2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Petrie Terrace

Code SSC32326 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,124
Male 52.9%
Female 47.1%
Median age 30
Families 210
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.2
All private dwellings 537
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,875
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,580
Median weekly rent $450
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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Male 592 52.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 527 47.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,124 people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs). Of these 52.9% were male and 47.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 36 3.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 27 2.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 30 2.6 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 43 3.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 208 18.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 211 18.6 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 131 11.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 79 6.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 73 6.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 84 7.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 63 5.5 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 41 3.6 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 38 3.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 26 2.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 18 1.6 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 17 1.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4 0.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Married 267 25.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 27 2.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 73 7.0 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 16 1.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 659 63.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 25.6% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 202 23.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 143 16.6 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 514 59.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 23.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 9 2.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 28 6.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 0.7 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3 0.7 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 8 1.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 16 3.7 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 37 8.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 196 45.5 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 24 5.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 100 23.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 37.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 7.2% were in primary school, 6.0% in secondary school and 55.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 414 39.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 100 9.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 12 1.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 70 6.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 240 23.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 20 1.9 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 32 3.1 488,554 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 16 1.5 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 104 10.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 23.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.6% 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 Petrie Terrace % 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 Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 725 65.4 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 322 28.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 100 8.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 60 5.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 546 48.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 48.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 464 60.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 229 29.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 20 2.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 59 7.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 772 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs). Of these 60.1% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 7.6% 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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 83 11.5 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 72 10.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 80 11.1 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 138 19.1 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 328 45.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 822 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,302 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,875 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was $822.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 745 72.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 150 14.5 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 51 5.0 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 216 20.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.5% provided care for children and 5.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% 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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 385 37.3 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 266 25.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 53 5.1 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 37 3.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.6% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 126 59.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 57 27.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 17 8.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 11 5.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 27.0% were couple families with children, 59.7% were couple families without children and 8.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 19.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% 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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 69 39.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 11 6.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 19.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 24 13.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 7 4.0 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 13 7.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 0 0.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 17 9.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 39.2% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 426 86.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 66 13.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 86.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 326 76.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 4.9 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 76 17.8 186,780 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 Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 76.5% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.8% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 8 1.9 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 51 12.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 79 18.6 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 179 42.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 88 20.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 4.5 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 Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 42.2% 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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 67 15.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 99 23.2 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 240 56.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 20 4.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 15.7% were owned outright, 23.2% were owned with a mortgage and 56.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 212 49.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 122 28.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 99 22.9 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.0% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 22.9% were group households.

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Household income Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 15.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 25.7% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 450 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.9 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.1 -- 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,580 -- 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
None 77 18.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 165 38.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 123 28.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 40 9.4 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 4.9 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 20 4.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 384 89.7 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 24 5.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 89.7% 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.
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Male 4 40.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 6 60.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 40.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 60.0% were female. The median age was 33 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
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,687 -- 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 Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,687.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 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