2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Deception Bay

Code SSC30825 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 19,850
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 37
Families 5,121
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 7,661
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,111
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,538
Median weekly rent $305
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 9,733 49.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,123 51.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,043 5.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 19,850 people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

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Age Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,378 6.9 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,471 7.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,445 7.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,365 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,267 6.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,059 5.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,216 6.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,243 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,307 6.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,335 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,340 6.7 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,186 6.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,106 5.6 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,055 5.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 739 3.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 575 2.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 400 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 386 1.9 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Married 6,283 40.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 789 5.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,905 12.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 890 5.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,683 36.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.4% were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 5,551 40.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,768 12.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,386 46.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 242 3.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,408 22.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 226 3.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 207 3.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,051 16.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 135 2.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 222 3.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 307 4.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 398 6.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 201 3.2 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,817 29.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,104 7.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,165 7.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 479 3.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,762 17.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,391 15.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 830 5.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,698 17.3 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 24 0.2 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 1,615 10.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 55 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,046 13.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 15.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% 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 Deception Bay % 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 Deception Bay (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 14,275 72.0 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,552 22.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,460 7.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,019 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 11,014 55.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 55.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 4,446 53.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,452 29.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 466 5.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,002 12.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,366 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Deception Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 12.0% 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
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 792 10.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 690 9.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 976 13.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,759 23.9 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,690 36.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 547 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,270 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,111 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was $547.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,153 65.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,556 29.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,987 12.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,052 13.2 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% 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
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,109 20.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,813 24.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,676 10.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,548 9.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,759 34.4 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,993 38.9 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,285 25.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 82 1.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 38.9% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 25.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.5 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.5 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% 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
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 636 16.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 119 3.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 674 18.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 615 16.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 256 6.8 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,030 27.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 194 5.2 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 230 6.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,751 93.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 479 6.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 5,822 86.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 567 8.4 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 236 3.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 96 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 86.2% were separate houses, 8.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flat or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 30 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 162 2.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 697 10.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,523 52.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,172 32.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 179 2.6 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,589 23.5 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,210 32.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,727 40.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 31 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 200 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 23.5% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 40.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,939 73.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,560 23.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 255 3.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

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Household income Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.8% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 305 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.9 -- 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,538 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 422 6.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,527 37.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,290 33.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,240 18.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 281 4.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,132 16.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,421 80.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 201 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 80.3% 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.
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 501 48.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 542 52.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 48.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.0% 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
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,040 -- 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 Deception Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,040.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,606 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,606.

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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