2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Meadowbrook

Code SSC31811 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,113
Male 49.7%
Female 50.3%
Median age 35
Families 775
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 1,071
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,562
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $365
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
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,547 49.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,567 50.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 89 2.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,113 people in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs). Of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

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Age Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 207 6.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 220 7.1 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 201 6.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 238 7.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 234 7.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 217 7.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 218 7.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 219 7.0 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 249 8.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 204 6.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 174 5.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 209 6.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 149 4.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 151 4.9 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 91 2.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 67 2.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 35 1.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 27 0.9 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,156 46.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 90 3.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 252 10.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 81 3.3 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 901 36.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 970 44.8 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 225 10.4 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 971 44.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 44 4.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 169 16.3 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 41 4.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 50 4.8 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 142 13.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 30 2.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 41 4.0 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 5.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 147 14.2 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 19 1.8 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 297 28.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 19.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 331 13.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 200 8.1 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 82 3.3 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 405 16.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 445 18.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 142 5.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 336 13.6 488,554 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 165 6.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 19 0.8 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 298 12.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 18.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% 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 Meadowbrook % 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 Meadowbrook (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,810 58.9 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,274 40.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 208 6.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 159 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,186 38.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 38.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 897 58.3 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 437 28.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 77 5.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 127 8.3 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,538 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 8.3% 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
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 139 9.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 123 8.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 174 12.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 342 24.3 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 550 39.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 644 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,655 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,562 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs) was $644.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,638 66.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 751 30.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 257 10.4 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 396 15.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.3% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% 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
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 566 22.9 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 613 24.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 270 10.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 185 7.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 231 29.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 383 49.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 143 18.3 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 3.1 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 49.0% were couple families with children, 29.6% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.5 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.5 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% 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
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 133 21.4 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 22 3.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 129 20.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 116 18.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 29 4.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 117 18.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 39 6.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 37 5.9 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 962 96.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 4.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 791 82.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 10.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 60 6.2 186,780 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 Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 82.2% were separate houses, 10.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 47 4.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 7 0.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 342 35.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 548 56.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 2.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 0.7% had 2 bedrooms and 35.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 200 20.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 359 37.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 370 38.7 566,478 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 28 2.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 20.9% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 38.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 731 76.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 172 17.9 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 56 5.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.2% were family households, 17.9% were single person households and 5.8% were group households.

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Household income Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.7% 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 365 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
None 31 3.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 295 30.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 355 37.1 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 235 24.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 4.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 98 10.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 836 86.8 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 29 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 86.8% 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.
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Male 56 58.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 39 41.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), 58.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 41.1% were female. The median age was 18 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
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,375 -- 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 Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Meadowbrook % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 365 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Meadowbrook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $365 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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