2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Gowrie Junction

Code SSC31226 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,120
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 36
Families 589
Average children per family
for families with children 2.1
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 713
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,879
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,798
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3

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People — demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,065 50.1 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,059 49.9 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 87 4.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,120 people in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs). Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

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Age Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 151 7.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 211 10.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 170 8.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 161 7.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 94 4.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 87 4.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 149 7.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 145 6.9 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 170 8.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 157 7.5 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 153 7.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 163 7.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 103 4.9 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 77 3.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 59 2.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 31 1.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 13 0.6 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Married 995 62.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 26 1.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 106 6.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 43 2.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 413 26.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.9% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 911 63.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 140 9.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 385 26.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 28 4.1 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 163 23.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 8.5 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 46 6.7 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 75 11.0 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 77 11.3 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 38 5.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 4.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 47 6.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 14 2.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 105 15.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.8% were in primary school, 27.8% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 212 13.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 147 9.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 73 4.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 312 19.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 232 14.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 59 3.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 288 18.2 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 115 7.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 117 7.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 14.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.3% 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 Gowrie Junction % 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 Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,910 90.3 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 Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 152 7.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 101 4.8 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 76 3.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,700 80.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 80.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 682 60.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 321 28.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 65 5.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 55 4.9 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,123 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 4.9% 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
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 102 9.6 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 98 9.2 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 121 11.4 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 209 19.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 467 43.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 755 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,929 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,879 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs) was $755.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,244 78.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 578 36.6 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 189 11.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 344 21.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.6% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% 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
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 356 22.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 461 29.0 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 229 14.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 208 13.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% 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 Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 219 36.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 326 54.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 47 7.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 54.8% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 7.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 11.1 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.9 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 11.1% of single parents were male and 88.9% 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
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 124 22.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.3 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 136 25.1 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 86 15.9 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 22 4.1 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 69 12.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 33 6.1 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 53 9.8 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 658 96.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 3.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 96.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 658 100.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.5 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 14 2.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 201 30.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 437 65.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.5 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 2.1% had 2 bedrooms and 30.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 173 26.1 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 413 62.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 60 9.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 16 2.4 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 62.4% were owned with a mortgage and 9.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 574 86.4 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 78 11.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 12 1.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.4% were family households, 11.7% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

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Household income Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 13.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 8.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,798 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 0.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 111 16.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 315 46.6 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 224 33.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 3.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 16.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 50 7.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 597 90.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 14 2.1 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 90.3% 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.
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Male 35 41.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 49 58.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), 41.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 58.3% were female. The median age was 16 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
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,843 -- 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 Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,843.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gowrie Junction % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 420 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,583 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Gowrie Junction (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $420 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,583.

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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