2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Medowie

Code UCL151400 (UCL)
People 6,278
Male 3,112
Female 3,166
Australian citizenship 5,935
People born overseas 552
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 1,784
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,122
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Medowie % Australia %
Total 6,278 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 3,112 49.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 3,166 50.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 2.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 6,278 people were counted in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Medowie % Australia %
People
0-4 years 601 9.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 1,271 20.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 817 13.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 2,897 46.1 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 435 6.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 268 4.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 1,872 children aged 0-14 years and 703 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Medowie % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,935 94.5 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 552 8.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.0 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 5,935 people were Australian citizens, 552 were born overseas and 3 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Medowie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,664 60.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 429 9.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 105 2.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 1,224 27.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.7% were separated or divorced, 2.4% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Medowie % Australia %
Australia 5,474 87.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Medowie % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Medowie % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Medowie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,828 60.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 915 30.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 68 2.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 235 7.7 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,279 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,046 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 3,046 people aged 15 years and over in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 30.0% worked part-time, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.7% were unemployed. 1,279 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Medowie % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Medowie % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Medowie % Australia %
Couple family without children 501 28.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,037 58.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 238 13.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 8 0.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,784 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 1,784 families were counted: of these, 28.1% were couple families without children, 58.1% were couple families with children, 13.3% were one parent families and 0.4% 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 Medowie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,040 96.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,122 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 2,040 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Medowie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,967 96.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 2.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 0.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 11 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.4% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Medowie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 566 27.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 882 43.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 504 24.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 34 1.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 53 2.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.2% were being purchased and 24.7% were rented.

Landlord type Medowie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 261 51.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 7 1.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 232 46.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 6 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 51.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Medowie % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,768 86.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 200 9.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 40 2.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Medowie (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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