2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Esk (Qld)

Code SSC30994 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,698
Male 48.6%
Female 51.4%
Median age 54
Families 475
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 874
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $807
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $235
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
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Male 824 48.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 873 51.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 56 3.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,698 people in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

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Age Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 54 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 87 5.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 86 5.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 90 5.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 66 3.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 60 3.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 57 3.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 60 3.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 84 4.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 63 3.7 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 102 6.0 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 127 7.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 138 8.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 179 10.5 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 202 11.8 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 150 8.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 81 4.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 47 2.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 26 1.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 54 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Married 726 50.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 67 4.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 203 14.1 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 110 7.6 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 333 23.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 18.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 641 49.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 130 10.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 527 40.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 7 1.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 99 26.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 2.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 5 1.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 79 21.1 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 11 2.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 1.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 18 4.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 7 1.9 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 130 34.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 122 8.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 122 8.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 33 2.3 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 233 16.2 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 191 13.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 68 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 275 19.2 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 186 13.0 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 178 12.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 13.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.5% 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 Esk (Qld) % 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 Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,303 77.2 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 302 17.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 103 6.0 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 92 5.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,090 64.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 64.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 294 54.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 171 31.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 27 5.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 51 9.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 543 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 9.4% 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
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 57 11.5 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 59 11.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 54 10.9 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 87 17.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 211 42.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 440 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 957 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 807 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $440.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,019 70.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 318 22.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 225 15.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 343 23.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% provided care for children and 15.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.9% 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
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 233 16.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 348 24.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 219 15.2 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 221 15.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 267 56.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 127 26.7 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 70 14.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 12 2.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.7% were couple families with children, 56.1% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 23.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.9% of single parents were male and 76.1% 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
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 47 12.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 12 3.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 42 10.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 49 12.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 33 8.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 172 44.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 6 1.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 28 7.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 10.8% 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 726 89.3 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 10.7 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 667 91.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.4 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 9 1.2 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 6 0.8 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.9% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flat or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 35 4.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 169 23.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 361 49.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 128 17.6 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 4.4 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 23.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 318 43.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 191 26.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 174 24.0 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 1.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 34 4.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 43.8% were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 24.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 463 63.4 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 236 32.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 31 4.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

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Household income Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 33.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 33.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.6% 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 29 4.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 311 42.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 222 30.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 127 17.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 5.9 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 160 22.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 528 72.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 36 5.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 72.9% 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.
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Male 27 43.5 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 35 56.5 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), 43.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.5% were female. The median age was 28 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
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 919 -- 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 Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $919.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Esk (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,150 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Esk (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,150.

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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