Norfolk Island (L)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL921001
People 761
Male 47.1%
Female 52.9%
Median age 49
Families 209
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 502
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $949
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $138
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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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
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male 359 47.1 2,462 53.7 11,546,638 49.3
Female 404 52.9 2,120 46.3 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.7 231 5.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 761 people in Norfolk Island (L). Of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median age 49 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 27 3.5 262 5.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 42 5.5 285 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 50 6.6 263 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 37 4.9 215 4.7 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 15 2.0 210 4.6 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 28 3.7 262 5.7 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 28 3.7 316 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 46 6.0 321 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 55 7.2 325 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 57 7.5 332 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 66 8.7 378 8.2 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 59 7.8 376 8.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 68 8.9 335 7.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 65 8.5 295 6.4 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 47 6.2 180 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 32 4.2 122 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 19 2.5 68 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 20 2.6 58 1.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Norfolk Island (L) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Married 278 43.4 1,933 51.2 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 32 5.0 128 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 89 13.9 321 8.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 43 6.7 182 4.8 985,204 5.2
Never married 199 31.0 1,211 32.1 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Norfolk Island (L) aged 15 years and over, 43.4% were married and 19.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 232 42.3 1,382 52.2 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 96 17.5 313 11.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 220 40.1 953 36.0 7,024,973 41.9

In Norfolk Island (L), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Preschool 4 2.1 74 4.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 61 32.6 348 22.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 0 0.0 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 4 0.3 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 43 23.0 240 15.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 3 0.2 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 1.6 6 0.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 1.6 36 2.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4 2.1 42 2.7 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 1.6 27 1.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 66 35.3 802 50.7 1,707,023 23.7

In Norfolk Island (L) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 3.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 72 11.5 459 12.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 55 8.8 279 7.4 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 12 1.9 98 2.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 104 16.6 511 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 100 15.9 489 13.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 29 4.6 145 3.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 107 17.1 394 10.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 5 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 30 4.8 257 6.8 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 125 3.3 145,844 0.8
Not stated 90 14.4 882 23.4 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Norfolk Island (L), 15.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australian 232 22.4 1,095 18.7 7,298,243 23.3
English 209 20.1 955 16.3 7,852,224 25.0
Pitcairn 193 18.6 484 8.3 746 0.0
Scottish 63 6.1 224 3.8 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 49 4.7 213 3.6 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Norfolk Island (L) were Australian 22.4%, English 20.1%, Pitcairn 18.6%, Scottish 6.1% and Irish 4.7%.

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 Norfolk Island (L) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 259 35.7 2,151 47.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Norfolk Island 159 21.9 381 8.4 696 0.0
New Zealand 134 18.5 366 8.0 518,466 2.2
Fiji 33 4.5 52 1.1 61,469 0.3
Philippines 23 3.2 69 1.5 232,386 1.0
England 13 1.8 114 2.5 907,570 3.9

In Norfolk Island (L), 35.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Norfolk Island 21.9%, New Zealand 18.5%, Fiji 4.5%, Philippines 3.2% and England 1.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 258 34.1 1,411 30.8 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 65 8.6 328 7.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 72 9.5 345 7.5 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 304 40.2 1,738 37.9 11,070,538 47.3

In Norfolk Island (L), 40.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 257 34.5 1,808 39.7 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 152 20.4 364 8.0 617,331 2.6
Norfolk Island 121 16.2 306 6.7 737 0.0
Fiji 39 5.2 58 1.3 88,598 0.4
England 31 4.2 188 4.1 1,403,096 6.0

In Norfolk Island (L), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 34.5%, New Zealand 20.4%, Norfolk Island 16.2%, Fiji 5.2% and England 4.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 264 35.2 1,791 39.3 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 165 22.0 401 8.8 608,329 2.6
Norfolk Island 114 15.2 293 6.4 630 0.0
Fiji 37 4.9 61 1.3 90,329 0.4
England 27 3.6 182 4.0 1,302,147 5.6

In Norfolk Island (L), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 35.2%, New Zealand 22.0%, Norfolk Island 15.2%, Fiji 4.9% and England 3.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 219 29.2 964 21.0 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 161 21.4 695 15.2 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 128 17.0 434 9.5 5,291,834 22.6
Uniting Church 94 12.5 200 4.4 870,183 3.7
Not stated 61 8.1 811 17.7 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Norfolk Island (L) were No Religion, so described 29.2%, Anglican 21.4%, Catholic 17.0%, Uniting Church 12.5% and Not stated 8.1%. In Norfolk Island (L), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (66.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Norf'k-Pitcairn 272 36.8 709 15.5 1,035 0.0
Fijian 30 4.1 33 0.7 8,145 0.0
Mandarin 12 1.6 329 7.2 596,711 2.5
Filipino 11 1.5 14 0.3 71,220 0.3
Tagalog 7 0.9 39 0.9 111,273 0.5
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 342 46.2 1,732 38.0 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 191 49.7 784 50.1 1,971,011 22.2

