2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Highgate Hill

Code SSC31343 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,194
Male 50.3%
Female 49.7%
Median age 33
Families 1,280
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 2,820
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,548
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,066
Median weekly rent $365
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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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
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,119 50.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,079 49.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 73 1.2 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,194 people in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 205 3.3 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 202 3.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 371 6.0 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 411 6.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 761 12.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 687 11.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 572 9.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 389 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 461 7.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 471 7.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 405 6.5 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 360 5.8 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 279 4.5 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 178 2.9 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 148 2.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 108 1.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 80 1.3 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 105 1.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,702 31.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 159 2.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 465 8.6 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 172 3.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,919 53.9 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.4% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,377 30.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 629 13.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,590 56.4 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 37 1.6 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 231 9.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 2.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 18 0.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 309 13.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 29 1.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 38 1.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 5.2 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 881 37.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 58 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 550 23.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 37.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.5% were in primary school, 16.4% in secondary school and 43.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,284 42.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 390 7.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 93 1.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 315 5.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 961 17.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 144 2.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 250 4.6 488,554 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 226 4.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 29 0.5 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 633 11.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% 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 Highgate Hill % 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 Highgate Hill (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,477 56.3 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,489 40.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 490 7.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 365 5.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,236 36.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 36.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,936 53.9 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,243 34.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 143 4.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 270 7.5 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,592 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 7.5% 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
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 455 13.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 384 11.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 408 12.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 554 16.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,386 41.6 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 729 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,126 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,548 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs) was $729.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,851 71.1 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,058 19.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 483 8.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,360 25.1 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.6% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.1% 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
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,634 30.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,512 27.9 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 459 8.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 246 4.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.5% 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 531 41.2 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 507 39.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 209 16.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 41 3.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 39.4% were couple families with children, 41.2% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 20.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% 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
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 268 26.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 63 6.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 255 24.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 138 13.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 71 6.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 119 11.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 34 3.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 84 8.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 26.0% had both partners employed full-time, 6.1% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,327 89.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 271 10.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 888 38.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 118 5.1 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,296 55.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 5 0.2 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 38.2% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 55.7% were flat or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 38 1.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 387 16.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 803 34.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 572 24.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 463 19.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 2.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 16.6% had 1 bedroom, 34.5% had 2 bedrooms and 24.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 497 21.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 501 21.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,254 53.9 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 67 2.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 21.4% were owned outright, 21.5% were owned with a mortgage and 53.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,250 53.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 744 32.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 327 14.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 53.9% were family households, 32.1% were single person households and 14.1% were group households.

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Household income Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 20.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.1% 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 365 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 21.4 -- 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,066 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
None 355 15.3 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,091 47.0 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 589 25.4 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 208 9.0 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 3.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 47.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 266 11.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,987 85.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 69 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 85.6% 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.
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Male 33 47.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 36 52.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), 47.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.2% were female. The median age was 27 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
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,291 -- 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 Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Highgate Hill % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 395 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Highgate Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 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