2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Mount Gravatt

Code SSC31986 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,366
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 36
Families 839
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 1,457
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,484
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,645 48.8 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,723 51.2 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 38 1.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,366 people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 225 6.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 184 5.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 169 5.0 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 236 7.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 258 7.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 240 7.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 313 9.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 249 7.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 231 6.8 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 207 6.1 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 189 5.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 182 5.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 139 4.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 169 5.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 111 3.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 108 3.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 89 2.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 85 2.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% 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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,223 43.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 68 2.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 270 9.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 158 5.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,065 38.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.9% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,117 45.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 275 11.3 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,050 43.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 40 3.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 157 15.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 77 7.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 12 1.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 88 8.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 51 4.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 30 2.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 5.4 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 302 28.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 27 2.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 205 19.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.1% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 34.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 890 31.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 255 9.1 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 66 2.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 309 11.1 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 498 17.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 75 2.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 218 7.8 488,554 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 151 5.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 241 8.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.1% 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 Mount Gravatt % 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 Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,297 68.8 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,055 31.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 246 7.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 199 5.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,678 49.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 49.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,032 58.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 520 29.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 84 4.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 128 7.3 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,764 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 7.3% 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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 184 11.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 156 9.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 186 11.4 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 330 20.2 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 699 42.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 722 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,038 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,484 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was $722.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,034 72.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 732 26.2 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 308 11.1 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 578 20.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.1% 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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 661 23.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 838 30.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 322 11.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 219 7.8 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.8% 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 342 40.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 364 43.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 116 13.8 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 2.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 43.4% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% 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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 192 27.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 17 2.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 173 24.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 93 13.1 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 44 6.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 118 16.6 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 39 5.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 34 4.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,294 92.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 7.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 848 65.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 80 6.2 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 361 27.9 186,780 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 Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 65.5% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.9% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.9 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 181 14.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 212 16.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 560 43.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 287 22.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 2.6 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 333 25.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 385 29.8 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 537 41.6 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 32 2.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 25.8% were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 41.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 825 63.7 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 403 31.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 68 5.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.7% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 5.2% were group households.

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Household income Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 18.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 23.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.4% 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
None 151 11.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 481 37.1 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 436 33.6 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 186 14.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 3.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 209 16.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,055 81.2 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 35 2.7 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 81.2% 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.
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Male 18 46.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 21 53.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 46.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.8% 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
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,437 -- 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 Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,437.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 440 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $440 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