2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Inverell

Code SSC17571 (SSC)
People 9,749
Male 4,681
Female 5,068
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 9,132
People born overseas 386
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 2,561
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,294
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $640
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Inverell % Australia %
Total 9,749 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,681 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,068 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 637 6.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,749 people were usually resident in Inverell (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Inverell % Australia %
People
0-4 years 668 6.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,463 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,193 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,366 34.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,158 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,901 19.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Inverell (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Inverell % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,132 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 386 4.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Inverell (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.0% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Inverell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,731 49.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 817 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 780 10.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,290 30.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Inverell (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 10.2% were widowed and 30.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Inverell % Australia %
Australia 8,883 91.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Inverell % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Inverell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,363 58.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,063 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 119 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 105 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 389 9.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,256 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,039 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,039 people aged 15 years and over in Inverell (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.5% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.6% were unemployed. 3,256 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Inverell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 360 -- 466 --
Family 857 -- 1,171 --
Household 640 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $360, the median family income was $857 and the median household income was $640.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Inverell % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,059 41.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 950 37.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 510 19.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 42 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,561 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,561 families in Inverell (State Suburbs): of these 41.4% were couple families without children, 37.1% were couple families with children, 19.9% were one parent families and 1.6% were other families.

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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 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,900 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,294 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,900 occupied private dwellings were counted in Inverell (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Inverell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,308 84.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 70 1.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 428 11.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 94 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Inverell (State Suburbs), 84.8% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Inverell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,391 35.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,098 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,200 30.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 37 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 173 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (State Suburbs), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

Landlord type Inverell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 515 42.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 212 17.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 434 36.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 40 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Inverell % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Inverell % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,536 65.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,159 29.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 101 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Inverell (State Suburbs), 65.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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