2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

Ferryden Park

Code SSC40429 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,155
Male 47.1%
Female 52.9%
Median age 36
Families 1,040
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,669
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $977
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $185
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
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male 1,958 47.1 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,201 52.9 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 73 1.8 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,155 people in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs). Of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

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Age Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 36 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 247 6.0 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 269 6.5 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 252 6.1 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 279 6.7 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 318 7.7 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 280 6.7 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 328 7.9 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 274 6.6 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 330 8.0 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 295 7.1 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 245 5.9 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 247 6.0 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 218 5.3 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 192 4.6 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 119 2.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 108 2.6 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 82 2.0 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 67 1.6 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Married 1,509 44.4 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 124 3.6 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 307 9.0 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 198 5.8 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,264 37.2 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,351 42.9 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 202 6.4 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,597 50.7 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 56 4.1 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 213 15.6 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 144 10.5 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 26 1.9 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 122 8.9 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 99 7.3 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 28 2.1 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 117 8.6 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 252 18.5 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 44 3.2 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 264 19.3 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 27.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 535 15.8 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 233 6.9 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 55 1.6 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 296 8.8 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 734 21.7 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 273 8.1 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 282 8.3 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 446 13.2 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 137 4.1 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 324 9.6 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 21.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.9% 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 Ferryden Park % South 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 Ferryden Park (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,923 46.5 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,690 64.6 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 176 4.2 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 113 2.7 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 917 22.0 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 22.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 64.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 962 53.1 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 581 32.0 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 80 4.4 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 190 10.5 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,813 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 10.5% 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
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 197 12.3 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 162 10.1 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 212 13.2 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 464 28.9 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 496 30.8 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 30.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 454 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,191 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 977 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs) was $454.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,021 59.6 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 823 24.3 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 360 10.6 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 373 11.0 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.0% 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
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 727 21.4 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 732 21.5 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 325 9.6 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 244 7.2 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.2% 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 Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 293 28.1 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 496 47.6 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 223 21.4 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 31 3.0 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 47.6% were couple families with children, 28.1% were couple families without children and 21.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 11.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Ferryden Park (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
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 160 19.9 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 50 6.2 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 129 16.1 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 128 15.9 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 50 6.2 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 211 26.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 39 4.9 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 36 4.5 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,493 93.5 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 104 6.5 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 958 64.2 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 412 27.6 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 116 7.8 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.2 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 64.2% were separate houses, 27.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flat or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 86 5.7 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 270 18.0 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 806 53.8 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 302 20.1 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.1 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 53.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 313 21.0 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 485 32.5 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 653 43.8 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 6 0.4 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 35 2.3 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 21.0% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 43.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,003 67.3 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 425 28.5 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 63 4.2 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 28.5% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

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Household income Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.4% 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 Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.0 -- 10.2 -- 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 Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.6 -- 6.6 -- 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 Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 211 14.1 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 529 35.3 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 497 33.1 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 204 13.6 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 3.9 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 361 24.2 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,093 73.4 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 35 2.4 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 73.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Male 29 37.7 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 48 62.3 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), 37.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 62.3% were female. The median age was 19 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
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 900 -- 1,014 -- 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 Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ferryden Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 168 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Ferryden Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $168 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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