2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Capalaba

Code SSC30528 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 17,333
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 37
Families 4,839
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 6,814
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,484
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,850
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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Expand People category,
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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
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Male 8,595 49.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 8,740 50.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 457 2.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 17,333 people in Capalaba (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

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Age Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,080 6.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,139 6.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,042 6.0 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,098 6.3 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,183 6.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,144 6.6 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,275 7.4 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,135 6.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,078 6.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,115 6.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,247 7.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,193 6.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,087 6.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 983 5.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 593 3.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 399 2.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 271 1.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 271 1.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Married 6,716 47.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 503 3.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,387 9.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 688 4.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,789 34.0 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.7% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 6,230 47.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,496 11.4 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,357 40.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 199 4.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 990 22.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 301 6.8 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 161 3.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 721 16.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 154 3.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 247 5.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 310 7.0 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 580 13.1 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 112 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 651 14.7 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 25.3% in secondary school and 20.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,965 14.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,287 9.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 491 3.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,730 19.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,518 17.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 660 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,058 14.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 13 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 1,038 7.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 48 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 864 6.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 17.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% 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 Capalaba % 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 Capalaba (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,886 74.4 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,742 27.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,323 7.6 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,022 5.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,609 55.4 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 55.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 5,619 59.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,812 29.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 450 4.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 626 6.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 9,507 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Capalaba (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 6.6% 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
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 946 10.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 794 8.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,068 12.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,864 21.0 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,760 42.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 703 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,747 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,484 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was $703.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,421 74.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,356 30.9 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,706 12.1 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,370 16.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.8% 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
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,403 24.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,077 29.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,723 12.2 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,215 8.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,773 36.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,178 45.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 822 17.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 66 1.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 45.0% were couple families with children, 36.6% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 21.7 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.3 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 21.7% of single parents were male and 78.3% 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
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 985 25.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 164 4.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 929 23.5 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 558 14.1 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 206 5.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 683 17.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 217 5.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 203 5.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,282 94.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 359 5.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 94.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 4,959 78.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,160 18.5 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 81 1.3 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 64 1.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 78.9% were separate houses, 18.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flat or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 32 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 243 3.9 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 710 11.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,614 41.5 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,549 40.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 145 2.3 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.3% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,824 29.0 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,667 42.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,644 26.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 15 0.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 145 2.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 29.0% were owned outright, 42.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,665 74.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,434 22.8 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 200 3.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

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Household income Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.5% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
None 303 4.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,883 29.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,386 37.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,526 24.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 191 3.0 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 736 11.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,411 86.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 141 2.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 86.1% 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.
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Male 205 44.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 253 55.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 44.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.2% were female. The median age was 22 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
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,474 -- 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 Capalaba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,474.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 350 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,872 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,872.

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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