% had 2 bedrooms and 21.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 347 17.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 930 47.2 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 652 33.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 38 1.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 17.6% were owned outright, 47.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,730 87.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 187 9.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 52 2.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.9% were family households, 9.5% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

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Household income Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 8.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.9% 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 0.5 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 468 23.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,005 51.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 434 22.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.1 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 23.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 51.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 119 6.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,804 92.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 37 1.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 92.0% 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.
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 137 59.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 95 40.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), 59.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 40.9% were female. The median age was 20 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
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,787 -- 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 Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,787.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bushland Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 343 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,965 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bushland Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $343 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,965.

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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