2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Urban Centres and Localities

Pinjarra

Code UCL515029 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,896
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 41
Families 1,006
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,650
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,138
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $298
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 1,868 47.9 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,034 52.1 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 130 3.3 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,896 people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

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Age Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 223 5.7 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 313 8.0 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 275 7.1 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 245 6.3 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 184 4.7 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 209 5.4 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 203 5.2 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 219 5.6 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 239 6.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 233 6.0 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 255 6.6 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 232 6.0 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 213 5.5 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 270 6.9 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 187 4.8 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 174 4.5 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 116 3.0 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 103 2.6 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 1,461 47.2 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 126 4.1 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 335 10.8 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 220 7.1 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 952 30.8 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,226 47.8 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 328 12.8 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,010 39.4 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 47 3.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 258 20.5 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 63 5.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 49 3.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 198 15.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 28 2.2 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 34 2.7 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 4.7 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 68 5.4 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 23 1.8 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 431 34.3 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 216 7.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 179 5.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 102 3.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 542 17.5 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 387 12.5 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 231 7.5 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 585 18.9 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 299 9.7 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 16 0.5 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 460 14.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.8% 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 Pinjarra % Western 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 Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,830 72.9 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 858 22.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 290 7.4 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 244 6.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,107 54.1 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 750 49.6 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 511 33.8 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 86 5.7 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 165 10.9 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 1,512 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.6% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 10.9% 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
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 174 13.0 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 164 12.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 168 12.5 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 235 17.5 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 518 38.6 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 506 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,409 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,138 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was $506.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,016 65.1 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 808 26.2 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 363 11.7 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 634 20.5 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% 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
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 531 17.2 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 733 23.7 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 350 11.3 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 403 13.0 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 404 40.2 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 410 40.8 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 188 18.7 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.8% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 18.7 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.3 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% 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
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 94 11.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 37 4.6 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 156 19.3 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 119 14.7 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 43 5.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 253 31.2 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 39 4.8 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 69 8.5 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,341 90.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 9.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 1,163 86.7 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 9.6 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7 0.5 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 39 2.9 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 9.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flat or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 47 3.5 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 171 12.7 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 431 31.9 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 661 48.9 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 2.6 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.7% had 2 bedrooms and 31.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 414 30.8 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 480 35.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 374 27.9 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 39 2.9 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 35 2.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.8% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 997 73.8 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 331 24.5 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 23 1.7 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 73.8% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

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Household income Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.6 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 11.0 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.0% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 298 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.0 -- 9.7 -- 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.3 -- 8.6 -- 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
None 60 4.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 467 34.7 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 469 34.8 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 301 22.4 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 3.6 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 252 18.8 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,057 78.6 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 35 2.6 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.6% 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.
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 64 48.1 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 69 51.9 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.9% 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
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,281 -- 1,210 -- 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 Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,281.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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