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Blayney (A)

Code LGA10850 (LGA)
People 6,985
Male 3,488
Female 3,497
Median age 40
Families 1,853
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,027
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,092
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,985 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,488 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,497 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 206 2.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,985 people in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 510 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 521 7.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 529 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 435 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 353 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 298 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 324 4.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 421 6.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 506 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 524 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 466 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 490 7.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 418 6.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 362 5.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 310 4.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 227 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 190 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 101 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,848 52.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 193 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 459 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 356 6.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,561 28.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,607 53.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 410 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,826 37.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 145 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 498 23.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 137 6.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 346 16.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 96 4.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 49 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 142 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 143 6.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 483 23.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,094 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,169 88.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 510 7.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 334 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 216 3.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,455 83.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 83.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,015 61.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 886 27.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 208 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 157 4.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,266 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,266 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 310 10.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 286 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 285 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 477 15.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,539 49.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,376 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,092 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) was $533.

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

Unpaid work Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,891 71.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,608 29.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 626 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,243 22.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,002 18.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,464 27.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 725 13.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 695 12.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 745 40.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 802 43.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 281 15.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas) 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,712 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,136 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,136 and those without children was $1,712.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 320 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 60 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 384 24.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 233 15.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 75 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 281 18.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 105 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,549 87.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 365 12.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,415 94.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 2.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 58 2.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.7% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 86 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 367 14.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,179 46.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 854 33.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 54 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 Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.4% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 967 37.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 916 35.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 586 23.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.9% were owned outright, 35.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,833 71.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 679 26.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.9% were family households, 26.6% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 128 5.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 781 30.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 950 37.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 608 23.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.9% 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 Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 205 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 106 51.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 99 48.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 205 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 106 (or 51.7%) were male and 99 (or 48.3%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blayney (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 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,319 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,319.

Mortgage and rent Blayney (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,592 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Blayney (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,592.

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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