2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Yamba

Code UCL186400 (UCL)
People 5,621
Male 2,765
Female 2,856
Australian citizenship 5,315
People born overseas 503
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38
Families 1,459
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,002
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Yamba % Australia %
Total 5,621 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 2,765 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 2,856 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 221 3.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 5,621 people were counted in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 3.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Yamba % Australia %
People
0-4 years 291 5.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 634 11.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 425 7.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,741 31.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 927 16.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,605 28.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 925 children aged 0-14 years and 2,532 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Yamba % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,315 94.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 503 8.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38 0.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 5,315 people were Australian citizens, 503 were born overseas and 38 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Yamba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,871 61.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 523 11.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 395 8.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 901 19.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.1% were separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 19.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Yamba % Australia %
Australia 4,881 86.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Yamba % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yamba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 845 46.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 671 37.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 49 2.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 239 13.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 2,751 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,804 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 1,804 people aged 15 years and over in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 46.8% worked full-time, 37.2% worked part-time, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.2% were unemployed. 2,751 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Yamba % Australia %
Couple family without children 838 57.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 403 27.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 204 14.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 14 1.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,459 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 1,459 families were counted: of these, 57.4% were couple families without children, 27.6% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Yamba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,416 80.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,002 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 2,416 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Yamba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,490 61.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 349 14.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 270 11.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 303 12.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.7% were separate houses, 14.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.2% were flats, units or apartments and 12.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Yamba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,279 52.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 308 12.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 682 28.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 72 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 80 3.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 12.7% were being purchased and 28.2% were rented.

Landlord type Yamba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 439 64.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 3 0.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 227 33.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 9 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 64.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Yamba % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,438 59.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 564 23.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 67 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Yamba (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.3% 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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