2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Mooloolah Valley

Code SSC31912 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,321
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 40
Families 961
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 1,227
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,453
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,848
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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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
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,625 48.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,698 51.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 73 2.2 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,321 people in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs). Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

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Age Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 219 6.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 253 7.6 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 263 7.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 207 6.3 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 159 4.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 117 3.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 201 6.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 220 6.6 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 298 9.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 244 7.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 244 7.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 212 6.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 201 6.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 176 5.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 123 3.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 77 2.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 60 1.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 35 1.1 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,408 54.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 92 3.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 255 9.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 83 3.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 752 29.0 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,267 54.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 300 12.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 780 33.2 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 41 4.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 244 24.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 24 2.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 66 6.7 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 164 16.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 41 4.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 42 4.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 5.4 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 92 9.3 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 25 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 195 19.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 25.1% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 384 14.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 282 10.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 89 3.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 536 20.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 360 14.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 108 4.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 369 14.3 488,554 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 148 5.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 227 8.8 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 14.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.9% 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 Mooloolah Valley % 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 Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,538 76.8 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 689 20.8 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 260 7.8 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 207 6.2 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,973 59.4 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 59.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 867 53.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 587 35.9 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 74 4.5 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 106 6.5 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,634 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 35.9% 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
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 185 12.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 179 11.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 217 14.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 259 17.1 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 609 40.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 621 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,561 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,453 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs) was $621.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,034 78.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 871 33.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 350 13.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 537 20.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.6% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% 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
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 540 20.9 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 761 29.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 402 15.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 325 12.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 372 39.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 439 46.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 137 14.4 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 46.1% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 18.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% 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
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 130 16.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 44 5.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 213 26.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 100 12.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 45 5.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 171 21.2 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 44 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 61 7.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 26.4% 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,109 94.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 71 6.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

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

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,071 96.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 2.5 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 17 1.5 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 83 7.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 473 42.5 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 520 46.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.3 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 7.5% had 2 bedrooms and 42.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 314 28.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 564 50.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 187 16.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 26 2.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 22 2.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 28.2% were owned outright, 50.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 927 83.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 155 14.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 23 2.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.9% were family households, 14.0% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.6 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 16.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.3% 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,848 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
None 9 0.8 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 277 25.0 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 451 40.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 345 31.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 2.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 98 8.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 998 90.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 12 1.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 90.1% 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.
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Male 33 45.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 40 54.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), 45.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.8% were female. The median age was 26 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
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,449 -- 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 Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,449.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mooloolah Valley % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 373 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,727 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mooloolah Valley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $373 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,727.

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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