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Bathurst Regional (A)

Code LGA10470 (LGA)
People 38,519
Male 19,327
Female 19,192
Median age 36
Families 9,693
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 15,835
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,142
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 38,519 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 19,327 50.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 19,192 49.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,634 4.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 38,519 people in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,642 6.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,677 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,680 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,027 7.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,202 8.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,312 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,169 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,419 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,512 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,515 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,540 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,339 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,132 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,727 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,206 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 990 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 782 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 646 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,056 46.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,020 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,545 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,691 5.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,211 36.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,601 48.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,821 10.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,617 40.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 740 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,878 13.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,230 9.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 245 1.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,523 11.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 914 6.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 390 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,022 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,161 16.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 160 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,261 24.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 13,524 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 23.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 33,178 86.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,836 10.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,947 5.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,421 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 28,060 79.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 79.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,951 59.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,523 29.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,057 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 988 5.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,519 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 18,519 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,062 11.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,672 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,788 10.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,387 19.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,562 43.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 544 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,437 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,142 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) was $544.

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

Unpaid work Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 22,023 72.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,965 29.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,441 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,190 20.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,512 21.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,224 26.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,987 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,297 10.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,793 39.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,126 42.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,628 16.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 147 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,977 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,204 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,204 and those without children was $1,977.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,915 24.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 281 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,864 23.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,104 13.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 397 5.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,349 17.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 486 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 523 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,655 90.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,512 10.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,662 85.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,005 7.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 900 6.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 58 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 73 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 441 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,111 15.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,569 40.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,186 38.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 277 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 40.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,471 32.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,693 34.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,058 29.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 71 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 362 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.7% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 9,552 70.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,548 26.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 555 4.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.0% were family households, 26.0% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Bathurst Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,036 7.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,656 34.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,000 36.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,511 18.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 453 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.4% 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 Regional (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,635 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 854 52.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 781 47.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,635 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 854 (or 52.2%) were male and 781 (or 47.8%) 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 Regional (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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 943 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bathurst Regional (A) (Local Government 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 $943.

Mortgage and rent Bathurst Regional (A) % 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 Regional (A) (Local Government 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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