2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Kelvin Grove

Code SSC31515 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 7,927
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 26
Families 1,519
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 3,422
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,422
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $425
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2

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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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Male 3,926 49.5 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,006 50.5 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 87 1.1 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,927 people in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 26 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 353 4.4 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 344 4.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 306 3.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 710 8.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,802 22.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,133 14.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 840 10.6 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 527 6.6 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 437 5.5 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 381 4.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 251 3.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 199 2.5 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 162 2.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 161 2.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 95 1.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 62 0.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 57 0.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 114 1.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs) was 26 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Married 1,957 28.3 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 127 1.8 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 335 4.8 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 170 2.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,329 62.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.3% were married and 6.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,624 28.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 815 14.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,354 57.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 73 1.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 349 8.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 1.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 7 0.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 227 5.5 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 35 0.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 41 1.0 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 147 3.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,489 59.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 106 2.5 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 649 15.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 52.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 9.5% were in primary school, 7.3% in secondary school and 63.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,796 40.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 550 8.0 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 97 1.4 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 376 5.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,859 26.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 111 1.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 201 2.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 164 2.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 630 9.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 26.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 6.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.0% 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % 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 Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,749 47.5 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,809 48.0 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 404 5.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 384 4.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,693 33.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 33.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,053 50.9 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,292 32.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 187 4.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 498 12.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,030 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs). Of these 50.9% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 12.4% 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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 492 13.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 459 13.0 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 343 9.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 587 16.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,471 41.6 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 583 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,897 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,422 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs) was $583.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,423 63.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,165 16.8 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 455 6.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,355 19.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.8% provided care for children and 6.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% 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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,075 29.9 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,643 23.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 435 6.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 271 3.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.9% 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 692 45.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 559 36.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 176 11.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 90 5.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 36.8% were couple families with children, 45.6% 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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 18.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% 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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 325 26.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 61 4.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 222 17.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 169 13.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 82 6.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 260 20.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 55 4.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 75 6.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 26.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,902 91.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 274 8.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 934 32.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 184 6.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,772 61.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 32.2% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 61.1% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 47 1.6 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 666 22.9 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,033 35.5 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 699 24.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 377 13.0 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 3.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 22.9% had 1 bedroom, 35.5% had 2 bedrooms and 24.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 336 11.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 596 20.6 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,862 64.3 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 14 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 89 3.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 11.6% were owned outright, 20.6% were owned with a mortgage and 64.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,502 51.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 763 26.3 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 637 22.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.8% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 22.0% were group households.

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Household income Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.8% 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 425 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 64.4 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 35.6 -- 12.8 -- 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 6.4 -- 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 Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
None 597 20.5 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,298 44.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 714 24.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 188 6.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 112 3.9 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 205 7.1 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,603 89.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 98 3.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 89.6% 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.
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Male 43 48.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 45 51.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), 48.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.1% were female. The median age was 28 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
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,625 -- 1,222 -- 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 Kelvin Grove (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 $1,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kelvin Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 420 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,384 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Kelvin Grove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $420 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,384.

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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