2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Narrabri (A)

Code LGA15750 (LGA)
People 13,119
Male 6,595
Female 6,524
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 12,177
People born overseas 502
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28
Families 3,520
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,820
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $792
Median monthly mortgage repayment $927
Median weekly rent $110
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People — demographics
People Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Total 13,119 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,595 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,524 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,202 9.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 13,119 people were usually resident in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 9.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Narrabri (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 952 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,048 15.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,495 11.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,213 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,543 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,868 14.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.9% of people usually resident in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,177 92.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 502 3.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.8% of people usually resident in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 3.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Narrabri (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,299 52.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,027 10.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 732 7.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,063 30.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.2% were widowed and 30.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Australia 11,761 89.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrabri (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,702 59.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,596 25.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 236 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 224 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 440 7.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,378 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,198 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,198 people aged 15 years and over in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.7% worked full-time, 25.8% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 3,378 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrabri (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 410 -- 466 --
Family 1,034 -- 1,171 --
Household 792 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $410, the median family income was $1,034 and the median household income was $792.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,371 38.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,525 43.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 566 16.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 58 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,520 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,520 families in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 38.9% were couple families without children, 43.3% were couple families with children, 16.1% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,039 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,820 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,039 occupied private dwellings were counted in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,430 87.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 0.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 445 8.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 131 2.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.9% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,821 36.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,374 27.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,488 29.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 56 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 303 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Landlord type Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 341 22.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 236 15.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 784 52.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 128 8.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 22.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 927 -- 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 Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $927. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrabri (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,471 68.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,250 24.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 112 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 68.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.8% 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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