2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Goomeri

Code SSC31208 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 664
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 52
Families 163
Average children per family
for families with children 2.2
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 361
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $751
Median monthly mortgage repayments $997
Median weekly rent $173
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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Male 332 49.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 340 50.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 58 8.7 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 664 people in Goomeri (State Suburbs). Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.7% of the population.

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Age Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 31 4.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 41 6.1 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 43 6.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 33 4.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 31 4.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 21 3.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 18 2.7 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 36 5.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 26 3.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 43 6.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 40 5.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 52 7.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 61 9.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 79 11.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 58 8.6 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 30 4.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 20 3.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Goomeri (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Married 289 52.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 18 3.3 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 60 10.9 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 41 7.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 140 25.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Goomeri (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 230 50.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 40 8.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 186 40.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 9 5.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 46 27.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 24 14.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 1.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 5.4 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 1.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 1.8 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 69 41.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 18.1% in secondary school and 7.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 49 9.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 31 5.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 8 1.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 79 14.6 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 75 13.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 23 4.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 101 18.7 488,554 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 85 15.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 87 16.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 13.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.7% 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 Goomeri % 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 Goomeri (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 535 79.7 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 65 9.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 43 6.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 25 3.7 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 472 70.6 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 70.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 103 45.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 82 35.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 14 6.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 30 13.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 229 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goomeri (State Suburbs). Of these 45.0% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 13.1% 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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 25 12.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 26 12.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 34 16.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 29 13.9 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 76 36.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% 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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 438 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 891 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 751 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goomeri (State Suburbs) was $438.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 377 68.1 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 108 19.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 89 16.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 141 25.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 16.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.6% 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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 92 16.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 125 22.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 92 16.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 71 12.7 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 98 60.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 43 26.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 22 13.5 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 26.4% were couple families with children, 60.1% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% 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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 12 8.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 12 8.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 11.6 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 22 15.0 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 11 7.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 57 38.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 10 6.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 6 4.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 8.2% had both partners employed full-time, 8.2% had both employed part-time and 11.6% 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 277 84.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 15.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 246 88.8 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 20 7.2 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 11 4.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 88.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flat or apartments and 4.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 17 6.3 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 63 23.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 117 43.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 63 23.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 3.0 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.3% had 1 bedroom, 23.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 119 44.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 54 20.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 88 32.7 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 8 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomeri (State Suburbs), 44.2% were owned outright, 20.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 162 59.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 101 36.9 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 11 4.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.1% were family households, 36.9% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

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Household income Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 40.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.2% 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 173 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 997 -- 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
None 19 7.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 108 39.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 81 29.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 47 17.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 6.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% 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 Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 88 33.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 170 63.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 9 3.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 63.7% 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.
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Male 24 40.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 35 59.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), 40.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 59.3% were female. The median age was 14 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
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 665 -- 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 Goomeri (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $665.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Goomeri % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 178 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Goomeri (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $178 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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