In Norfolk Island (L) 46.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Norf'k-Pitcairn 36.8%, Fijian 4.1%, Mandarin 1.6%, Filipino 1.5% and Tagalog 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 263 58.4 1,413 63.4 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 136 30.2 571 25.6 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 38 8.4 188 8.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 13 2.9 58 2.6 787,452 6.9

There were 450 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Norfolk Island (L). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 2.9% 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
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 44 10.1 213 9.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 34 7.8 149 6.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 60 13.8 209 9.6 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 99 22.7 501 23.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 164 37.6 905 41.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Norfolk Island (L), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Managers 78 17.8 340 15.7 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 77 17.6 380 17.6 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 76 17.4 302 14.0 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 53 12.1 130 6.0 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 49 11.2 301 13.9 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 44 10.0 242 11.2 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 37 8.4 249 11.5 1,449,681 13.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 17 3.9 161 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Norfolk Island (L) included Managers 17.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.6%, Labourers 17.4%, Sales Workers 12.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.2%, Professionals 10.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 8.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Accommodation 68 17.3 132 6.2 113,377 1.1
Cafes and Restaurants 30 7.7 73 3.5 253,385 2.4
Local Government Administration 23 5.9 132 6.2 142,724 1.3
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 14 3.6 47 2.2 131,908 1.2
Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services 12 3.1 38 1.8 34,644 0.3

Of the employed people in Norfolk Island (L), the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 17.3%, Cafes and Restaurants 7.7%, Local Government Administration 5.9%, Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 3.6% and Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services 3.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Personal 584 -- 712 -- 662 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,568 -- 1,734 --
Household 949 -- 1,377 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Norfolk Island (L) was $584.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 278 63.6 1,269 59.5 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 34 7.8 163 7.6 370,427 3.5
Truck 28 6.4 69 3.2 85,892 0.8
Car, as passenger 25 5.7 117 5.5 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 19 4.3 77 3.6 503,582 4.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 3 0.7 148 6.8 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 305 70.9 1,425 65.9 7,305,271 68.4

In Norfolk Island (L), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.6%, Walked only 7.8%, Truck 6.4%, Car, as passenger 5.7% and Worked at home 4.3%. On the day, 0.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 456 71.4 2,199 58.2 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 149 23.3 853 22.7 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 109 17.0 389 10.3 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 213 33.0 966 25.7 3,620,726 19.0

In Norfolk Island (L), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 17.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.0% 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
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 116 18.2 630 16.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 187 29.3 901 23.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 89 13.9 370 9.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 64 10.0 303 8.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Norfolk Island (L), 29.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 116 56.3 443 43.0 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 58 28.2 430 41.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 32 15.5 145 14.1 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 13 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Norfolk Island (L), 28.2% were couple families with children, 56.3% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.7 -- 25.2 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.3 -- 74.8 -- 81.8

In Norfolk Island (L), 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 50 29.9 216 25.2 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 10 6.0 46 5.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 44 26.3 184 21.5 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 10 6.0 129 15.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 10 6.0 45 5.3 302,037 6.0
Both not working 18 10.8 110 12.9 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 14 8.4 65 7.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 11 6.6 61 7.1 311,381 6.2

In Norfolk Island (L), of couple families with children, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.0% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 336 72.9 1,358 78.5 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 125 27.1 371 21.5 1,039,874 11.2

In Norfolk Island (L), 72.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Separate house 317 94.3 1,130 83.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 83 6.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 6 1.8 116 8.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 3.0 13 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Norfolk Island (L), 94.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 7 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 30 9.0 81 5.9 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 90 27.1 320 23.4 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 133 40.1 607 44.5 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 65 19.6 295 21.6 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 4.2 55 4.0 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Norfolk Island (L), of occupied private dwellings 9.0% had 1 bedroom, 27.1% had 2 bedrooms and 40.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Owned outright 111 32.7 401 29.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 101 29.8 299 22.0 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 109 32.2 552 40.6 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.9 48 3.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 15 4.4 58 4.3 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Norfolk Island (L), 32.7% were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Family households 203 61.5 980 71.6 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 124 37.6 369 27.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 0.9 20 1.5 354,917 4.3

In Norfolk Island (L), of all households, 61.5% were family households, 37.6% were single person households and 0.9% were group households.

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Household income Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 30.7 -- 19.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 11.6 -- 16.4

In Norfolk Island (L), 30.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 2.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median rent 138 -- 140 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 96.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 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 Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,400 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 93.8 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.9 -- 6.2 -- 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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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
None 16 4.8 63 4.6 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 108 32.4 435 31.9 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 127 38.1 516 37.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 71 21.3 280 20.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 3.3 69 5.1 285,197 3.4

In Norfolk Island (L), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 63 18.9 236 17.3 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 261 78.4 1,070 78.3 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 9 2.7 60 4.4 221,494 2.7

In Norfolk Island (L), 78.4% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male 3 30.0 115 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 7 70.0 118 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 54 -- 35 -- 23 --

In Norfolk Island (L), 30.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 70.0% were female. The median age was 54 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1.1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 900 -- 1,268 -- 1,203 --

In Norfolk Island (L), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Norfolk Island (L) % Norfolk Island (L) Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 63 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 0 -- 1,660 --

In Norfolk Island (L), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.