2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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Narooma

Code UCL159000 (UCL)
People 3,100
Male 1,546
Female 1,554
Median age 52
Australian citizenship 2,838
People born overseas 426
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 901
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,035
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $572
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Narooma % Australia %
Total 3,100 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,546 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,554 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 112 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,100 people were usually resident in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Narooma % Australia %
People
0-4 years 114 3.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 293 9.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 266 8.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 999 32.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 551 17.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 878 28.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 52 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.1% of people usually resident in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 46.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 52 years.

Selected characteristics Narooma % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,838 91.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 426 13.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.5% of people usually resident in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 13.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Narooma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,496 55.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 382 14.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 252 9.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 567 21.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.2% were either separated or divorced, 9.4% were widowed and 21.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Narooma % Australia %
Australia 2,507 80.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Narooma % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Narooma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 555 48.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 394 34.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 59 5.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 97 8.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,433 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,139 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,139 people aged 15 years and over in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 48.7% worked full-time, 34.6% worked part-time, 5.2% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.5% were unemployed. 1,433 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narooma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 321 -- 466 --
Family 702 -- 1,171 --
Household 572 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $321, the median family income was $702 and the median household income was $572.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Narooma % Australia %
Couple family without children 519 57.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 244 27.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 131 14.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 901 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 901 families in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 57.6% were couple families without children, 27.1% were couple families with children, 14.5% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Narooma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,447 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,035 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,447 occupied private dwellings were counted in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Narooma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,062 73.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 154 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 154 10.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 77 5.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.4% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.6% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Narooma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 748 51.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 235 16.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 399 27.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 60 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), 51.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

Landlord type Narooma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 182 45.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 65 16.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 135 33.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Narooma % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 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 Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narooma % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 896 61.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 435 30.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Narooma (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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