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Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City

Code 130150111 (SLA)
People 20,102
Male 9,483
Female 10,619
Median age 32
Families 4,608
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 8,535
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $944
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,443
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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People — demographics & education
People Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 20,102 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,483 47.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,619 52.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,454 7.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,102 people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.2% of the population.

Age Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,236 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,246 6.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,331 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,959 9.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,309 11.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,317 6.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,080 5.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,055 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,154 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,215 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,240 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,083 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 977 4.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 796 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 688 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 536 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 442 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 438 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,268 38.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 529 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,290 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,047 6.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,148 43.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 38.5% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,459 41.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,484 11.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,082 46.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 374 4.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,098 13.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 195 2.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 286 3.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 840 10.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 154 1.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 446 5.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 603 7.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,623 31.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 95 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,568 18.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,282 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) 41.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.1% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 38.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 16,247 80.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,783 15.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,044 5.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 756 4.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 13,869 75.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,784 53.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,902 32.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 517 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 758 8.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,961 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 8,961 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 53.4% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,179 14.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 778 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 942 11.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,804 22.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,984 36.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 471 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,234 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 944 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) was $471.

Travel to work, top responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,326 69.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,978 24.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,802 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,192 25.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,679 22.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,312 26.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,921 11.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,416 8.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,814 39.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,766 38.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 947 20.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 80 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 38.3% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 20.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,741 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,010 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,010 and those without children was $1,741.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 778 21.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 144 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 778 21.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 451 12.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 223 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 728 20.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 208 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 271 7.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,172 89.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 856 10.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,689 79.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 483 6.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 950 13.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 79.3% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 330 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,461 20.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,222 44.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,979 27.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 158 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,195 30.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,890 26.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,841 39.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 200 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 30.6% were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 4,551 63.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,211 30.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 411 5.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 5.7% were group households.

Household income Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,443 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
None 764 10.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,119 43.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,229 31.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 811 11.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 250 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), 43.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,453 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 674 46.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 779 53.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), there were 1,453 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 674 (or 46.4%) were male and 779 (or 53.6%) 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 Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % 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 741 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local 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 $741.

Mortgage and rent Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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