2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia Urban Centres and Localities

Kingston SE

Code UCL415018 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,648
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 53
Families 452
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 1,213
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $902
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,040
Median weekly rent $179
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Male 828 50.4 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 814 49.6 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 35 2.1 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,648 people in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

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Age Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 53 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 79 4.9 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 79 4.9 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 74 4.6 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 64 3.9 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 68 4.2 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 79 4.9 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 76 4.7 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 63 3.9 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 80 4.9 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 68 4.2 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 105 6.5 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 102 6.3 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 136 8.4 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 163 10.0 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 139 8.5 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 98 6.0 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 90 5.5 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 63 3.9 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 34.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Married 768 54.5 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 28 2.0 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 119 8.5 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 136 9.7 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 357 25.4 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 622 52.4 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 151 12.7 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 414 34.9 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 13 3.5 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 108 28.7 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 0.8 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 65 17.3 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 0.8 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 5.6 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 9 2.4 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 4 1.1 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 150 39.9 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 8.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 89 6.3 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 75 5.3 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 41 2.9 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 215 15.2 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 148 10.5 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 149 10.5 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 228 16.1 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 227 16.0 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.2 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 188 13.3 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.3% 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 Kingston SE % South 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 Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,413 86.2 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 132 8.0 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 53 3.2 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 59 3.6 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,270 77.1 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 316 44.4 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 291 40.9 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 67 9.4 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 37 5.2 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 711 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 44.4% were employed full time, 40.9% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 114 16.8 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 85 12.5 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 97 14.3 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 75 11.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 241 35.4 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 533 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,150 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 902 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities) was $533.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 987 69.9 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 301 21.5 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 154 10.9 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 465 33.0 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.0% 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
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 260 18.5 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 344 24.5 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 196 14.0 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 179 12.7 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 264 58.5 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 134 29.7 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 48 10.6 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 5 1.1 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.7% were couple families with children, 58.5% were couple families without children and 10.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 29.4 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.6 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.4% of single parents were male and 70.6% 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
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 38 9.5 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 25 6.2 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 74 18.4 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 35 8.7 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 50 12.4 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 123 30.6 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 25 6.2 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 32 8.0 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 9.5% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 18.4% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 698 59.4 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 477 40.6 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 40.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 642 92.0 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 40 5.7 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 13 1.9 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.4 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.0% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 26 3.8 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 106 15.4 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 379 54.9 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 159 23.0 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.9 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 54.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 300 43.5 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 180 26.1 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 182 26.4 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7 1.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 21 3.0 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.5% were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 445 64.4 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 242 35.0 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 4 0.6 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 35.0% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

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Household income Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.8 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.8% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 179 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,040 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 6.6 -- 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
None 32 4.6 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 240 34.3 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 280 40.1 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 110 15.7 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 5.3 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 184 26.3 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 487 69.7 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 28 4.0 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.7% 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.
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Male 18 58.1 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 13 41.9 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 41.9% were female. The median age was 23 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
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 900 -- 1,014 -- 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 Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Kingston SE (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 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