2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland Postal Areas

4812, QLD

Code POA4812 (POA) Search for a Community Profile
People 18,804
Male 48.6%
Female 51.4%
Median age 38
Families 4,607
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 9,511
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,114
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male 9,144 48.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,661 51.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,217 6.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 18,804 people in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas). Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.5% of the population.

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Age 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,092 5.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,079 5.7 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,200 6.4 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,216 6.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,268 6.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,377 7.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,247 6.6 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,193 6.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,238 6.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,296 6.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,295 6.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,214 6.5 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 984 5.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 848 4.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 696 3.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 590 3.1 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 454 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 497 2.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Married 5,591 36.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 667 4.3 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,890 12.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 934 6.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,342 41.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 36.2% were married and 16.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,841 36.2 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,736 13.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,803 50.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 197 3.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 965 17.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 288 5.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 148 2.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 647 11.4 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 319 5.6 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 318 5.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 331 5.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 947 16.7 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 154 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,342 23.7 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 22.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,745 17.8 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,246 8.1 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 454 2.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,444 15.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,510 16.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 667 4.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,046 13.3 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 11 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,270 8.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 68 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,665 10.8 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 16.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.8% 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % 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 4812, QLD (Postal Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 14,693 78.2 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,376 18.0 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,223 6.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 938 5.0 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 11,785 62.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 62.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 5,347 56.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,778 29.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 430 4.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 890 9.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 9,445 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 9.4% 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
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,024 12.0 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 728 8.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,028 12.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,866 21.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,477 40.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 630 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,517 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,114 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas) was $630.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,807 70.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,013 26.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,684 10.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,010 19.5 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% 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
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 3,474 22.5 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,405 28.6 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,686 10.9 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,241 8.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,737 37.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,691 36.7 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,056 22.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 124 2.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 36.7% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 22.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 19.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% 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
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 823 24.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 139 4.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 695 20.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 447 13.0 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 196 5.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 646 18.9 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 171 5.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 309 9.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), of couple families with children, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,726 85.9 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,271 14.1 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 4,763 61.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,106 27.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 784 10.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 47 0.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 61.6% were separate houses, 27.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flat or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 43 0.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 413 5.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,783 36.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,895 37.5 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,406 18.2 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 170 2.2 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 36.1% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,801 23.3 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,234 29.0 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,404 44.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 79 1.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 198 2.6 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 23.3% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 44.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,544 58.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,816 36.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 355 4.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), of all households, 58.9% were family households, 36.5% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

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Household income 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 27.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.2% 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.4 -- 12.8 -- 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.5 -- 6.4 -- 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 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
None 769 10.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,290 42.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,431 31.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 954 12.4 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 270 3.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection 4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,603 20.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,911 76.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 202 2.6 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 76.6% 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.
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Male 604 49.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 614 50.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), 49.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.4% were female. The median age was 22 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
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 993 -- 1,222 -- 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 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $993.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
4812, QLD % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In 4812, QLD (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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