2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Balranald

Code UCL103400 (UCL)
People 1,216
Male 599
Female 617
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 1,124
People born overseas 44
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 316
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 575
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $696
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Balranald % Australia %
Total 1,216 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 599 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 617 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 98 8.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,216 people were usually resident in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 8.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Balranald % Australia %
People
0-4 years 66 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 183 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 134 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 483 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 120 9.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 232 19.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.5% of people usually resident in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Balranald % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,124 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 44 3.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 3.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Balranald % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 484 49.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 111 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 85 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 290 29.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Balranald % Australia %
Australia 1,080 88.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Balranald % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Balranald % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 329 59.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 152 27.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 6.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 345 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 553 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 553 people aged 15 years and over in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.5% worked full-time, 27.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.7% were unemployed. 345 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Balranald % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 381 -- 466 --
Family 957 -- 1,171 --
Household 696 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $381, the median family income was $957 and the median household income was $696.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Balranald % Australia %
Couple family without children 139 44.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 113 35.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 59 18.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 316 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 316 families in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.0% were couple families without children, 35.8% were couple families with children, 18.7% 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 Balranald % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 495 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 575 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 495 occupied private dwellings were counted in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Balranald % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 429 86.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 47 9.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Balranald % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 171 34.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 125 25.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 156 31.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.5% were rented.

Landlord type Balranald % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 22 14.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 16 10.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 114 73.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 14.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 73.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Balranald % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balranald % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 310 62.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 144 29.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 13 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Balranald (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.1% 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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