2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Wellesley Islands

Code SSC33056 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,136
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 27
Families 247
Average children per family
for families with children 2.3
for all families 1.4
All private dwellings 318
Average people per household 3.7
Median weekly household income $979
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7

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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
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Male 562 49.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 576 50.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 983 86.8 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,136 people in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs). Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 86.8% of the population.

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Age Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 27 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 91 7.9 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 132 11.5 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 125 10.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 105 9.2 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 83 7.2 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 86 7.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 95 8.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 89 7.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 52 4.5 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 74 6.5 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 66 5.8 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 46 4.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 33 2.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 29 2.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 19 1.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 13 1.1 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 7 0.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Married 115 14.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 15 1.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 20 2.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 29 3.6 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 617 77.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 14.4% were married and 4.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 71 10.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 225 33.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 386 56.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 10.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 33.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 31 8.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 162 42.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 4 1.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 38 10.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 8 2.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 1.0 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 6 1.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 4 1.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 121 31.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.7% were in primary school, 13.5% in secondary school and 2.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 58 7.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 25 3.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 7 0.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 71 9.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 77 9.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 65 8.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 158 20.0 488,554 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 101 12.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 15 1.9 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 213 27.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 9.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 3.2% 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 Wellesley Islands % 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 Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,062 94.2 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 45 3.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 18 1.6 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 10 0.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,005 88.2 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 88.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 3.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 213 52.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 71 17.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 26 6.4 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 99 24.2 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 409 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs). Of these 52.1% were employed full time, 17.4% were employed part-time and 24.2% 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
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 16 5.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 23 7.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 31 10.3 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 85 28.3 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 125 41.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 5.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 352 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 762 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 979 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs) was $352.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 521 65.9 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 337 42.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 11.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 78 9.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 42.6% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.9% 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
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 97 12.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 149 18.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 142 17.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 138 17.4 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 18.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.4% 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 19.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 95 38.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 93 37.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 13 5.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 38.0% were couple families with children, 19.6% were couple families without children and 37.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 15.8 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.2 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% 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
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 34 22.7 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 7.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 29 19.3 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 16 10.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 44 29.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 4 2.7 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 9 6.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 7.3% 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 252 84.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 15.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 84.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 224 88.9 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 8.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 4 1.6 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 1.2 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 88.9% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flat or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 5 2.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 11 4.3 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 70 27.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 122 47.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 48 18.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 27.3% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 3.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 3 1.2 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3 1.2 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 245 95.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 1.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 3 1.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 1.2% were owned outright, 1.2% were owned with a mortgage and 95.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 201 78.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 49 19.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 5 2.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 19.2% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 32.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.9 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 32.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.9% 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.9 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.1 -- 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
None 123 46.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 85 32.1 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 38 14.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10 3.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 3.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 32.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 14.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 124 47.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 129 49.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 8 3.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 49.4% 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.
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Male 481 48.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 502 51.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), 48.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.1% were female. The median age was 24 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
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.4 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 772 -- 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 Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1 persons, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $772.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Wellesley Islands % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Wellesley Islands (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 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