2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia State Suburbs

Morley

Code SSC50988 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 21,530
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 37
Families 5,847
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 9,204
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,383
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 10,768 50.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,764 50.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 253 1.2 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 21,530 people in Morley (State Suburbs). Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,245 5.8 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,151 5.3 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,061 4.9 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,174 5.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,524 7.1 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,881 8.7 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,838 8.5 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,491 6.9 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,415 6.6 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,354 6.3 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,339 6.2 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,213 5.6 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,138 5.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,145 5.3 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 886 4.1 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 745 3.5 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 509 2.4 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 424 2.0 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Morley (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 8,844 48.9 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 517 2.9 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,460 8.1 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 980 5.4 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,281 34.7 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Morley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 7,841 47.4 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,462 8.8 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 7,225 43.7 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Morley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 244 4.1 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 904 15.0 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 417 6.9 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 179 3.0 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 657 10.9 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 353 5.9 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 173 2.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 490 8.1 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 998 16.6 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 226 3.8 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,378 22.9 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Morley (State Suburbs), 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 24.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,429 19.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,605 8.9 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 521 2.9 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,516 13.9 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,387 18.7 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 844 4.7 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,017 11.2 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 11 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,383 7.7 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 225 1.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,628 9.0 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Morley (State Suburbs), 18.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.9% 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 Morley % 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 people in Morley (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 10,820 50.3 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,213 56.7 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,402 6.5 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 989 4.6 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,547 25.8 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Morley (State Suburbs), 25.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

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

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

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 6,215 55.9 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,411 30.7 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 529 4.8 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 968 8.7 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 11,123 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morley (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 8.7% 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
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,193 11.7 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,107 10.9 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,105 10.9 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,195 21.6 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,024 39.6 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Morley (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 625 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,568 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,383 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morley (State Suburbs) was $625.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,020 66.5 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,587 25.4 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,879 10.4 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,534 14.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Morley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% 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
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,210 23.3 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,349 24.1 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,884 10.4 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,573 8.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morley (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,321 39.6 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,470 42.2 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 915 15.6 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 148 2.5 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Morley (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 17.7 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.3 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Morley (State Suburbs), 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% 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
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 884 18.5 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 185 3.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 933 19.5 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 773 16.2 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 343 7.2 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,082 22.7 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 247 5.2 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 329 6.9 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Morley (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,909 89.8 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 901 10.2 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Morley (State Suburbs), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 6,515 82.4 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,351 17.1 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 21 0.3 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Morley (State Suburbs), 82.4% were separate houses, 17.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 57 0.7 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 627 7.9 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,066 51.4 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,968 37.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 190 2.4 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 7.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 2,821 35.6 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,625 33.1 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,200 27.8 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 48 0.6 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 226 2.9 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Morley (State Suburbs), 35.6% were owned outright, 33.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 5,662 71.6 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,843 23.3 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 406 5.1 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Morley (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.6% were family households, 23.3% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

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Household income Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.1 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Morley (State Suburbs), 19.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.0% 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
None 395 5.0 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,614 33.0 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,079 38.9 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,586 20.0 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 238 3.0 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Morley (State Suburbs), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,246 15.7 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,465 81.7 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 206 2.6 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Morley (State Suburbs), 81.7% 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.
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 120 47.8 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 131 52.2 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Morley (State Suburbs), 47.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.2% were female. The median age was 21 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
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,347 -- 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 Morley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,347.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Morley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 368 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,080 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Morley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $368 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,080.

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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