2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Barraba

Code UCL105000 (UCL)
People 1,161
Male 560
Female 601
Median age 54
Australian citizenship 1,059
People born overseas 69
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 309
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 627
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $498
Median monthly mortgage repayment $500
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Barraba % Australia %
Total 1,161 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 560 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 601 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 4.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,161 people were usually resident in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 4.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Barraba % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 121 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 97 8.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 328 28.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 167 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 401 34.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 54 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.6% of people usually resident in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 48.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 54 years.

Selected characteristics Barraba % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,059 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 69 5.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Barraba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 480 48.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 149 15.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 133 13.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 235 23.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.0% were either separated or divorced, 13.4% were widowed and 23.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Barraba % Australia %
Australia 1,000 86.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Barraba % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Barraba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 183 50.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 109 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 12.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 552 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 364 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 364 people aged 15 years and over in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 50.3% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.9% were unemployed. 552 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Barraba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 273 -- 466 --
Family 605 -- 1,171 --
Household 498 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $273, the median family income was $605 and the median household income was $498.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Barraba % Australia %
Couple family without children 155 50.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 87 28.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 59 19.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 2.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 309 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 309 families in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.2% were couple families without children, 28.2% were couple families with children, 19.1% were one parent families and 2.6% 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 Barraba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 518 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 627 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 518 occupied private dwellings were counted in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Barraba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 493 95.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 3.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Barraba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 281 54.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 85 16.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 103 19.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.4% were owned with a mortgage and 19.9% were rented.

Landlord type Barraba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 32 31.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 7 6.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 53 51.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 13.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Barraba % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $500. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barraba % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 304 58.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 178 34.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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