2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

North Adelaide

Code SSC41029 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,950
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Median age 37
Families 1,374
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.3
All private dwellings 3,495
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,693
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

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
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Male 3,392 48.7 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,567 51.3 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 43 0.6 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,950 people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs). Of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 166 2.4 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 162 2.3 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 154 2.2 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 574 8.3 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 988 14.2 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 720 10.4 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 549 7.9 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 334 4.8 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 303 4.4 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 343 4.9 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 440 6.3 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 365 5.2 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 401 5.8 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 475 6.8 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 341 4.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 257 3.7 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 136 2.0 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 247 3.6 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Married 2,235 34.4 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 153 2.4 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 562 8.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 349 5.4 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,190 49.2 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.4% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,745 37.7 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 588 12.7 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,300 49.6 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 47 1.7 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 128 4.7 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 0.8 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 69 2.5 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 49 1.8 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 27 1.0 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 89 3.3 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 93 3.4 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,458 53.4 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 46 1.7 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 703 25.8 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 39.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.1% were in primary school, 5.9% in secondary school and 56.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,528 39.1 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 483 7.5 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 91 1.4 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 344 5.3 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,495 23.1 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 229 3.5 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 189 2.9 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 128 2.0 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 17 0.3 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 820 12.7 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 23.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 6.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % 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 North Adelaide (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,213 60.7 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,400 34.5 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 405 5.8 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 349 5.0 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,064 44.0 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 44.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,959 54.4 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,144 31.8 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 199 5.5 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 298 8.3 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 3,600 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Adelaide (State Suburbs). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 8.3% 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
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 544 16.4 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 288 8.7 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 322 9.7 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 551 16.6 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,405 42.4 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 16.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 779 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 2,397 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,693 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was $779.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,290 66.3 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 988 15.3 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 603 9.3 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,813 28.0 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.3% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.0% 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
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,856 28.7 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,605 24.8 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 559 8.6 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 274 4.2 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.2% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 816 59.7 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 377 27.6 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 138 10.1 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 36 2.6 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 27.6% were couple families with children, 59.7% were couple families without children and 10.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 19.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% 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
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 282 23.5 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 63 5.2 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 204 17.0 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 181 15.1 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 99 8.2 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 247 20.5 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 48 4.0 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 78 6.5 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 17.0% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,659 85.2 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 461 14.8 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 703 26.4 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,158 43.6 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 763 28.7 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 16 0.6 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 26.4% were separate houses, 43.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.7% were flat or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 28 1.1 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 365 13.7 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,113 41.8 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 823 30.9 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 277 10.4 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 59 2.2 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.7% had 1 bedroom, 41.8% had 2 bedrooms and 30.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 825 31.1 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 478 18.0 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,264 47.6 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 20 0.8 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 70 2.6 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 31.1% were owned outright, 18.0% were owned with a mortgage and 47.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,374 51.6 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,042 39.1 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 246 9.2 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.6% were family households, 39.1% were single person households and 9.2% were group households.

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Household income North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 17.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 25.3% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.2 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.8 -- 10.2 -- 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.5 -- 6.6 -- 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
None 345 12.9 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,299 48.7 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 740 27.7 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 199 7.5 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 85 3.2 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 248 9.3 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,343 88.0 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 71 2.7 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In North Adelaide (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.
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Male 16 34.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 30 65.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 34.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 65.2% were female. The median age was 22 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
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 1.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,437 -- 1,014 -- 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 North Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.7 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,437.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 285 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 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