2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Manly West

Code SSC31765 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 11,978
Male 47.6%
Female 52.4%
Median age 39
Families 3,359
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 4,691
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,637
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

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
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Male 5,701 47.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,270 52.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 290 2.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,978 people in Manly West (State Suburbs). Of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 771 6.4 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 864 7.2 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 845 7.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 824 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 624 5.2 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 550 4.6 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 710 5.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 802 6.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 972 8.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 921 7.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 824 6.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 697 5.8 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 573 4.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 525 4.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 487 4.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 388 3.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 289 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 298 2.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Manly West (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Married 4,807 50.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 279 2.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 821 8.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 578 6.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,002 31.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Manly West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,405 50.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 880 10.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,441 39.4 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Manly West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 171 4.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 750 21.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 270 7.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 145 4.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 339 9.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 257 7.3 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 260 7.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 179 5.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 479 13.7 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 87 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 567 16.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 18.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,888 19.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 976 10.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 300 3.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,423 15.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,581 16.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 398 4.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,233 13.0 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 11 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 714 7.5 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 17 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 697 7.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Manly West (State Suburbs), 16.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.2% 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 Manly West % 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 Manly West (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 9,162 76.7 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,715 22.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,006 8.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 661 5.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 6,987 58.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 58.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Manly West % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Manly West % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Manly West % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,655 59.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,810 29.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 268 4.4 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 396 6.5 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 6,129 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Manly West (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 6.5% 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
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 651 11.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 514 9.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 652 11.4 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,101 19.2 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,554 44.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Manly West (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 741 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,985 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,637 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Manly West (State Suburbs) was $741.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,217 76.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,048 32.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,087 11.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,936 20.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Manly West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,229 23.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,856 30.1 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,264 13.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 864 9.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Manly West (State Suburbs), 30.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,146 34.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,578 47.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 570 17.0 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 65 1.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Manly West (State Suburbs), 47.0% were couple families with children, 34.1% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.8 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.2 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% 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
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 670 24.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 83 3.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 647 23.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 374 13.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 121 4.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 512 18.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 127 4.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 185 6.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Manly West (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,287 94.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 255 5.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 3,425 79.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 842 19.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 17 0.4 186,780 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 Manly West (State Suburbs), 79.9% were separate houses, 19.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 73 1.7 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 502 11.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,961 45.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,667 38.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 1.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Manly West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 11.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,344 31.3 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,680 39.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,025 23.9 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 154 3.6 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 92 2.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Manly West (State Suburbs), 31.3% were owned outright, 39.1% were owned with a mortgage and 23.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,286 76.6 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 889 20.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 116 2.7 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Manly West (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 17.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.8% 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
None 250 5.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,393 32.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,700 39.6 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 836 19.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 2.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 32.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 555 12.9 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,658 85.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 84 2.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 85.1% 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.
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Male 153 52.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 138 47.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Manly West (State Suburbs), 52.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.4% 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
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,728 -- 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 Manly West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,728.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Manly West % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 323 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Manly West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $323 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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