4738.0 - Changing characteristics of the Torres Strait region and its people, 2011 to 2016 Quality Declaration 
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A measure of housing utilisation based on a comparison of the number of bedrooms in a dwelling with a series of household demographics, such as the number of usual residents, their relationship to each other, age and sex. The criteria are based on the Canadian National Occupancy Standard. It can be used to identify if a dwelling is either under or over utilised. This is a new derived item for 2016.

Includes access through any device such as mobiles, computers, tablets, gaming consoles or smart TVs.

The Census collects information about whether people lived in the same place on Census night in 2016 as they did 5 years ago. People who say they lived somewhere else 5 years ago and have moved to a new location in 2016 are classed as having migrated from an area to a new location. Note that the “islands” excludes Bamaga and Seisia.

The Census asks people about whether they were at home on Census night and whether their place of work is away from where they would normally live. Together, these two concepts provide information about the temporary movements of a person/population and provide a picture of how the population in the region can change over time.