2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Kewarra Beach

Code SSC31532 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 5,652
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%
Median age 41
Families 1,619
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,367
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,548
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $385
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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Expand People category,
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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
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 2,731 48.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,915 51.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 135 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,652 people in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 391 6.9 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 416 7.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 381 6.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 344 6.1 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 242 4.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 240 4.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 347 6.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 380 6.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 461 8.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 484 8.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 473 8.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 429 7.6 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 337 6.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 319 5.6 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 197 3.5 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 102 1.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 65 1.2 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 39 0.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Married 2,348 52.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 165 3.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 431 9.6 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 147 3.3 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,376 30.8 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,034 51.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 586 14.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,319 33.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 78 4.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 264 15.2 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 166 9.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 97 5.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 192 11.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 113 6.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 60 3.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 86 4.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 207 11.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 59 3.4 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 418 24.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 803 17.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 505 11.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 166 3.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 746 16.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 755 16.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 256 5.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 465 10.4 488,554 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 204 4.6 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 8 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 438 9.8 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 16.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.3% 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 Kewarra Beach % 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 Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,764 66.8 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,748 30.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 395 7.0 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 395 7.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,670 47.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 47.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,692 57.3 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 946 32.0 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 133 4.5 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 182 6.2 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 2,953 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 6.2% 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
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 285 10.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 251 9.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 411 14.8 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 521 18.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,169 42.2 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 737 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,693 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,548 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs) was $737.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,370 75.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,314 29.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 455 10.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 852 19.1 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% 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
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 925 20.8 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,423 31.9 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 596 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 423 9.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 31.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 684 42.5 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 673 41.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 246 15.3 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 0.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 16.2 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.8 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% 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
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 309 22.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 63 4.7 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 293 21.6 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 197 14.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 91 6.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 210 15.5 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 79 5.8 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 112 8.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,997 90.1 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 220 9.9 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,851 92.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 3.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 68 3.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 21 1.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 145 7.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 843 42.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 957 47.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 38 1.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.2% had 2 bedrooms and 42.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 531 26.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 835 41.6 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 588 29.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 46 2.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 26.4% were owned outright, 41.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,590 79.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 345 17.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 73 3.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.2% were family households, 17.2% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.4% 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 385 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 32 1.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 672 33.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 900 44.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 360 17.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 2.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 33.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 144 7.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,824 90.8 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 40 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 90.8% 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.
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 73 55.3 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 59 44.7 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), 55.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.7% were female. The median age was 23 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
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,731 -- 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 Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,731.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kewarra Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 370 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,934 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Kewarra Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,934.

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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