2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Nambucca (A)

Code LGA15700 (LGA)
People 17,660
Male 8,717
Female 8,943
Australian citizenship 16,280
People born overseas 1,566
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 58
Families 4,705
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,083
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Total 17,660 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 8,717 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 8,943 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 954 5.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 17,660 people were counted in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 5.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Nambucca (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 973 5.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,688 15.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,749 9.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,379 36.1 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,146 12.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 3,727 21.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,661 children aged 0-14 years and 5,873 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 16,280 92.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,566 8.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 58 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 16,280 people were Australian citizens, 1,566 were born overseas and 58 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Nambucca (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,262 51.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,937 13.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,240 8.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,558 25.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.8% were separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 25.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Australia 14,943 84.6 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Nambucca (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,817 45.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,055 33.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 172 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,133 18.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 7,125 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,177 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,177 people aged 15 years and over in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 45.6% worked full-time, 33.3% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 18.3% were unemployed. 7,125 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,120 45.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,637 34.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 898 19.1 762,632 15.4
Other family 50 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 4,705 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 4,705 families were counted: of these, 45.1% were couple families without children, 34.8% were couple families with children, 19.1% 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 Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,249 89.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,083 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 7,249 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,932 81.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 197 2.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 551 7.6 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 491 6.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 78 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.8% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.6% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,509 48.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,255 17.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,868 25.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 240 3.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 384 5.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.3% were being purchased and 25.8% were rented.

Landlord type Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 776 41.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 280 15.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 778 41.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 35 1.9 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 41.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Nambucca (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,656 64.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,924 26.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 205 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Nambucca (A) (Local Government Areas), 64.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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