2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Kempsey (A)

Code LGA14350 (LGA)
People 26,887
Male 13,322
Female 13,565
Australian citizenship 25,215
People born overseas 1,747
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47
Families 7,216
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,080
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Total 26,887 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 13,322 49.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 13,565 50.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,285 8.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 26,887 people were counted in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 8.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kempsey (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,781 6.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,291 16.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,790 10.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 10,304 38.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,225 12.0 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,492 16.7 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 6,072 children aged 0-14 years and 7,717 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 25,215 93.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,747 6.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 25,215 people were Australian citizens, 1,747 were born overseas and 47 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kempsey (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,806 51.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,719 13.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,668 8.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 5,626 27.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.1% were separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 27.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Australia 23,722 88.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kempsey (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,677 46.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,433 34.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 286 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,665 16.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 10,026 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 10,061 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 10,061 people aged 15 years and over in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 46.5% worked full-time, 34.1% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 16.5% were unemployed. 10,026 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,916 40.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,782 38.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,417 19.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 101 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 7,216 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 7,216 families were counted: of these, 40.4% were couple families without children, 38.6% were couple families with children, 19.6% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,412 86.2 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,080 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 10,412 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,964 86.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 333 3.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 609 5.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 469 4.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 37 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.1% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,177 49.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,992 19.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,568 24.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 323 3.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 349 3.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.1% were being purchased and 24.7% were rented.

Landlord type Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,102 42.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 348 13.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,092 42.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 32 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 42.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Kempsey (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,121 68.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,482 23.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 231 2.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kempsey (A) (Local Government Areas), 68.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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