2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Mandurah

Code SSC50881 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 7,837
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 48
Families 1,870
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 5,489
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $805
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,486
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

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
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 3,787 48.3 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,050 51.7 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 235 3.0 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,837 people in Mandurah (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

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Age Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 346 4.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 320 4.1 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 276 3.5 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 367 4.7 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 509 6.5 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 459 5.9 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 480 6.1 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 411 5.2 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 432 5.5 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 481 6.1 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 526 6.7 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 577 7.4 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 582 7.4 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 577 7.4 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 445 5.7 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 414 5.3 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 310 4.0 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 322 4.1 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 2,433 35.3 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 431 6.3 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,098 15.9 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 660 9.6 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,272 33.0 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.3% were married and 22.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,946 33.7 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 649 11.2 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,179 55.1 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 54 2.8 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 295 15.1 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 2.5 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 43 2.2 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 189 9.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 34 1.7 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 45 2.3 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 141 7.2 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 156 8.0 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 75 3.8 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 877 44.8 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.3% were in primary school, 13.5% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 713 10.3 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 478 6.9 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 186 2.7 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,015 14.7 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 940 13.6 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 397 5.8 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,137 16.5 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 670 9.7 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 21 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,132 16.4 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 13.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.4% 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 Mandurah % 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 Mandurah (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,736 60.7 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,641 33.7 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 545 6.9 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 417 5.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,399 43.3 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 43.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,503 48.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 966 30.8 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 204 6.5 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 460 14.7 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 3,133 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mandurah (State Suburbs). Of these 48.0% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 14.7% 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
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 311 11.6 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 327 12.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 326 12.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 513 19.2 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 988 36.9 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 494 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,093 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 805 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was $494.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,167 60.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,315 19.1 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 696 10.1 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 934 13.5 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.1% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% 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
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,252 18.2 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,637 23.7 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 676 9.8 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 601 8.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 913 48.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 443 23.7 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 472 25.2 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 45 2.4 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 23.7% were couple families with children, 48.7% were couple families without children and 25.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 15.6 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.4 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% 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
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 151 11.1 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 61 4.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 179 13.2 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 201 14.8 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 100 7.4 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 461 33.9 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 76 5.6 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 131 9.6 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 11.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 13.2% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,611 70.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,513 29.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 70.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,713 47.4 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,373 38.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 427 11.8 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 82 2.3 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 47.4% were separate houses, 38.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flat or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.6 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 269 7.4 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 962 26.6 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,852 51.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 391 10.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 122 3.4 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 26.6% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 942 26.1 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 609 16.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,876 51.9 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 60 1.7 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 129 3.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 16.8% were owned with a mortgage and 51.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,853 51.2 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,594 44.1 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 169 4.7 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.2% were family households, 44.1% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

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Household income Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 39.0 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 39.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.6% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 73.4 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 26.6 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,486 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
None 448 12.4 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,816 50.2 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 877 24.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 300 8.3 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 176 4.9 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 50.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 909 25.1 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,586 71.5 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 124 3.4 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 71.5% 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.
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 119 50.4 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 117 49.6 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 50.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.6% were female. The median age was 23 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
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 707 -- 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 Mandurah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $707.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 270 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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