2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania State Suburbs

Austins Ferry

Code SSC60022 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,251
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 40
Families 642
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 935
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,314
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 1,101 48.9 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,151 51.1 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 118 5.2 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,251 people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs). Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

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Age Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 128 5.7 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 157 7.0 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 135 6.0 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 150 6.7 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 124 5.5 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 128 5.7 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 133 5.9 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 138 6.1 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 184 8.2 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 150 6.7 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 159 7.1 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 142 6.3 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 140 6.2 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 122 5.4 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 88 3.9 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 83 3.7 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 53 2.4 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 30 1.3 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 867 47.4 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 72 3.9 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 179 9.8 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 81 4.4 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 632 34.5 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.4% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 770 46.6 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 229 13.9 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 652 39.5 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 12 1.9 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 127 20.6 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 14.0 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 13 2.1 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 60 9.7 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 77 12.5 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 7 1.1 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 47 7.6 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 54 8.8 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 12 1.9 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 121 19.6 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.9% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 186 10.1 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 153 8.3 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 62 3.4 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 335 18.3 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 257 14.0 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 105 5.7 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 370 20.2 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.2 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 168 9.2 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.4 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 130 7.1 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 14.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.3% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % 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 Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,953 87.7 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 249 11.0 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 127 5.6 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 66 2.9 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,703 75.5 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 640 56.7 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 387 34.3 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 44 3.9 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 57 5.1 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 1,128 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 34.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% 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
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 147 13.7 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 105 9.8 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 135 12.6 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 280 26.0 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 360 33.5 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 643 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,505 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,314 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was $643.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,329 72.7 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 583 31.8 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 246 13.5 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 300 16.4 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.4% 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
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 424 23.2 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 512 28.0 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 211 11.5 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 183 10.0 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 259 40.0 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 260 40.2 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 112 17.3 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 16 2.5 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 40.2% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 17.4 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.6 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% 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
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 114 22.3 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.1 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 126 24.7 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 58 11.4 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 34 6.7 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 110 21.5 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 17 3.3 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 36 7.0 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 848 94.1 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 53 5.9 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 817 96.3 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 2.9 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 6 0.7 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 13 1.5 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 140 16.4 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 486 56.9 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 198 23.2 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.6 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 56.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 283 33.5 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 354 41.8 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 194 22.9 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 15 1.8 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 41.8% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 636 75.0 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 186 21.9 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 26 3.1 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.0% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

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Household income Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.5% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.3 -- 5.1 -- 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
None 29 3.4 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 296 34.9 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 336 39.6 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 169 19.9 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 2.2 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 142 16.6 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 696 81.5 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 16 1.9 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 81.5% 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.
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 63 54.3 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 53 45.7 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 54.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.7% were female. The median age was 25 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
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,395 -- 1,079 -- 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 Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,395.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census