2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

South Brighton

Code SSC41340 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,506
Male 47.2%
Female 52.8%
Median age 45
Families 680
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 1,208
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,343
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,723
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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Male 1,185 47.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,324 52.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.4 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,506 people in South Brighton (State Suburbs). Of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 45 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 127 5.1 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 126 5.0 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 124 4.9 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 111 4.4 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 136 5.4 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 153 6.1 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 153 6.1 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 165 6.6 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 140 5.6 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 139 5.5 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 182 7.3 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 159 6.3 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 166 6.6 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 171 6.8 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 138 5.5 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 99 3.9 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 94 3.7 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 126 5.0 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Brighton (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Married 1,046 49.1 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 61 2.9 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 228 10.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 177 8.3 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 617 29.0 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Brighton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 920 49.4 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 154 8.3 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 789 42.4 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 35 5.4 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 124 19.1 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 4.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 27 4.2 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 61 9.4 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 35 5.4 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 16 2.5 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 5.1 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 141 21.8 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 17 2.6 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 133 20.5 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.7% were in primary school, 16.0% in secondary school and 26.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 553 26.1 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 209 9.8 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 64 3.0 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 245 11.5 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 309 14.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 155 7.3 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 170 8.0 138,607 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 96 4.5 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5 0.2 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 248 11.7 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 14.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.8% 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 South Brighton % 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 South Brighton (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,816 72.9 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 South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 680 27.1 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 176 7.0 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 128 5.1 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,321 52.6 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 52.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 653 53.8 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 423 34.8 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 65 5.4 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 73 6.0 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,214 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Brighton (State Suburbs). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 6.0% 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 142 12.4 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 121 10.6 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 165 14.4 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 232 20.3 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 419 36.6 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 733 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,820 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,343 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Brighton (State Suburbs) was $733.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,544 72.6 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 617 29.0 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 236 11.1 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 460 21.6 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 475 22.4 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 629 29.6 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 273 12.9 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 165 7.8 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 294 43.2 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 264 38.8 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 111 16.3 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 12 1.8 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 38.8% were couple families with children, 43.2% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 23.5 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.5 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 94 16.7 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 25 4.4 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 133 23.7 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 62 11.0 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 27 4.8 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 142 25.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 26 4.6 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 53 9.4 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 23.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,032 89.7 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 119 10.3 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 732 70.9 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 264 25.6 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 36 3.5 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 70.9% were separate houses, 25.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.5 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 25 2.4 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 284 27.5 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 508 49.3 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 193 18.7 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.6 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 South Brighton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 27.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.3% 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 379 36.5 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 365 35.2 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 271 26.1 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.3 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 20 1.9 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Brighton (State Suburbs), 36.5% were owned outright, 35.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 678 65.4 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 327 31.6 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 31 3.0 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

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Household income South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.2% 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 South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,723 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
None 74 7.1 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 436 42.1 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 358 34.6 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 136 13.1 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 3.0 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 168 16.2 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 851 81.8 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 21 2.0 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 81.8% 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.
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Male 0 0.0 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 12 100.0 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 23 -- 23 --

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 100.0% were female. The median age was 17 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 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 South Brighton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 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
South Brighton % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 340 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In South Brighton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 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