2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Northern Territory State Suburbs

Wagaman

Code SSC70277 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,163
Male 52.2%
Female 47.8%
Median age 35
Families 523
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 726
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,955
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,121
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 1,126 52.2 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,032 47.8 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 167 7.7 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,163 people in Wagaman (State Suburbs). Of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7% of the population.

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Age Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 35 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 141 6.5 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 141 6.5 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 148 6.8 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 129 6.0 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 151 7.0 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 204 9.4 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 164 7.6 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 195 9.0 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 158 7.3 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 151 7.0 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 140 6.5 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 126 5.8 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 108 5.0 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 97 4.5 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 44 2.0 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 43 2.0 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 16 0.7 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.4 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 885 50.9 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 46 2.6 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 120 6.9 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 67 3.9 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 622 35.7 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 689 46.7 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 142 9.6 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 644 43.7 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Preschool 48 5.6 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 160 18.8 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 1.9 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 12 1.4 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 98 11.5 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 15 1.8 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 11 1.3 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 6.2 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 150 17.6 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 19 2.2 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 270 31.7 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 39.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 14.3% in secondary school and 23.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 350 20.1 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 128 7.3 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 49 2.8 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 181 10.4 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 317 18.2 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 89 5.1 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 157 9.0 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 141 8.1 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 32 1.8 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 253 14.5 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 18.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of total reported ancestry responses in Wagaman (State Suburbs), and therefore the total responses count will not equal the persons count.

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Country of birth Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 984 45.9 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,115 51.4 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 93 4.3 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 96 4.4 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 595 27.4 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 27.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 674 60.9 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 286 25.8 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 75 6.8 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 72 6.5 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 1,107 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wagaman (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 6.5% 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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 95 9.1 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 91 8.8 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 100 9.6 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 241 23.2 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 432 41.6 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% 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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 809 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 1,941 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,955 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was $809.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 932 53.9 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 415 24.0 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 142 8.2 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 254 14.7 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 8.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% 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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 318 18.3 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 373 21.5 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 141 8.1 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 104 6.0 11,386 6.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.0% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 182 34.7 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 250 47.7 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 88 16.8 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 0.8 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 47.7% were couple families with children, 34.7% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male -- 23.1 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.9 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% 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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 133 30.4 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 21 4.8 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 67 15.3 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 66 15.1 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 24 5.5 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 53 12.1 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 34 7.8 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 39 8.9 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 30.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 15.3% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 610 93.4 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 43 6.6 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 494 81.0 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 17.4 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 10 1.6 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 81.0% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 13 2.1 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 120 19.5 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 309 50.2 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 162 26.3 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.8 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 131 21.6 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 216 35.6 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 237 39.0 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.5 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 20 3.3 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 21.6% were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 39.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 484 79.2 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 81 13.3 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 46 7.5 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.2% were family households, 13.3% were single person households and 7.5% were group households.

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Household income Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 13.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 26.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 315 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.7 -- 9.1 -- 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,121 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 5.5 -- 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 45 7.4 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 200 32.9 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 198 32.6 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 139 22.9 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 4.3 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 81 13.2 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 514 83.8 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 18 2.9 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 83.8% 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.
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 88 52.1 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 81 47.9 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 52.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.9% were female. The median age was 20 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
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,968 -- 1,225 -- 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 Wagaman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,968.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 400 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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