2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania Urban Centres and Localities

Ulverstone

Code UCL613002 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 12,032
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 47
Families 3,242
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 5,681
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $920
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,172
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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Expand People category,
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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
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 5,763 47.9 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,272 52.1 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 921 7.7 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 12,032 people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7% of the population.

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Age Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 47 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 603 5.0 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 687 5.7 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 714 5.9 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 737 6.1 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 598 5.0 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 537 4.5 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 598 5.0 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 553 4.6 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 646 5.4 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 745 6.2 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 875 7.3 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 921 7.7 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 833 6.9 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 874 7.3 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 739 6.1 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 569 4.7 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 440 3.7 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 362 3.0 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 4,877 48.6 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 404 4.0 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 963 9.6 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 913 9.1 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,887 28.7 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.6% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,194 47.9 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 848 9.7 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,721 42.5 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 67 2.1 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 691 22.1 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 199 6.4 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 104 3.3 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 425 13.6 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 150 4.8 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 96 3.1 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 232 7.4 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 214 6.9 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 43 1.4 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 901 28.9 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,038 10.3 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 662 6.6 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 291 2.9 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,725 17.2 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 830 8.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 474 4.7 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,135 21.3 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 16 0.2 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,517 15.1 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 24 0.2 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,081 10.8 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.6% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % 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 Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 10,247 85.3 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,164 9.7 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 483 4.0 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 380 3.2 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,282 77.1 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,592 51.1 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,799 35.5 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 290 5.7 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 393 7.7 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 5,074 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.1% were employed full time, 35.5% were employed part-time and 7.7% 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
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 653 13.9 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 519 11.1 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 626 13.4 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 887 18.9 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,710 36.5 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 506 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 920 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

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

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,829 68.1 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,421 24.1 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,186 11.8 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,279 22.7 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% 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
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,828 18.2 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,594 25.9 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,299 13.0 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,104 11.0 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,474 45.5 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,114 34.4 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 617 19.0 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 36 1.1 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 20.6 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.4 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.6% of single parents were male and 79.4% 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
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 343 13.3 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 109 4.2 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 573 22.2 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 280 10.8 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 188 7.3 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 810 31.3 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 125 4.8 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 158 6.1 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,915 89.5 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 576 10.5 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 4,231 86.1 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 546 11.1 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 65 1.3 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 63 1.3 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.1% were separate houses, 11.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flat or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.2 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 217 4.4 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 965 19.6 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,702 54.9 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 883 17.9 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 141 2.9 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.6% had 2 bedrooms and 54.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 1,933 39.4 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,452 29.6 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,351 27.5 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 25 0.5 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 148 3.0 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 3,209 65.2 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,620 32.9 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 94 1.9 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

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Household income Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.3% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,172 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.0 -- 5.1 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
None 355 7.2 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,841 37.4 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,631 33.1 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 886 18.0 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 213 4.3 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,240 25.2 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,534 71.8 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 147 3.0 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.8% 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.
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 453 49.5 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 463 50.5 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.5% were female. The median age was 25 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
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,051 -- 1,079 -- 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 Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,051.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 215 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $215 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,257.

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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