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Berrigan (A)

Code LGA10650 (LGA)
People 8,066
Male 4,002
Female 4,064
Median age 48
Families 2,187
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,030
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $776
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $145
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,066 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,002 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,064 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 166 2.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,066 people in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 441 5.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 457 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 497 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 529 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 275 3.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 310 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 346 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 411 5.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 434 5.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 469 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 585 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 606 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 673 8.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 616 7.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 510 6.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 372 4.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 281 3.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 255 3.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,598 54.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 255 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 637 9.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 576 8.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,603 24.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,150 54.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 506 8.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,131 36.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 131 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 400 18.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 138 6.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 2.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 407 18.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 47 2.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 69 3.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 171 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 89 4.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 640 29.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,171 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 24.1% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,036 87.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 738 9.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 353 4.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 237 3.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,236 82.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,075 58.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,070 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 269 7.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 157 4.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,571 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,571 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 411 12.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 303 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 354 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 432 12.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,638 48.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 428 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 958 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 776 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) was $428.

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

Unpaid work Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,551 68.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,624 24.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 820 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,969 29.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,174 17.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,583 23.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 919 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 875 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,145 52.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 743 34.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 272 12.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% were couple families with children, 52.3% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,476 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,616 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,616 and those without children was $1,476.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 335 17.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 77 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 371 19.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 212 11.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 115 6.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 502 26.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 118 6.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 158 8.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,246 83.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 649 16.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 83.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,854 87.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 146 4.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 160 4.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 83 2.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.9% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 86 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 569 17.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,628 50.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 873 26.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 82 2.5 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 50.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,436 44.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 908 28.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 751 23.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 117 3.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 44.2% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,165 66.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,028 31.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 54 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 145 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 194 6.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,228 37.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,159 35.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 517 15.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 147 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 166 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 79 47.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 87 52.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 166 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 79 (or 47.6%) were male and 87 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Berrigan (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 850 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $850.

Mortgage and rent Berrigan (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,450 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Berrigan (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,450.

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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