2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Northern Territory State Suburbs

Nightcliff

Code SSC70210 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,853
Male 50.7%
Female 49.3%
Median age 35
Families 921
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 1,828
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,988
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 1,952 50.7 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,900 49.3 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 143 3.7 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,853 people in Nightcliff (State Suburbs). Of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

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Age Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 263 6.8 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 210 5.5 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 186 4.8 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 172 4.5 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 221 5.7 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 431 11.2 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 426 11.1 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 349 9.1 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 288 7.5 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 268 7.0 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 244 6.3 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 215 5.6 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 191 5.0 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 185 4.8 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 103 2.7 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 48 1.2 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 29 0.8 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.5 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 1,368 42.8 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 108 3.4 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 257 8.0 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 92 2.9 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,371 42.9 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,111 41.3 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 404 15.0 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,175 43.7 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Preschool 53 4.3 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 165 13.3 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 3.0 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 67 5.4 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 126 10.1 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 22 1.8 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 60 4.8 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 56 4.5 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 232 18.6 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 30 2.4 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 396 31.8 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.5% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 23.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,108 34.6 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 268 8.4 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 100 3.1 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 341 10.6 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 385 12.0 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 110 3.4 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 201 6.3 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 151 4.7 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 15 0.5 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 430 13.4 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 12.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% 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 Nightcliff % 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 Nightcliff (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,144 55.7 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,532 39.7 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 233 6.0 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 204 5.3 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,469 38.1 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 38.1% 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 1,485 66.1 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 528 23.5 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 129 5.7 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 105 4.7 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 2,247 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nightcliff (State Suburbs). Of these 66.1% were employed full time, 23.5% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 155 7.2 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 139 6.5 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 230 10.8 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 463 21.7 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,027 48.0 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 1,087 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 2,398 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,988 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) was $1,087.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,185 68.5 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 815 25.6 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 259 8.1 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 669 21.0 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 8.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% 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
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 816 25.6 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 875 27.4 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 315 9.9 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 184 5.8 11,386 6.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 396 43.4 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 392 42.9 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 106 11.6 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 19 2.1 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 42.9% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male -- 24.5 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 75.5 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 24.5% of single parents were male and 75.5% 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
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 255 32.4 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 30 3.8 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 162 20.6 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 123 15.6 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 37 4.7 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 58 7.4 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 51 6.5 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 70 8.9 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 32.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,427 86.9 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 215 13.1 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 86.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 511 35.8 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 3.0 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 850 59.6 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.3 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 35.8% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 59.6% were flat or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 30 2.1 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 178 12.5 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 597 41.9 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 299 21.0 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 281 19.7 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 2.9 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.5% had 1 bedroom, 41.9% had 2 bedrooms and 21.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 265 18.6 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 314 22.0 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 798 55.9 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.4 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 45 3.2 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 18.6% were owned outright, 22.0% were owned with a mortgage and 55.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 900 63.1 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 417 29.2 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 109 7.6 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.1% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 7.6% were group households.

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Household income Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 12.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 27.4% 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 315 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 90.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 120 8.4 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 564 39.3 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 479 33.4 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 214 14.9 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 4.1 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 193 13.5 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,185 82.7 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 55 3.8 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 82.7% 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.
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 65 46.1 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 76 53.9 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 46.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.9% 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
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,406 -- 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 Nightcliff (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,406.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Nightcliff % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 325 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Nightcliff (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $325 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,400.

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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