2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Burns Beach

Code SSC50221 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,377
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 37
Families 990
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.2
All private dwellings 1,122
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $3,008
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,817
Median weekly rent $630
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3

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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
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 1,683 49.8 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,697 50.2 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.7 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,377 people in Burns Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 233 6.9 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 297 8.8 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 264 7.8 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 254 7.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 219 6.5 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 129 3.8 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 185 5.5 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 268 7.9 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 340 10.0 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 360 10.6 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 308 9.1 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 215 6.4 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 154 4.5 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 90 2.7 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 37 1.1 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 18 0.5 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 11 0.3 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.1 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Burns Beach (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,731 67.3 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 38 1.5 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 91 3.5 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 25 1.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 688 26.7 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Burns Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 67.3% were married and 5.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,613 66.2 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 169 6.9 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 653 26.8 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 63 5.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 196 17.8 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 99 9.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 120 10.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 74 6.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 66 6.0 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 116 10.5 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 65 5.9 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 183 16.6 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 2.0 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 100 9.1 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.6% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 22.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 670 26.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 323 12.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 80 3.1 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 429 16.7 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 464 18.0 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 141 5.5 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 213 8.3 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 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 65 2.5 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 6 0.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 116 4.5 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 18.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.6% 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 Burns Beach % 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 Burns Beach (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,549 46.3 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,095 62.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 252 7.5 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 164 4.9 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 770 22.8 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 22.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,162 57.3 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 663 32.7 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 78 3.8 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 125 6.2 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 2,028 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burns Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 6.2% 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
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 233 12.2 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 212 11.1 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 214 11.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 262 13.8 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 903 47.5 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 994 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 3,034 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 3,008 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burns Beach (State Suburbs) was $994.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,017 78.0 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 985 38.1 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 193 7.5 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 454 17.5 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.1% provided care for children and 7.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 709 27.3 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 772 29.7 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 327 12.6 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 219 8.4 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 284 28.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 639 64.7 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 55 5.6 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 10 1.0 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 64.7% were couple families with children, 28.7% were couple families without children and 5.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 14.3 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.7 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 234 25.4 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 292 31.7 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 128 13.9 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 34 3.7 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 76 8.2 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 47 5.1 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 75 8.1 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 25.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 31.7% 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,028 93.1 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 76 6.9 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 996 96.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 2.6 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 17 1.7 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 133 13.0 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 858 83.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.6 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.7% had 2 bedrooms and 13.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 179 17.5 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 734 71.7 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 88 8.6 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 22 2.2 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 17.5% were owned outright, 71.7% were owned with a mortgage and 8.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 966 94.6 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 51 5.0 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 4 0.4 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 94.6% were family households, 5.0% were single person households and 0.4% were group households.

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Household income Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 50.4 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 4.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 50.4% 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 630 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3 0.3 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 144 14.0 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 522 50.8 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 337 32.8 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.1 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 14.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 16 1.6 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 991 97.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 15 1.5 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 97.0% 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.
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 10 52.6 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 9 47.4 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Burns Beach (State Suburbs), 52.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.4% were female. The median age was 21 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
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,749 -- 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 Burns Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,749.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Burns Beach % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,350 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Burns Beach (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 $2,350.

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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