2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Tumut

Code UCL176400 (UCL)
People 5,925
Male 2,890
Female 3,035
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 5,339
People born overseas 388
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 1,556
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,649
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $737
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tumut % Australia %
Total 5,925 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,890 48.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,035 51.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 233 3.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,925 people were usually resident in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 3.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tumut % Australia %
People
0-4 years 383 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 854 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 696 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,254 38.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 704 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,035 17.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Tumut % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,339 90.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 388 6.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.1% of people usually resident in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tumut % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,289 48.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 544 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 469 10.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,386 29.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 10.0% were widowed and 29.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tumut % Australia %
Australia 5,118 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tumut % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tumut % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,513 59.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 690 27.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 85 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 64 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 192 7.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,844 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,544 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,544 people aged 15 years and over in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.5% worked full-time, 27.1% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.5% were unemployed. 1,844 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tumut % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 466 --
Family 1,012 -- 1,171 --
Household 737 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $370, the median family income was $1,012 and the median household income was $737.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Tumut % Australia %
Couple family without children 616 39.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 661 42.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 263 16.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,556 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,556 families in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 39.6% were couple families without children, 42.5% were couple families with children, 16.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Tumut % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,382 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,649 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,382 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tumut % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,053 86.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 74 3.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 225 9.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 27 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.2% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tumut % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 888 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 625 26.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 690 29.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 164 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Landlord type Tumut % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 337 48.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 177 25.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 155 22.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tumut % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 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 Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tumut % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,544 64.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 676 28.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 40 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.4% 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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