2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Centenary Heights

Code SSC30578 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,063
Male 47.3%
Female 52.7%
Median age 38
Families 1,643
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,796
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,179
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People — demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male 2,868 47.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,198 52.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 247 4.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,063 people in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

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Age Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 328 5.4 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 379 6.2 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 416 6.8 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 412 6.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 402 6.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 437 7.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 374 6.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 354 5.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 386 6.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 426 7.0 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 317 5.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 346 5.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 353 5.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 346 5.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 283 4.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 227 3.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 147 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 146 2.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,319 46.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 164 3.3 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 462 9.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 301 6.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,697 34.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,112 46.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 371 8.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,040 45.1 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 77 4.3 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 312 17.3 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 6.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 53 2.9 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 321 17.8 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 93 5.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 55 3.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 6.7 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 260 14.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 60 3.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 327 18.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 921 18.7 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 380 7.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 190 3.8 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 764 15.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 739 15.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 200 4.1 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 736 14.9 488,554 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 403 8.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 34 0.7 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 405 8.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 15.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.7% 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 Centenary 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 Centenary Heights (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,929 81.7 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 978 16.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 323 5.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 224 3.7 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,227 69.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 69.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,632 55.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 972 33.2 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 129 4.4 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 199 6.8 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,932 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 33.2% were employed part-time and 6.8% 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
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 327 12.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 292 10.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 352 12.9 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 595 21.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,037 38.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 619 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,453 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,179 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs) was $619.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,748 75.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,436 29.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 629 12.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,127 22.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% 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
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,096 22.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,470 29.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 664 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 520 10.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 654 39.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 619 37.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 347 21.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 26 1.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 37.6% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 21.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.5 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% 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
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 248 19.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 54 4.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 284 22.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 181 14.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 93 7.3 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 283 22.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 58 4.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 70 5.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,440 90.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 250 9.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,950 79.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 430 17.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 57 2.3 186,780 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 Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 79.9% were separate houses, 17.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 39 1.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 369 15.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,337 55.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 629 25.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 51 2.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 55.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 785 32.3 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 732 30.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 843 34.6 566,478 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 66 2.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 32.3% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,622 66.7 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 722 29.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 88 3.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 29.7% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 22.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.8% 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None 144 5.9 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,010 41.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 828 34.1 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 363 15.0 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 3.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 376 15.4 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,004 82.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 56 2.3 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 82.3% 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.
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Male 117 48.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 125 51.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), 48.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.7% 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
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,125 -- 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 Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Centenary Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 315 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Centenary Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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