2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Runaway Bay

Code SSC32513 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 9,068
Male 47.7%
Female 52.3%
Median age 52
Families 2,696
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 4,611
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,261
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 4,322 47.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,746 52.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 103 1.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,068 people in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 336 3.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 374 4.1 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 400 4.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 381 4.2 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 404 4.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 355 3.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 412 4.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 411 4.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 544 6.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 608 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 634 7.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 656 7.2 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 737 8.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 787 8.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 731 8.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 541 6.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 366 4.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 394 4.3 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 31.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Married 4,210 52.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 268 3.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 918 11.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 652 8.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,904 23.9 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,765 52.8 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 702 9.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,660 37.3 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 76 3.6 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 247 11.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 134 6.3 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 113 5.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 183 8.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 90 4.3 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 143 6.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 125 5.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 268 12.7 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 70 3.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 668 31.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 23.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.2% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 18.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,330 16.7 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 832 10.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 177 2.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,213 15.3 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,277 16.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 353 4.4 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,079 13.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 496 6.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 887 11.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 16.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.5% 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 Runaway Bay % 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 Runaway Bay (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,715 63.2 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,187 35.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 567 6.2 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 470 5.2 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,202 46.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 46.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,313 56.3 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,342 32.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 181 4.4 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 270 6.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,106 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 56.3% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 6.6% 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
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 457 11.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 377 9.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 511 13.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 684 17.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,631 42.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 657 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,509 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,261 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs) was $657.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,427 68.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,692 21.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 942 11.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,101 13.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.3% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% 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
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,639 20.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,058 25.9 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,028 12.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 704 8.8 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,481 55.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 810 30.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 362 13.4 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 41 1.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 30.1% were couple families with children, 55.0% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 21.4 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.6 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% 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
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 398 17.3 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 96 4.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 360 15.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 263 11.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 175 7.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 782 34.0 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 82 3.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 143 6.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 17.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,792 86.3 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 603 13.7 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 86.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 1,735 45.8 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 929 24.5 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,116 29.4 186,780 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 Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 45.8% were separate houses, 24.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 29.4% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 175 4.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 939 24.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,463 38.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,093 28.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 90 2.4 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 24.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,510 39.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,007 26.6 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,079 28.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 80 2.1 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 111 2.9 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 39.9% were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,642 69.7 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,014 26.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 137 3.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 21.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.8% 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 198 5.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,492 39.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,404 37.1 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 575 15.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 111 2.9 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 497 13.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,202 84.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 90 2.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 84.5% 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.
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Male 39 37.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 66 62.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), 37.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 62.9% were female. The median age was 23 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
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,478 -- 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 Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,478.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 365 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,112 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Runaway Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $365 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,112.

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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