2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Kearneys Spring

Code SSC31511 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 8,552
Male 46.2%
Female 53.8%
Median age 35
Families 2,091
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 3,940
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,112
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,946 46.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,604 53.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 286 3.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,552 people in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs). Of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

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Age Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 644 7.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 537 6.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 419 4.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 461 5.4 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 658 7.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 743 8.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 762 8.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 518 6.1 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 453 5.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 378 4.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 361 4.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 416 4.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 408 4.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 429 5.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 338 3.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 319 3.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 299 3.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 415 4.8 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Married 3,198 46.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 254 3.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 593 8.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 635 9.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,267 32.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,712 44.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 530 8.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,860 46.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 112 4.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 435 16.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 97 3.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 114 4.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 245 9.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 80 2.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 85 3.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 178 6.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 542 19.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 92 3.4 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 738 27.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.8% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 26.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,392 20.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 558 8.0 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 172 2.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 903 13.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,065 15.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 249 3.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 907 13.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 8 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 678 9.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 58 0.8 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 810 11.7 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 15.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.0% 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 Kearneys Spring % 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 Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,847 68.7 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,403 28.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 364 4.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 284 3.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,804 56.2 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 56.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,173 57.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,129 29.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 159 4.2 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 346 9.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,807 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 9.1% 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
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 381 11.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 317 9.2 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 433 12.5 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 827 23.9 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,346 38.9 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 618 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,385 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,112 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,696 67.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,798 25.9 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 730 10.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,289 18.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% 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
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,466 21.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,765 25.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 824 11.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 641 9.2 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 899 43.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 753 36.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 398 19.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 40 1.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 36.0% were couple families with children, 43.0% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 10.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 89.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 10.6% of single parents were male and 89.4% 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
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 344 20.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 67 4.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 281 17.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 255 15.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 111 6.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 433 26.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 74 4.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 86 5.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 17.0% 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,396 91.3 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 323 8.7 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,921 56.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 788 23.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 542 16.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 47 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 56.6% were separate houses, 23.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.0% were flat or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 79 2.3 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 830 24.4 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,365 40.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 963 28.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 159 4.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 24.4% had 2 bedrooms and 40.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 911 26.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 757 22.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,477 43.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 83 2.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 172 5.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 26.8% were owned outright, 22.3% were owned with a mortgage and 43.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,072 60.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,127 33.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 207 6.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.8% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

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Household income Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.3% 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.5 -- 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
None 304 8.9 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,501 44.1 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,049 30.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 353 10.4 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 197 5.8 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 44.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 574 16.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,652 78.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 174 5.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 78.0% 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.
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Male 129 45.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 154 54.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), 45.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.4% 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
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,055 -- 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 Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,055.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kearneys Spring % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 295 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,509 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Kearneys Spring (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,509.

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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