2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Greater Taree (C)

Code LGA13350 (LGA)
People 42,838
Male 20,938
Female 21,900
Australian citizenship 40,125
People born overseas 3,075
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105
Families 11,886
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,892
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Total 42,838 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 20,938 48.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 21,900 51.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,627 3.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 42,838 people were counted in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 3.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,687 6.3 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,884 16.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,546 10.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 15,943 37.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 5,084 11.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 7,694 18.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 9,571 children aged 0-14 years and 12,778 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 40,125 93.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,075 7.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 40,125 people were Australian citizens, 3,075 were born overseas and 105 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,283 55.0 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,248 12.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,733 8.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 8,002 24.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.8% were separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 24.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Australia 37,791 88.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Greater Taree (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Greater Taree (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,387 51.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,542 33.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 419 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,992 12.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 15,763 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 16,340 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 16,340 people aged 15 years and over in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 51.3% worked full-time, 33.9% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.2% were unemployed. 15,763 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,144 43.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,678 39.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,929 16.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 135 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 11,886 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 11,886 families were counted: of these, 43.3% were couple families without children, 39.4% were couple families with children, 16.2% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,778 88.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,892 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 16,778 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,315 85.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 693 4.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,185 7.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 459 2.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 126 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 85.3% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,017 47.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,764 22.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,967 23.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 511 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 517 3.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.4% were being purchased and 23.6% were rented.

Landlord type Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,867 47.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 605 15.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,452 36.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 42 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 47.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Greater Taree (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 11,763 70.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,131 24.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 387 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Areas), 70.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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