2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Bellingen (A)

Code LGA10600 (LGA)
People 12,171
Male 6,079
Female 6,092
Australian citizenship 11,320
People born overseas 1,192
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37
Families 3,351
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,513
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Total 12,171 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,079 49.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,092 50.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 325 2.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 12,171 people were counted in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 2.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bellingen (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 709 5.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,080 17.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,137 9.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 4,803 39.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,361 11.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,079 17.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 2,789 children aged 0-14 years and 3,440 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 11,320 93.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,192 9.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 11,320 people were Australian citizens, 1,192 were born overseas and 37 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bellingen (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,859 51.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,381 14.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 702 7.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,439 26.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 14.7% were separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 26.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Australia 10,369 85.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bellingen (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bellingen (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bellingen (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,153 45.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,716 36.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 136 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 682 14.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 4,357 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,687 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 4,687 people aged 15 years and over in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 45.9% worked full-time, 36.6% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.6% were unemployed. 4,357 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,370 40.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,300 38.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 655 19.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 26 0.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,351 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 3,351 families were counted: of these, 40.9% were couple families without children, 38.8% were couple families with children, 19.5% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,833 87.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,513 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 4,833 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,174 86.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 135 2.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 187 3.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 229 4.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 108 2.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.4% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,427 50.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 962 19.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,099 22.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 158 3.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 183 3.8 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.9% were being purchased and 22.7% were rented.

Landlord type Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 455 41.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 103 9.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 528 48.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 19 1.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 41.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Bellingen (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,318 68.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,176 24.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 121 2.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bellingen (A) (Local Government Areas), 68.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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