2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Urban Centres and Localities

Inverell

Code UCL114015 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 9,547
Male 47.2%
Female 52.8%
Median age 39
Families 2,442
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 4,358
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $895
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 4,505 47.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,042 52.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,040 10.9 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,547 people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.9% of the population.

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Age Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 706 7.4 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 666 7.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 595 6.2 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 588 6.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 629 6.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 573 6.0 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 560 5.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 461 4.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 534 5.6 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 522 5.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 520 5.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 556 5.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 497 5.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 558 5.9 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 507 5.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 451 4.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 303 3.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 307 3.2 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 3,073 40.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 333 4.4 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 715 9.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 697 9.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,765 36.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 40.5% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 2,645 39.9 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 848 12.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,134 47.3 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 175 6.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 654 23.7 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 149 5.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 0.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 507 18.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 53 1.9 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 8 0.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 209 7.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 123 4.5 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 35 1.3 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 844 30.6 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 20.5% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 642 8.5 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 425 5.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 235 3.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,240 16.4 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 892 11.8 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 317 4.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,352 17.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 16 0.2 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,162 15.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 24 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,060 14.0 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.6% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % 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 Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,125 85.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 705 7.4 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 353 3.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 222 2.3 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,449 78.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,998 52.2 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,249 32.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 241 6.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 341 8.9 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 3,829 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.2% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 8.9% 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
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 410 11.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 336 9.6 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 498 14.3 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 834 23.9 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,164 33.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 514 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,140 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 895 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was $514.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,849 64.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,985 26.2 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 932 12.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,484 19.6 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 12.3% 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
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,296 17.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,811 23.9 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 931 12.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 806 10.6 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 977 40.0 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 808 33.1 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 619 25.3 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 39 1.6 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 25.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% 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
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 341 19.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 81 4.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 312 17.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 201 11.3 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 133 7.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 510 28.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 95 5.3 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 113 6.3 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 17.5% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,745 91.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 337 8.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 3,134 83.7 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 167 4.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 350 9.3 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 45 1.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.3% were flat or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.4 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 198 5.3 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 683 18.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,794 48.0 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 921 24.6 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 129 3.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 1,182 31.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 945 25.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,454 38.9 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 13 0.3 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 143 3.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 38.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,398 64.2 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,227 32.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 111 3.0 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 32.8% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

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Household income Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.2% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.2 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.8 -- 12.9 -- 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 7.4 -- 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
None 332 8.9 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,566 41.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,191 31.9 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 451 12.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 199 5.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,108 29.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,480 66.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 148 4.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.4% 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.
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 505 48.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 537 51.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.5% were female. The median age was 20 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
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 833 -- 1,214 -- 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 Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 228 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $228 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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