2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Northern Territory State Suburbs

Kakadu

Code SSC70140 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 313
Male 54.7%
Female 45.3%
Median age 30
Families 52
Average children per family
for families with children 1.5
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 321
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $885
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $60
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1

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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
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 169 54.7 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 140 45.3 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 176 56.6 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 313 people in Kakadu (State Suburbs). Of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 56.6% of the population.

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Age Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 30 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 14 4.5 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 27 8.8 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 21 6.8 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 26 8.4 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 31 10.1 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 35 11.4 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 25 8.1 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 24 7.8 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 15 4.9 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 35 11.4 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 21 6.8 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 16 5.2 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 6 1.9 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 6 1.9 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3 1.0 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 0 0.0 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kakadu (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 98 38.9 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4 1.6 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 23 9.1 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8 3.2 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 119 47.2 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kakadu (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.9% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 62 40.0 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 20 12.9 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 73 47.1 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Preschool 3 3.0 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 26 26.3 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 3.0 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 16 16.2 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 3.0 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 48 48.5 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 3.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 15 5.8 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 20 7.8 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 10 3.9 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 29 11.3 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 25 9.7 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 9 3.5 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 32 12.5 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 55 21.4 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5 1.9 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 56 21.8 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 9.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.8% 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % 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 Kakadu (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 230 76.2 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36 11.5 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10 3.2 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 4 1.3 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 209 67.0 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 51 45.9 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 29 26.1 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 19 17.1 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 12 10.8 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 111 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kakadu (State Suburbs). Of these 45.9% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 10.8% 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
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 17 18.3 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5 5.4 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3 3.2 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 9 9.7 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 41 44.1 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 18.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 386 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 762 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 885 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kakadu (State Suburbs) was $386.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 155 63.0 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 79 31.3 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32 12.8 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 29 11.6 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.6% 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
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 74 30.3 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 40 16.4 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 17 7.0 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 22 9.0 11,386 6.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 16.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 25 45.5 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 16 29.1 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 11 20.0 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 5.5 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 29.1% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male -- 0.0 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% 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
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 0 0.0 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 7.1 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 8 19.0 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 20 47.6 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 8 19.0 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3 7.1 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 0.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 75 72.8 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 28 27.2 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 72.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 42 56.0 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 30 40.0 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 56.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 40.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 10 14.3 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 7 10.0 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 19 27.1 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 20 28.6 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4 5.7 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 14.3 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.0% had 1 bedroom, 27.1% had 2 bedrooms and 28.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 14 19.4 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3 4.2 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 42 58.3 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 4.2 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 10 13.9 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kakadu (State Suburbs), 19.4% were owned outright, 4.2% were owned with a mortgage and 58.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 50 72.5 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 19 27.5 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.5% were family households, 27.5% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.6 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 29.6% 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 60 -- 315 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 9.1 -- 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 5.5 -- 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 Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 18 25.4 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 30 42.3 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 14 19.7 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3 4.2 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 8.5 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 19.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 31 50.0 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 26 41.9 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 5 8.1 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 41.9% 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.
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 94 53.1 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 83 46.9 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), 53.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.9% were female. The median age was 24 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
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 767 -- 1,225 -- 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 Kakadu (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $767.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kakadu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Kakadu (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $30 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