2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

Ridgehaven

Code SSC41244 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,008
Male 48.4%
Female 51.6%
Median age 42
Families 1,118
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 1,847
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,112
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,471
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Male 1,940 48.4 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,068 51.6 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.8 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,008 people in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs). Of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 209 5.2 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 223 5.6 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 215 5.4 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 195 4.9 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 220 5.5 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 289 7.2 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 294 7.3 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 217 5.4 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 261 6.5 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 250 6.2 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 203 5.1 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 190 4.7 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 208 5.2 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 251 6.3 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 225 5.6 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 226 5.6 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 153 3.8 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 186 4.6 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Married 1,609 47.9 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 125 3.7 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 325 9.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 318 9.5 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 983 29.3 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.9% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,464 48.1 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 309 10.2 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,270 41.7 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 45 4.5 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 240 23.7 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 4.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 52 5.1 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 137 13.6 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 28 2.8 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 43 4.3 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 7.8 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 133 13.2 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 2.2 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 192 19.0 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 447 13.3 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 302 9.0 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 109 3.2 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 606 18.0 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 494 14.7 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 321 9.6 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 404 12.0 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 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 286 8.5 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5 0.1 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 275 8.2 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 14.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.0% 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 Ridgehaven % 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 Ridgehaven (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,881 72.1 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,211 30.2 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 316 7.9 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 224 5.6 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,041 50.9 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 50.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,037 55.7 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 607 32.6 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 78 4.2 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 139 7.5 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,861 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 7.5% 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
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 206 12.0 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 171 9.9 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 228 13.2 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 397 23.1 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 639 37.1 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 579 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,408 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,112 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs) was $579.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,405 71.7 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 931 27.7 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 389 11.6 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 623 18.5 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% 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, 18.5% 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
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 659 19.7 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 978 29.2 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 479 14.3 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 284 8.5 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 508 45.5 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 393 35.2 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 192 17.2 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 24 2.1 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 35.2% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 26.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 73.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 26.3% of single parents were male and 73.7% 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
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 176 19.7 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 23 2.6 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 202 22.6 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 104 11.6 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 47 5.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 263 29.4 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 34 3.8 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 45 5.0 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,660 92.2 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 7.8 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,377 83.0 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 6.4 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 165 9.9 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.4 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 83.0% were separate houses, 6.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.9% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 50 3.0 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 321 19.4 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,001 60.4 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 261 15.8 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 1.4 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 60.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 543 32.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 639 38.5 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 360 21.7 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 86 5.2 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 33 2.0 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 32.7% were owned outright, 38.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,114 67.1 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 508 30.6 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 38 2.3 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 23.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.3% 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,471 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
None 112 6.8 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 705 42.7 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 567 34.3 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 236 14.3 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 1.9 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 266 16.1 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,362 82.3 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 26 1.6 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 82.3% 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.
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Male 17 54.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 14 45.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), 54.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.2% were female. The median age was 25 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
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,041 -- 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 Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ridgehaven % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,357 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Ridgehaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,357.

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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