2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Peregian Springs

Code SSC32321 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 7,065
Male 47.8%
Female 52.2%
Median age 38
Families 1,920
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 2,624
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,493
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $480
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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Expand People category,
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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
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,378 47.8 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,689 52.2 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 94 1.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,065 people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs). Of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

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Age Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 475 6.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 780 11.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 662 9.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 412 5.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 218 3.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 267 3.8 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 385 5.4 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 554 7.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 705 10.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 471 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 348 4.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 283 4.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 330 4.7 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 401 5.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 313 4.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 188 2.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 116 1.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 159 2.2 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Married 3,043 59.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 183 3.5 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 412 8.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 227 4.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,290 25.0 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.0% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,601 59.2 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 564 12.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,230 28.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 128 5.0 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 687 27.0 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 63 2.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 214 8.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 287 11.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 81 3.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 197 7.7 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 91 3.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 189 7.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 49 1.9 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 562 22.1 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 36.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.7% were in primary school, 22.1% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,043 20.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 693 13.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 207 4.0 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 746 14.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 803 15.6 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 224 4.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 534 10.4 488,554 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 220 4.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 6 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 485 9.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 15.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 13.5% 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 Peregian Springs % 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 Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,699 66.7 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,048 29.0 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 546 7.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 414 5.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,504 49.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 49.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,654 55.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,057 35.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 116 3.9 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 183 6.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,010 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 35.1% were employed part-time and 6.1% 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
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 408 14.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 279 9.9 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 373 13.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 464 16.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,187 42.0 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 691 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,591 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,493 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) was $691.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,748 72.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,925 37.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 462 9.0 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 969 18.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.4% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% 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
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,089 21.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,428 27.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 715 13.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 512 10.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 723 37.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 931 48.4 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 267 13.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 48.4% were couple families with children, 37.6% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 13.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 86.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 13.3% of single parents were male and 86.7% 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
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 295 17.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 377 22.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 229 13.8 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 97 5.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 383 23.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 62 3.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 142 8.6 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,193 89.8 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 248 10.2 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,768 80.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 396 18.1 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 15 0.7 186,780 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 Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 80.6% were separate houses, 18.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 43 2.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 152 6.9 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 662 30.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,308 59.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.6 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.9% had 2 bedrooms and 30.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 614 27.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 702 32.0 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 831 37.8 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 15 0.7 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 35 1.6 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 27.9% were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 37.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,885 86.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 265 12.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 43 2.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.0% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.0% 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 480 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.7 -- 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
None 28 1.3 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 724 33.0 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,098 50.0 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 289 13.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 2.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 116 5.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,043 92.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 41 1.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 92.9% 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.
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Male 51 56.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 40 44.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 56.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.0% were female. The median age was 21 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
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,083 -- 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 Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 475 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,284 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $475 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,284.

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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