2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Inverell (A)

Code LGA14200 (LGA)
People 15,510
Male 7,652
Female 7,858
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 14,444
People born overseas 729
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33
Families 4,187
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,925
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $642
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Inverell (A) % Australia %
Total 15,510 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 7,652 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,858 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 825 5.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 15,510 people were usually resident in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 5.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Inverell (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,039 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,378 15.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,738 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,629 36.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,960 12.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,765 17.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.0% of people usually resident in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Inverell (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 14,444 93.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 729 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.1% of people usually resident in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Inverell (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,482 53.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,225 10.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,028 8.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,355 27.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.1% were either separated or divorced, 8.5% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Inverell (A) % Australia %
Australia 13,996 90.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Inverell (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,949 59.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,746 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 207 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 177 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 553 8.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,899 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,632 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,632 people aged 15 years and over in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.5% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.3% were unemployed. 4,899 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Inverell (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 352 -- 466 --
Family 840 -- 1,171 --
Household 642 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $352, the median family income was $840 and the median household income was $642.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Inverell (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,767 42.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,675 40.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 685 16.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 60 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,187 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,187 families in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 42.2% were couple families without children, 40.0% were couple families with children, 16.4% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Inverell (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,078 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,925 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,078 occupied private dwellings were counted in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Inverell (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,408 89.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 78 1.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 432 7.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 160 2.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.0% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Inverell (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,424 39.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,722 28.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,534 25.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 85 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 313 5.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.3% were owned with a mortgage and 25.2% were rented.

Landlord type Inverell (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 567 37.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 216 14.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 646 42.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 103 6.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 37.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Inverell (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Inverell (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,136 68.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,593 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 132 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 68.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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