2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Mount Louisa

Code SSC32003 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 8,825
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 31
Families 2,422
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 3,324
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,772
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,863
Median weekly rent $330
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
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Male 4,435 50.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,396 49.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 576 6.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,825 people in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.5% of the population.

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Age Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 774 8.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 737 8.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 625 7.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 588 6.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 697 7.9 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 694 7.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 797 9.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 703 8.0 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 695 7.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 565 6.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 474 5.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 461 5.2 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 375 4.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 304 3.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 158 1.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 102 1.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 41 0.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 38 0.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Married 3,267 48.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 193 2.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 502 7.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 174 2.6 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,546 38.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,924 49.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 956 16.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,087 35.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 147 5.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 456 16.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 271 9.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 212 7.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 273 9.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 175 6.1 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 160 5.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 164 5.8 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 429 15.1 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 82 2.9 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 481 16.9 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,051 15.7 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 621 9.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 301 4.5 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,333 19.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,223 18.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 297 4.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 859 12.8 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 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 332 5.0 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 19 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 525 7.9 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 18.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.3% 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 Mount Louisa % 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 Louisa (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,259 82.3 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,378 15.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 509 5.8 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 454 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,986 67.8 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,005 61.9 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,277 26.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 249 5.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 324 6.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,855 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 6.7% 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 430 9.5 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 354 7.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 491 10.8 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 977 21.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,031 44.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 818 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,920 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,772 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs) was $818.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,124 76.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,408 36.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 722 10.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,367 20.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.0% provided care for children and 10.8% 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
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,617 24.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,044 30.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 831 12.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 634 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 Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 30.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% 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 Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 854 35.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,174 48.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 365 15.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 29 1.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 48.5% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 573 28.3 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 49 2.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 484 23.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 292 14.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 86 4.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 239 11.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 123 6.1 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 179 8.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 28.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,925 91.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 267 8.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 2,826 96.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 3.1 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.3 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 108 3.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,116 38.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,649 56.6 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.2 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 3.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 544 18.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,268 43.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,066 36.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 0.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 42 1.4 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 18.6% were owned outright, 43.3% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,390 82.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 411 14.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 115 3.9 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.0% were family households, 14.1% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

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Household income Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 10.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.4% 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
None 56 1.9 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 778 26.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,406 48.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 617 21.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 2.1 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 26.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 244 8.4 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,634 90.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 40 1.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 90.3% 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Male 272 47.4 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 302 52.6 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), 47.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.6% were female. The median age was 19 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 Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,429 -- 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 Louisa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,429.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Louisa % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 310 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,677 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Louisa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,677.

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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