2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

McEwens Beach

Code SSC31807 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 202
Male 50.7%
Female 49.3%
Median age 45
Families 57
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 80
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,343
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,907
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 104 50.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 101 49.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 9 4.6 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 202 people in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

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Age McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 8 4.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 9 4.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 17 8.8 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 11 5.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11 5.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3 1.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 9 4.6 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 10 5.2 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 20 10.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 13 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10 5.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 22 11.3 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 18 9.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 13 6.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 14 7.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3 1.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3 1.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Married 102 59.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 3 1.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 23 13.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8 4.6 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 37 21.4 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.0% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 84 56.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 21 14.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 44 29.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 0 0.0 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 10 20.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 12.2 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 4 8.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 6 12.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 6.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 20 40.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 32.7% in secondary school and 6.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 12 6.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 10 5.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3 1.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 34 19.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 18 10.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 15 8.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 35 20.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 19 10.9 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 24 13.8 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 10.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.7% 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 McEwens 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 McEwens Beach (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 161 82.6 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 16 7.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 3 1.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9 4.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 153 73.6 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 73.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 58 52.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 30 27.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 11 10.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 11 10.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 110 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 10.0% 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
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 11 11.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5 5.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 16 16.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 15 15.3 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 40 40.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 594 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,875 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,343 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs) was $594.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 115 67.3 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38 23.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 19 11.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 30 17.5 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% 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
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 27 16.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 42 25.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 27 16.1 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 16 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 McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 52.5 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 24 39.3 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 5 8.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 39.3% were couple families with children, 52.5% were couple families without children and 8.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% 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
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 11 19.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 4 7.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 19.6 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 3 5.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 12 21.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 5 8.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 7 12.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 79 100.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 0 0.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 100.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 0.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 79 100.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 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 McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 4 5.5 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 11 15.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 40 54.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 18 24.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 54.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 35 46.1 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 32 42.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 9 11.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 46.1% were owned outright, 42.1% were owned with a mortgage and 11.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 58 76.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 18 23.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.3% were family households, 23.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 17.2% 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,907 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 5.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 27 34.2 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 23 29.1 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 25 31.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 13 17.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 62 82.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 0 0.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 82.7% 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.
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Male 6 100.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), 100.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 25 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
McEwens Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 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 McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In McEwens Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census