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Armidale Dumaresq (A)

Code LGA10110 (LGA)
People 24,105
Male 11,515
Female 12,590
Median age 35
Families 5,746
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 10,168
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $991
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,441
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 24,105 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,515 47.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,590 52.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,513 6.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,105 people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.3% of the population.

Age Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,405 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,521 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,672 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,306 9.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,485 10.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,424 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,195 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,253 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,426 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,628 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,606 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,462 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,259 5.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,008 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 862 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 632 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 491 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 471 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,281 42.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 603 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,489 7.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,169 6.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,963 40.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 42.5% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,291 45.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,652 10.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,991 43.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 437 4.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,313 13.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 241 2.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 411 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,014 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 223 2.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 615 6.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 677 7.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,815 29.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 102 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,762 18.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,610 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) 39.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.5% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 36.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 19,766 82.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,179 14.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,272 5.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 917 4.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 16,916 75.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 75.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,128 54.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,610 32.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 640 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 827 7.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,205 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 11,205 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,444 13.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,006 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,163 11.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,124 20.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,002 38.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 494 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,292 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 991 -- 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) (Local Government Areas) was $494.

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

Unpaid work Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,971 71.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,868 25.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,193 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,311 27.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government 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, 25.0% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,370 22.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,307 27.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,471 12.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,823 9.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,322 40.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,289 39.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,049 18.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 86 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,747 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,033 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,033 and those without children was $1,747.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,064 23.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 199 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,039 22.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 558 12.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 277 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 865 18.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 261 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 355 7.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,589 89.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,037 10.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,080 82.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 491 5.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 958 11.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 48 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.4% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 369 4.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,585 18.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,704 43.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,721 31.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 182 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,888 33.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,321 27.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,075 35.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 71 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 233 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.6% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 5,690 66.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,467 28.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 431 5.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.3% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Armidale Dumaresq (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,441 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 779 9.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,414 39.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,887 33.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,229 14.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 279 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,513 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 698 46.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 815 53.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,513 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 698 (or 46.1%) were male and 815 (or 53.9%) 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) % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 740 -- 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) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $740.

Mortgage and rent Armidale Dumaresq (A) % 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 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Armidale Dumaresq (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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