2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Mount Morgan

Code SSC32019 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,963
Male 50.6%
Female 49.4%
Median age 49
Families 476
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 1,039
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $742
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Male 992 50.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 967 49.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 307 15.7 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,963 people in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs). Of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 15.7% of the population.

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Age Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 92 4.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 106 5.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 111 5.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 106 5.4 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 99 5.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 76 3.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 84 4.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 84 4.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 100 5.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 136 7.0 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 128 6.6 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 150 7.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 168 8.6 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 175 9.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 134 6.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 81 4.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 60 3.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 60 3.1 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Married 529 32.1 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 99 6.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 243 14.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 159 9.6 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 619 37.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.1% were married and 20.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 455 32.3 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 157 11.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 797 56.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 11 2.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 126 24.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 108 20.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 4 0.8 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 24 4.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 29 5.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 16 3.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 199 38.5 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 67 4.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 78 4.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 46 2.8 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 216 13.1 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 208 12.6 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 77 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 348 21.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.4 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 317 19.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 16 1.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 241 14.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 12.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.7% 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 Mount Morgan % 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 Morgan (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,630 83.1 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 163 8.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 81 4.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 69 3.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,452 74.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 74.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 263 44.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 151 25.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 47 7.9 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 136 22.8 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 597 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs). Of these 44.1% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 47 9.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 50 10.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 61 12.8 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 102 21.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 165 34.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 437 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 895 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 742 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs) was $437.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 967 58.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 300 18.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 252 15.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 271 16.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.1% provided care for children and 15.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.4% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 204 12.3 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 352 21.3 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 186 11.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 224 13.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% 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 Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 199 41.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 116 24.3 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 144 30.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 18 3.8 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 24.3% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 30.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 18.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 32 10.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 9 2.8 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 7.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 37 11.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 23 7.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 154 48.0 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 14 4.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 27 8.4 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 10.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 7.8% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 808 83.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 158 16.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 83.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 778 96.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.5 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 19 2.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.9 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flat or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 1.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 53 6.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 263 32.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 311 38.5 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 140 17.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 3.8 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.6% had 1 bedroom, 32.5% had 2 bedrooms and 38.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 367 45.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 168 20.9 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 235 29.2 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 31 3.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 45.6% were owned outright, 20.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 465 57.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 309 38.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 34 4.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.5% were family households, 38.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

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Household income Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.2 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 40.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.6% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
None 100 12.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 360 44.8 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 208 25.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 94 11.7 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 5.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 44.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 294 36.2 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 491 60.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 27 3.3 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 60.5% 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Male 147 47.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 160 52.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), 47.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.1% were female. The median age was 27 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 Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 821 -- 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 Morgan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $821.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Morgan % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Morgan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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