2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Thuringowa Central

Code SSC32850 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,023
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 37
Families 517
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 720
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,519
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Male 989 48.9 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,035 51.1 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 111 5.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,023 people in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs). Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.5% of the population.

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Age Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 116 5.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 116 5.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 149 7.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 156 7.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 152 7.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 135 6.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 121 6.0 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 124 6.1 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 143 7.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 145 7.2 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 144 7.1 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 149 7.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 126 6.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 88 4.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 47 2.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 36 1.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 33 1.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 37 1.8 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Married 748 45.8 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 60 3.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 153 9.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 82 5.0 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 591 36.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 623 47.1 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 152 11.5 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 548 41.4 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 13 1.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 106 15.8 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 41 6.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 23 3.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 94 14.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 47 7.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 9 1.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 5.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 99 14.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 17 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 188 28.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 192 11.7 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 118 7.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 54 3.3 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 285 17.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 314 19.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 70 4.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 251 15.3 488,554 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 107 6.5 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 236 14.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 19.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% 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 Thuringowa Central % 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 Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,606 78.7 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 295 14.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 110 5.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 89 4.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,294 63.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 63.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 578 57.3 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 285 28.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 53 5.3 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 92 9.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,008 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 9.1% 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
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 93 10.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 86 9.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 100 11.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 223 24.4 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 357 39.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 660 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,672 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,519 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs) was $660.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,101 67.1 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 504 30.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 172 10.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 289 17.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% 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
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 332 20.3 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 445 27.2 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 155 9.5 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 166 10.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 174 33.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 225 43.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 108 20.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 1.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 43.6% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 20.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 22.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% 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
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 92 23.2 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.3 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 81 20.4 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 65 16.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 22 5.5 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 62 15.6 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 25 6.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 33 8.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 635 94.2 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 5.8 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 608 95.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 1.7 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 16 2.5 186,780 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 Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 95.7% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 28 4.4 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 345 54.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 238 37.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 2.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.4% had 2 bedrooms and 54.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 154 24.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 266 42.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 194 30.7 566,478 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 18 2.8 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 24.4% were owned outright, 42.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 502 80.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 103 16.4 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 22 3.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.1% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

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Household income Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.4% 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
None 20 3.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 192 30.5 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 272 43.2 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 131 20.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 61 9.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 558 88.0 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 15 2.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 88.0% 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.
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Male 55 48.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 58 51.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), 48.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.3% were female. The median age was 28 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
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,125 -- 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 Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Thuringowa Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 325 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,975 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Thuringowa Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $325 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,975.

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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