2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Moree

Code UCL154600 (UCL)
People 8,083
Male 4,036
Female 4,047
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 6,867
People born overseas 386
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 1,890
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,477
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $902
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $135
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Moree % Australia %
Total 8,083 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,036 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,047 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,809 22.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 8,083 people were usually resident in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 22.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Moree % Australia %
People
0-4 years 682 8.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,185 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,013 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,318 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 904 11.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 981 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.1% of people usually resident in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Moree % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,867 85.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 386 4.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.0% of people usually resident in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.8% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Moree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,699 43.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 675 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 437 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,407 38.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 38.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Moree % Australia %
Australia 6,617 81.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Moree % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Moree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,265 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 792 22.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 127 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 118 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 278 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,839 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,580 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,580 people aged 15 years and over in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 22.1% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 1,839 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Moree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 457 -- 466 --
Family 1,072 -- 1,171 --
Household 902 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $457, the median family income was $1,072 and the median household income was $902.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Moree % Australia %
Couple family without children 635 33.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 785 41.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 432 22.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 38 2.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,890 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,890 families in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 33.6% were couple families without children, 41.5% were couple families with children, 22.9% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Moree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,126 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,477 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,126 occupied private dwellings were counted in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Moree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,430 77.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 1.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 451 14.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 174 5.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 16 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.4% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Moree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 820 26.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 731 23.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,138 36.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 30 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 406 13.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Landlord type Moree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 490 43.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 291 25.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 321 28.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 36 3.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Moree % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Moree % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,847 59.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 710 22.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 106 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Moree (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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