2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Australind

Code SSC50039 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 14,539
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 34
Families 3,945
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 5,741
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,631
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,847
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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Expand People category,
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
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 7,125 49.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,416 51.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 310 2.1 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,539 people in Australind (State Suburbs). Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

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Age Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,208 8.3 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,252 8.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,160 8.0 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 949 6.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 697 4.8 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 878 6.0 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,137 7.8 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,053 7.2 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,025 7.0 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 961 6.6 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 873 6.0 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 885 6.1 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 672 4.6 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 689 4.7 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 441 3.0 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 332 2.3 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 183 1.3 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 148 1.0 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Australind (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 5,981 54.7 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 379 3.5 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 867 7.9 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 391 3.6 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,308 30.3 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Australind (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 5,165 54.4 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,219 12.8 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,110 32.8 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Australind (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 205 4.4 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,307 28.3 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 215 4.7 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 107 2.3 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 769 16.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 199 4.3 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 110 2.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 275 6.0 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 271 5.9 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 66 1.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,094 23.7 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Australind (State Suburbs), 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.5% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 11.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,235 11.3 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 916 8.4 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 533 4.9 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,024 18.5 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,431 13.1 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 772 7.1 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,815 16.6 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 662 6.1 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 29 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,158 10.6 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Australind (State Suburbs), 13.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% 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 Australind % Western 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 Australind (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 10,559 72.8 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,615 24.9 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,148 7.9 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 909 6.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,757 53.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Australind (State Suburbs), 53.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,894 55.9 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,084 29.9 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 393 5.6 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 591 8.5 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 6,962 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Australind (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 8.5% 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
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 790 12.4 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 613 9.6 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 683 10.7 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,015 15.9 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,879 45.2 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Australind (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 691 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,840 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,631 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Australind (State Suburbs) was $691.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,060 73.8 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,881 35.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,096 10.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,144 19.6 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Australind (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.6% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% 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
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,207 20.2 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,037 27.8 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,445 13.2 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,360 12.5 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Australind (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% 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 Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,456 36.9 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,910 48.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 544 13.8 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 33 0.8 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Australind (State Suburbs), 48.4% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 17.0 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.0 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Australind (State Suburbs), 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% 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
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 583 17.3 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 83 2.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 767 22.8 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 594 17.7 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 176 5.2 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 570 16.9 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 213 6.3 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 377 11.2 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Australind (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 17.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,885 90.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 510 9.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Australind (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 4,572 93.6 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 233 4.8 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 40 0.8 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 33 0.7 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Australind (State Suburbs), 93.6% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flat or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.2 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 45 0.9 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 178 3.6 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,305 26.7 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,268 66.9 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 1.7 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Australind (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 26.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 1,237 25.3 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,382 48.7 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,137 23.2 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 42 0.9 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 93 1.9 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Australind (State Suburbs), 25.3% were owned outright, 48.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,883 79.5 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 904 18.5 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 97 2.0 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Australind (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 18.5% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Australind (State Suburbs), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.1% 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 Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.2 -- 9.7 -- 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 Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,847 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.3 -- 8.6 -- 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 Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
None 103 2.1 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,384 28.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,212 45.3 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,075 22.0 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 111 2.3 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Australind (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 504 10.3 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,294 87.8 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 94 1.9 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Australind (State Suburbs), 87.8% 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.
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 132 43.3 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 173 56.7 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Australind (State Suburbs), 43.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 56.7% 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
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,625 -- 1,210 -- 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 Australind (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Australind % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 350 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,744 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Australind (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,744.

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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