2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Victoria Urban Centres and Localities

Traralgon

Code UCL212004 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 25,485
Male 48.1%
Female 51.9%
Median age 38
Families 6,484
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 11,553
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,276
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,312
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Male 12,267 48.1 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 13,219 51.9 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 314 1.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 25,485 people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,663 6.5 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,717 6.7 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,621 6.4 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,492 5.9 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,623 6.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,764 6.9 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,806 7.1 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,601 6.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,508 5.9 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,579 6.2 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,652 6.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,620 6.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,461 5.7 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,341 5.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 995 3.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 811 3.2 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 616 2.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 609 2.4 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Married 9,436 46.0 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 821 4.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,934 9.4 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,364 6.7 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,936 33.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Registered marriage 8,090 46.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,092 12.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 7,298 41.8 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Preschool 386 5.0 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,296 16.9 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 664 8.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 207 2.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 720 9.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 631 8.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 252 3.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 427 5.6 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 664 8.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 173 2.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,247 29.3 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 14.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,810 13.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,664 8.1 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 876 4.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,527 17.2 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,500 12.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,643 8.0 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,139 10.4 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 13 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 4 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,171 10.6 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 78 0.4 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,609 12.7 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % 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 Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 20,278 79.7 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,436 17.4 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,547 6.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,042 4.1 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 16,223 63.7 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Worked full-time 6,721 55.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,810 31.4 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 677 5.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 907 7.5 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 12,115 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 7.5% 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
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,432 12.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,091 9.7 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,283 11.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,186 19.5 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,534 40.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Personal 638 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,640 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,276 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was $638.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,066 68.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,083 29.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,360 11.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,936 19.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,101 20.0 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,476 26.7 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,473 12.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,014 9.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,574 39.7 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,643 40.8 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,193 18.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 75 1.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.8% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% 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
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 957 18.4 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 165 3.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,391 26.7 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 751 14.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 277 5.3 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,051 20.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 311 6.0 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 311 6.0 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,614 88.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,231 11.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Separate house 8,295 86.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 531 5.5 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 677 7.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 65 0.7 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.3% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.0% were flat or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 327 3.4 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,414 14.7 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,971 51.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,638 27.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 230 2.4 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% 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
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Owned outright 3,091 32.2 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,558 37.0 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,625 27.3 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 60 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 273 2.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.2% were owned outright, 37.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,414 66.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,911 30.3 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 281 2.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

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Household income Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 11.5 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.5% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.2 -- 10.4 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,312 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.2 -- 7.5 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
None 566 5.9 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,419 35.6 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,723 38.7 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,524 15.9 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 382 4.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,561 16.2 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 7,779 81.0 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 269 2.8 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.0% 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.
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Male 147 46.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 172 53.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.9% 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
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,151 -- 1,200 -- 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 Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,151.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median weekly rent 215 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $215 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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