2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Carina Heights

Code SSC30543 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,732
Male 46.9%
Female 53.1%
Median age 34
Families 1,811
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 3,009
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,678
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $395
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,157 46.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,576 53.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 161 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,732 people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 432 6.4 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 326 4.9 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 309 4.6 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 401 6.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 567 8.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 690 10.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 661 9.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 552 8.2 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 450 6.7 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 397 5.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 416 6.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 383 5.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 331 4.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 272 4.1 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 196 2.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 124 1.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 107 1.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 102 1.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,268 40.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 182 3.2 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 519 9.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 232 4.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,463 43.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.0% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,050 39.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 713 13.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,438 46.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 78 4.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 291 15.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 5.2 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 40 2.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 183 9.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 126 6.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 47 2.5 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 127 6.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 493 26.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 57 3.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 316 17.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.9% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 33.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,716 30.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 561 9.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 162 2.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 672 11.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,083 19.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 195 3.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 433 7.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 6 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 324 5.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 21 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 361 6.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 19.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.9% 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 Carina Heights % 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 Carina Heights (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,635 69.3 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,262 33.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 533 7.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 406 6.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,200 47.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 47.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,463 63.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,078 27.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 146 3.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 220 5.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,907 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carina Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 63.0% were employed full time, 27.6% 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
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 377 10.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 310 8.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 387 10.5 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 768 20.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,696 46.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 818 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,953 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,678 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was $818.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,349 76.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,429 25.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 580 10.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,036 18.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Carina Heights (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, 25.3% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% 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
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,672 29.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,716 30.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 567 10.0 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 390 6.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 747 41.2 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 662 36.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 356 19.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 47 2.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 36.5% were couple families with children, 41.2% were couple families without children and 19.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 11.2 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.8 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 11.2% of single parents were male and 88.8% 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
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 437 31.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 57 4.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 312 22.2 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 206 14.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 77 5.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 184 13.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 68 4.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 67 4.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 31.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,665 91.9 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 236 8.1 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,442 54.1 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,119 42.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 98 3.7 186,780 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 Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 54.1% were separate houses, 42.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 23 0.9 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 610 22.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,453 54.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 527 19.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 1.8 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 22.8% had 2 bedrooms and 54.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 609 22.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 808 30.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,185 44.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7 0.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 61 2.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 22.8% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 44.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,777 66.4 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 705 26.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 194 7.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.4% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

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Household income Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 16.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.9% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 395 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.9 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor-only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None 223 8.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,098 41.2 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 913 34.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 367 13.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 66 2.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 299 11.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,309 86.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 58 2.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 86.6% 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.
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male 76 45.5 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 91 54.5 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 45.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.5% 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
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,515 -- 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 Carina Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,515.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 365 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,021 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $365 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,021.

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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