2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Chinchilla

Code SSC30606 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,612
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 33
Families 1,592
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 3,106
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,332
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,654
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,310 50.1 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,303 49.9 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 386 5.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,612 people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs). Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.8% of the population.

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Age Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 579 8.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 565 8.5 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 455 6.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 398 6.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 424 6.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 516 7.8 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 478 7.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 443 6.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 410 6.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 415 6.3 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 407 6.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 352 5.3 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 265 4.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 264 4.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 191 2.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 174 2.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 134 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 140 2.1 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,425 48.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 236 4.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 367 7.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 310 6.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,675 33.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,950 48.3 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 554 13.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,533 38.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 83 3.7 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 410 18.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 146 6.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 99 4.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 403 18.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 31 1.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 123 5.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 66 3.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 27 1.2 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 846 37.9 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 33.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 8.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 475 9.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 327 6.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 179 3.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 829 16.6 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 627 12.5 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 234 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 810 16.2 488,554 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 589 11.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 12 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 833 16.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 12.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.5% 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 Chinchilla % 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 Chinchilla (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,285 80.2 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 610 9.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 228 3.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 185 2.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,758 71.8 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 71.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,697 57.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 844 28.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 184 6.2 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 219 7.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,944 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chinchilla (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 7.4% 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
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 322 11.8 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 212 7.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 313 11.5 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 349 12.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,346 49.3 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 655 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,684 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,332 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was $655.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,369 67.1 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,537 30.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 480 9.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,146 22.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% 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
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 974 19.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,195 23.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 640 12.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 559 11.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 627 39.4 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 675 42.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 274 17.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 1.1 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 42.4% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 18.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% 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
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 250 19.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 289 22.2 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 231 17.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 74 5.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 198 15.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 96 7.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 122 9.4 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,215 80.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 533 19.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 80.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,892 85.4 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 5.8 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 176 7.9 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 8 0.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 85.4% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 31 1.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 245 11.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 894 40.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 973 43.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 68 3.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 11.1% had 2 bedrooms and 40.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 572 25.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 549 24.8 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,010 45.6 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 12 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 74 3.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 25.8% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 45.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,577 71.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 568 25.6 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 76 3.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,654 -- 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
None 103 4.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 778 35.0 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 793 35.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 450 20.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 98 4.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 415 18.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,728 77.8 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 77 3.5 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 77.8% 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.
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Male 182 47.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 204 52.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 47.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.8% were female. The median age was 18 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
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,018 -- 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 Chinchilla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,018.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 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