2016 Census QuickStats

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Newman

Code UCL515027 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,567
Male 55.4%
Female 44.6%
Median age 31
Families 950
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 2,504
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,622
Median monthly mortgage repayments $433
Median weekly rent $110
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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Expand People category,
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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
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 2,529 55.4 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,039 44.6 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 589 12.9 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,567 people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.4% were male and 44.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.9% of the population.

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Age Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 462 10.1 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 439 9.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 296 6.5 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 205 4.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 300 6.6 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 467 10.2 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 536 11.7 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 468 10.3 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 386 8.5 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 310 6.8 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 268 5.9 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 237 5.2 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 117 2.6 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 44 1.0 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 21 0.5 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 0 0.0 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3 0.1 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.1 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,577 46.9 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 122 3.6 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 227 6.7 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 28 0.8 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,410 41.9 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,130 47.9 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 552 23.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 679 28.8 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 23.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 81 4.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 455 26.3 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 16 0.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 222 12.8 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 7 0.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 94 5.4 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 75 4.3 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 31 1.8 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 748 43.2 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 13.8% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 393 11.7 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 221 6.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 143 4.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 717 21.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 445 13.3 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 197 5.9 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 379 11.3 235,001 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 101 3.0 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 689 20.6 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 25.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.6% 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 Newman % 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 Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,833 62.6 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,187 26.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 258 5.6 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 220 4.8 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,179 47.7 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,761 72.6 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 359 14.8 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 181 7.5 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 123 5.1 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 2,424 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 72.6% were employed full time, 14.8% were employed part-time and 5.1% 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
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 120 5.2 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 96 4.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 141 6.1 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 243 10.6 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,522 66.1 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 66.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 1,468 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,940 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,622 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,468.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,109 62.6 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,124 33.3 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 180 5.3 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 820 24.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.3% provided care for children and 5.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% 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
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 671 19.9 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 892 26.5 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 293 8.7 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 253 7.5 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 313 33.1 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 555 58.7 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 72 7.6 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.7% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 7.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 42.5 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 57.5 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.5% of single parents were male and 57.5% 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
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 305 34.9 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 13 1.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 208 23.8 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 196 22.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 13 1.5 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 22 2.5 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 59 6.8 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 58 6.6 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 34.9% had both partners employed full-time, 1.5% had both employed part-time and 23.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,230 56.6 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 942 43.4 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 43.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,135 92.3 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 5.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 19 1.5 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 5 0.4 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.3% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 41 3.3 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 186 15.1 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 571 46.5 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 403 32.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 2.3 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 59 4.8 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 54 4.4 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,067 86.8 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 19 1.5 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 30 2.4 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 4.8% were owned outright, 4.4% were owned with a mortgage and 86.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 942 76.0 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 267 21.5 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 30 2.4 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 21.5% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 41.3 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 41.3% 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 110 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.5 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.5 -- 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 Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
None 61 4.9 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 392 31.5 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 505 40.6 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 237 19.1 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 48 3.9 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 118 9.5 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,091 88.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 31 2.5 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.0% 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.
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 309 53.0 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 274 47.0 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.0% 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
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,250 -- 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 Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Newman % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 399 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Newman (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $399.

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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