2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Belmont (WA)

Code SSC50105 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 6,785
Male 51.8%
Female 48.2%
Median age 34
Families 1,597
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 3,176
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,456
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 3,510 51.8 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,269 48.2 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 161 2.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,785 people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 437 6.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 306 4.5 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 262 3.9 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 285 4.2 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 625 9.2 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 797 11.7 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 732 10.8 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 572 8.4 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 438 6.4 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 382 5.6 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 369 5.4 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 331 4.9 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 341 5.0 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 277 4.1 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 195 2.9 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 148 2.2 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 139 2.0 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 161 2.4 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 2,195 38.1 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 215 3.7 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 576 10.0 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 305 5.3 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,477 42.9 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.1% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,790 36.4 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 653 13.3 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,473 50.3 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 66 3.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 207 10.3 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 118 5.9 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 44 2.2 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 150 7.5 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 76 3.8 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 29 1.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 194 9.7 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 346 17.2 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 86 4.3 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 690 34.4 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.3% were in primary school, 12.5% in secondary school and 26.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,115 19.3 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 508 8.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 175 3.0 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 772 13.3 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,028 17.8 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 288 5.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 582 10.1 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 379 6.6 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 51 0.9 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 730 12.6 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% 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 Belmont (WA) % 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 Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,355 49.5 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,384 49.9 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 431 6.4 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 308 4.5 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,974 29.1 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,097 59.1 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 970 27.3 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 183 5.2 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 300 8.5 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 3,550 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 27.3% 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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 312 9.6 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 323 9.9 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 337 10.3 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 681 20.9 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,416 43.5 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 731 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,801 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,456 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was $731.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,596 62.2 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,249 21.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 513 8.9 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 767 13.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.6% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% 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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,312 22.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,414 24.5 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 461 8.0 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 411 7.1 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.1% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 653 41.0 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 613 38.5 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 265 16.7 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 60 3.8 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.5% were couple families with children, 41.0% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% 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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 286 22.4 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 57 4.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 223 17.4 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 224 17.5 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 79 6.2 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 223 17.4 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 71 5.6 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 116 9.1 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 17.4% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,520 86.6 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 389 13.4 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 86.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,962 77.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 470 18.7 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 79 3.1 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 77.9% were separate houses, 18.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 93 3.7 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 408 16.2 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,313 52.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 623 24.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 74 2.9 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.2% 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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 579 23.0 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 794 31.5 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,064 42.2 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 6 0.2 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 78 3.1 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.0% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 42.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,558 61.9 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 756 30.1 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 201 8.0 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.9% were family households, 30.1% were single person households and 8.0% were group households.

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Household income Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 21.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.3% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 190 7.6 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 909 36.1 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 881 35.0 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 443 17.6 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 93 3.7 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 429 17.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,015 79.7 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 84 3.3 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 79.7% 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.
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 73 46.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 84 53.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 46.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.5% were female. The median age was 28 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
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,031 -- 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 Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

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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