2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Northern Territory State Suburbs

Lyons (NT)

Code SSC70168 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,302
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 28
Families 595
Average children per family
for families with children 2.1
for all families 1.2
All private dwellings 715
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $2,902
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,049
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 1,124 48.8 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,179 51.2 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 74 3.2 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,302 people in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

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Age Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 28 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 271 11.8 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 238 10.3 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 185 8.0 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 167 7.2 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 148 6.4 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 218 9.5 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 218 9.5 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 198 8.6 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 216 9.4 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 158 6.9 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 116 5.0 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 73 3.2 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 28 1.2 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 37 1.6 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 20 0.9 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 8 0.3 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 6 0.3 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 1,018 63.6 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 12 0.8 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 48 3.0 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 26 1.6 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 496 31.0 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.6% were married and 3.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 893 62.2 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 188 13.1 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 355 24.7 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Preschool 61 6.8 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 162 18.1 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 73 8.1 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 63 7.0 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 122 13.6 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 30 3.3 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 40 4.5 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 3.5 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 158 17.6 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 20 2.2 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 137 15.3 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 38.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 434 27.0 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 190 11.8 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 93 5.8 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 175 10.9 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 266 16.5 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 98 6.1 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 116 7.2 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.2 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 66 4.1 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 130 8.1 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 16.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.8% 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 Lyons (NT) % 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 Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,575 69.7 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 799 34.7 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 187 8.1 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 119 5.2 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,059 46.0 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 46.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 894 71.1 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 249 19.8 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 77 6.1 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 37 2.9 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 1,257 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs). Of these 71.1% were employed full time, 19.8% were employed part-time and 2.9% 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
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 108 8.9 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 74 6.1 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 75 6.2 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 213 17.5 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 677 55.5 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 1,267 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 2,959 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,902 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs) was $1,267.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,243 77.5 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 665 41.6 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 139 8.6 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 313 19.5 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.6% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% 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
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 409 25.5 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 513 32.0 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 177 11.0 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 144 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 Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 32.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% 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 Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 184 31.1 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 382 64.5 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 23 3.9 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 64.5% were couple families with children, 31.1% were couple families without children and 3.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male -- 38.7 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 61.3 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 38.7% of single parents were male and 61.3% 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
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 219 39.2 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 5 0.9 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 20.4 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 113 20.2 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 4 0.7 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 17 3.0 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 41 7.3 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 46 8.2 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 39.2% had both partners employed full-time, 0.9% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 645 92.9 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 49 7.1 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 528 81.9 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.9 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 105 16.3 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 81.9% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.3% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 19 3.0 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 169 26.8 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 438 69.4 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.8 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 3.0% had 2 bedrooms and 26.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 39 6.2 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 153 24.1 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 433 68.3 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.6 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 5 0.8 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 6.2% were owned outright, 24.1% were owned with a mortgage and 68.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 578 90.9 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 43 6.8 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 15 2.4 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.9% were family households, 6.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 47.3 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 3.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 47.3% 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 Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 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 Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,049 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 14 2.2 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 99 15.3 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 378 58.5 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 141 21.8 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.2 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 15.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 58.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 27 4.2 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 608 94.6 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 8 1.2 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 94.6% 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.
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 35 45.5 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 42 54.5 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), 45.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.5% were female. The median age was 16 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
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,625 -- 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 Lyons (NT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.7 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lyons (NT) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Lyons (NT) (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 $3,467.

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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