2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

Torrens Park

Code SSC41448 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,596
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 42
Families 669
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 1,106
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,812
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,970
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male 1,242 47.9 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,353 52.1 850,652 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 2,596 people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs). Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 125 4.8 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 138 5.3 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 170 6.5 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 215 8.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 179 6.8 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 139 5.3 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 149 5.7 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 119 4.5 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 154 5.9 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 181 6.9 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 206 7.9 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 225 8.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 161 6.1 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 168 6.4 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 95 3.6 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 71 2.7 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 44 1.7 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 80 3.1 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Married 1,086 50.0 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 49 2.3 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 201 9.3 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 108 5.0 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 726 33.5 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 923 47.9 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 178 9.2 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 824 42.8 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 37 4.2 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 112 12.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35 4.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 75 8.6 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 49 5.6 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 26 3.0 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 146 16.7 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 3.7 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 197 22.5 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 13 1.5 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 154 17.6 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 26.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 910 42.1 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 205 9.5 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 44 2.0 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 140 6.5 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 324 15.0 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 121 5.6 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 120 5.5 138,607 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 83 3.8 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 150 6.9 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 15.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.5% 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 Torrens Park % 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,897 73.2 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 715 27.4 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 194 7.4 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 158 6.1 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,372 52.7 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 52.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 734 53.3 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 490 35.6 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 80 5.8 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 74 5.4 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,378 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Torrens Park (State Suburbs). Of these 53.3% were employed full time, 35.6% were employed part-time and 5.4% 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
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 200 15.3 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 126 9.7 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 163 12.5 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 200 15.3 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 531 40.7 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 15.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 832 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 2,442 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,812 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was $832.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,717 79.2 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 622 28.8 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 282 13.0 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 654 30.2 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.2% 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
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 576 26.6 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 698 32.2 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 283 13.1 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 160 7.4 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 32.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.4% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 241 36.1 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 322 48.2 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 88 13.2 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 2.5 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 48.2% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 17.6 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.4 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% 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
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 113 20.2 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 24 4.3 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 146 26.1 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 71 12.7 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 41 7.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 92 16.5 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 26 4.7 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 46 8.2 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 26.1% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 966 91.0 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 9.0 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 656 67.9 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 139 14.4 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 167 17.3 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 67.9% were separate houses, 14.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.3% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 18 1.9 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 241 25.1 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 369 38.4 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 319 33.2 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.6 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 25.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 364 37.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 380 39.3 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 196 20.3 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 12 1.2 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 14 1.4 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 37.7% were owned outright, 39.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 668 69.2 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 265 27.4 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 33 3.4 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.2% were family households, 27.4% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 27.2 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 27.2% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,970 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 43 4.5 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 315 32.6 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 407 42.2 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 170 17.6 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.1 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 88 9.1 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 857 88.7 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 21 2.2 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 88.7% 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.
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male 4 44.4 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 5 55.6 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 44.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.6% 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
Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,249 -- 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,249.

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

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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