2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Gordonvale

Code SSC31224 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,671
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 37
Families 1,774
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 2,564
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,345
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,359 50.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,312 49.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 819 12.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,671 people in Gordonvale (State Suburbs). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.3% of the population.

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Age Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 498 7.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 535 8.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 525 7.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 463 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 396 5.9 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 352 5.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 356 5.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 391 5.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 484 7.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 459 6.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 454 6.8 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 468 7.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 345 5.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 332 5.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 216 3.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 174 2.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 111 1.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 110 1.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gordonvale (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,341 45.8 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 206 4.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 461 9.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 250 4.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,855 36.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gordonvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,062 45.8 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 572 12.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,865 41.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 74 3.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 446 21.2 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 209 9.9 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 23 1.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 362 17.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 77 3.7 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 19 0.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 91 4.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 147 7.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 48 2.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 611 29.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 21.7% 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
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 521 10.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 391 7.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 154 3.0 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,085 21.2 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 704 13.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 263 5.1 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 798 15.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 447 8.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 22 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 601 11.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 13.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.6% 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 Gordonvale % 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 Gordonvale (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,421 81.3 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 952 14.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 416 6.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 351 5.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,414 66.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 66.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,835 58.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 895 28.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 179 5.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 255 8.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,164 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gordonvale (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 8.1% 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
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 274 9.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 266 9.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 359 12.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 614 21.1 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,225 42.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 658 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,515 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,345 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gordonvale (State Suburbs) was $658.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,593 70.4 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,571 30.8 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 565 11.0 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 991 19.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.8% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% 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
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,002 19.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,406 27.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 629 12.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 562 11.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 618 34.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 752 42.2 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 387 21.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 1.3 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 34.7% were couple families without children and 21.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 24.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 75.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% 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
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 316 23.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 55 4.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 308 22.5 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 183 13.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 68 5.0 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 240 17.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 88 6.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 112 8.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 23.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,247 93.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 157 6.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,084 92.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 4.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 57 2.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 0.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 41 1.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 295 13.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 993 44.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 864 38.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 2.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 656 29.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 865 38.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 657 29.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 13 0.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 54 2.4 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 29.2% were owned outright, 38.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,723 76.6 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 457 20.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 69 3.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 20.3% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

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Household income Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 18.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.0% 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
None 100 4.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 712 31.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 833 37.1 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 517 23.0 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 3.8 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 362 16.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,837 81.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 49 2.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 81.7% 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.
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Male 359 43.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 462 56.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), 43.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.3% were female. The median age was 17 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
Gordonvale % 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 1,045 -- 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 Gordonvale (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 $1,045.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gordonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,717 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Gordonvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,717.

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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