2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Little Mountain

Code SSC31682 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 10,212
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 41
Families 2,829
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 3,819
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,361
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $415
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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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
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Male 4,933 48.3 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,275 51.7 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 208 2.0 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 10,212 people in Little Mountain (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

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Age Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 580 5.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 764 7.5 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 827 8.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 766 7.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 476 4.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 415 4.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 527 5.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 571 5.6 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 753 7.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 805 7.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 607 5.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 574 5.6 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 508 5.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 540 5.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 497 4.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 400 3.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 330 3.2 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 278 2.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Little Mountain (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Married 4,408 54.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 281 3.5 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 691 8.6 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 493 6.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,179 27.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Little Mountain (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,971 54.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 713 9.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,585 35.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 130 4.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 777 26.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 135 4.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 119 4.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 648 21.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 119 4.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 117 3.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 143 4.8 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 312 10.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 69 2.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 418 14.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.3% were in primary school, 29.7% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 998 12.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 825 10.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 326 4.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,523 19.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,275 15.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 423 5.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,213 15.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 633 7.9 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 19 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 589 7.3 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 15.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.3% 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 Little Mountain % 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 Little Mountain (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,580 74.6 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,612 25.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 699 6.8 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 523 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,922 58.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 58.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,497 52.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,737 36.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 216 4.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 284 6.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,734 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Little Mountain (State Suburbs). Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 36.7% were employed part-time and 6.0% 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
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 612 13.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 474 10.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 652 14.6 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 745 16.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,753 39.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 588 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,544 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,361 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Little Mountain (State Suburbs) was $588.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,991 74.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,545 31.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 857 10.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,567 19.5 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% 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
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,767 22.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,289 28.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,101 13.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 839 10.4 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,103 38.9 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,310 46.2 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 396 14.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 0.8 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 46.2% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 14.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 13.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 86.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% 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
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 416 17.3 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 109 4.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 585 24.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 300 12.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 129 5.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 607 25.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 113 4.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 150 6.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 17.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,493 94.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 223 6.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,874 82.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 383 11.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 4 0.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 227 6.5 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 82.3% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 6.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 117 3.3 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 452 12.9 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,006 28.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,845 52.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 60 1.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 12.9% had 2 bedrooms and 28.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,187 33.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,354 38.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 779 22.2 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 110 3.1 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 72 2.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 33.9% were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,754 78.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 661 18.9 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 77 2.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

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Household income Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 19.4% 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 415 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
None 121 3.5 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,131 32.3 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,393 39.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 781 22.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 76 2.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 403 11.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,031 86.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 66 1.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 86.6% 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.
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Male 107 52.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 96 47.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), 52.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.3% were female. The median age was 16 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
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,337 -- 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 Little Mountain (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,337.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Little Mountain % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 413 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,896 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Little Mountain (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $413 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,896.

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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