2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Shenton Park

Code SSC51335 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 4,525
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 39
Families 1,133
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 1,976
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $2,196
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,900
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 2,168 47.9 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,355 52.1 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 20 0.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,525 people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs). Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 281 6.2 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 323 7.2 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 302 6.7 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 230 5.1 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 264 5.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 292 6.5 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 269 6.0 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 299 6.6 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 314 7.0 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 282 6.3 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 299 6.6 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 272 6.0 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 290 6.4 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 271 6.0 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 172 3.8 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 144 3.2 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 94 2.1 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 113 2.5 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,745 48.2 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 101 2.8 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 387 10.7 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 177 4.9 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,207 33.4 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,571 50.0 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 286 9.1 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,287 40.9 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 79 5.4 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 355 24.1 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 1.8 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 46 3.1 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 202 13.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 37 2.5 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 83 5.6 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 2.8 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 363 24.6 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 29 2.0 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 212 14.4 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 27.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,934 53.4 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 274 7.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 40 1.1 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 141 3.9 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 456 12.6 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 116 3.2 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 201 5.5 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 106 2.9 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 285 7.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 12.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 4.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.6% 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 Shenton Park % 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 Shenton Park (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,799 62.3 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,799 39.7 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 468 10.3 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 308 6.8 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,721 38.0 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 38.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,265 55.7 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 788 34.7 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 93 4.1 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 124 5.5 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 2,270 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Shenton Park (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 5.5% 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
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 313 14.6 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 227 10.6 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 246 11.5 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 263 12.3 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,000 46.8 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 998 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,936 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,196 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was $998.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,801 77.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,157 32.0 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 397 11.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,087 30.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.0% 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
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 968 26.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,098 30.3 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 426 11.8 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 310 8.6 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 408 35.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 563 49.3 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 148 13.0 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 22 1.9 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 49.3% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 22.8 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.2 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 22.8% of single parents were male and 77.2% 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
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 187 19.5 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 39 4.1 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 230 24.0 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 183 19.1 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 77 8.0 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 129 13.4 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 40 4.2 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 75 7.8 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,676 88.9 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 210 11.1 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,129 67.4 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 247 14.7 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 300 17.9 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 67.4% were separate houses, 14.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.9% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.7 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 136 8.1 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 440 26.1 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 676 40.1 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 394 23.4 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.6 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.1% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 40.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 587 35.1 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 464 27.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 573 34.3 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 19 1.1 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 27 1.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 35.1% were owned outright, 27.8% were owned with a mortgage and 34.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,130 67.4 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 464 27.7 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 82 4.9 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

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Household income Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 35.9 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 16.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 35.9% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,900 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
None 109 6.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 737 43.8 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 617 36.7 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 180 10.7 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 2.4 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 43.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 117 7.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,531 91.3 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 29 1.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 91.3% 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.
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 11 50.0 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 11 50.0 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 30 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
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,750 -- 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 Shenton Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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