2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Significant Urban Areas

Bathurst

Code 1005 (SUA)
People 32,479
Male 16,201
Female 16,278
Median age 34
Families 8,081
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 13,150
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,137
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 32,479 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,201 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,278 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,492 4.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,479 people in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,322 7.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,256 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,204 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,581 7.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,955 9.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,106 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,927 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,054 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,064 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,996 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,046 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,858 5.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,635 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,320 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 997 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 876 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 694 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 588 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,385 44.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 866 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,096 8.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,487 5.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,871 38.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) aged 15 years and over, 44.3% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,236 46.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,423 11.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,201 42.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 641 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,537 13.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,049 9.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 190 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,259 10.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 717 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 331 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 885 7.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,062 17.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 126 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,740 23.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,537 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) 35.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 25.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 27,954 86.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,272 11.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,646 5.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,151 3.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 23,684 79.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 79.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,157 58.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,601 29.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 887 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 890 5.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 15,535 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 15,535 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,718 11.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,393 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,491 10.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,953 20.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,201 42.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 544 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,439 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,137 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) was $544.

Travel to work, top responses Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 18,404 71.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,547 29.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,784 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,961 19.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,592 21.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,864 26.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,266 12.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,684 10.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,093 38.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,396 42.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,459 18.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 133 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 42.0% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,023 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,215 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,215 and those without children was $2,023.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,564 24.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 214 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,541 23.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 910 14.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 302 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,142 17.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 403 6.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 413 6.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), of couple families, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 23.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,538 91.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,049 8.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,593 83.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 999 8.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 890 7.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 39 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 83.1% were separate houses, 8.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 59 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 358 3.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,852 16.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,764 41.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,256 36.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 248 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,542 30.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,906 33.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,729 32.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 47 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 314 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 30.7% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 32.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,967 69.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,069 26.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 502 4.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 26.6% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 25.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
None 987 8.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,170 36.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,092 35.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,893 16.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 397 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,492 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 780 52.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 712 47.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), there were 1,492 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 780 (or 52.3%) were male and 712 (or 47.7%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 958 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $958.

Mortgage and rent Bathurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bathurst (Significant Urban Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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