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Bombala (A)

Code LGA11000 (LGA)
People 2,409
Male 1,218
Female 1,191
Median age 46
Families 660
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,392
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $805
Median monthly mortgage repayments $962
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,409 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,218 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,191 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,409 people in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 134 5.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 143 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 170 7.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 132 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 78 3.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 113 4.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 104 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 122 5.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 155 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 181 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 194 8.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 195 8.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 204 8.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 148 6.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 102 4.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 79 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 66 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 87 3.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 991 50.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 83 4.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 179 9.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 174 8.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 538 27.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 904 51.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 180 10.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 666 38.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 50 8.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 154 25.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 4.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 137 22.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 1.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 54 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 36 5.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 122 20.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 610 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,121 88.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 232 10.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 116 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 87 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,850 81.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 706 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 326 28.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 64 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,138 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,138 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 126 11.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 97 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 107 9.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 172 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 531 48.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,010 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 805 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,454 74.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 503 25.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 286 14.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 657 33.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 359 18.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 529 26.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 272 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 297 15.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 322 48.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 239 36.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 94 14.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.2% were couple families with children, 48.8% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 32.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 67.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas) 32.3% of single parents were male and 67.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,481 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,693 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,693 and those without children was $1,481.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 122 21.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 133 23.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 13.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 115 20.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 31 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,006 73.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 355 26.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 73.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 968 96.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 1.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 1.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 96.4% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 2.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 181 18.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 501 49.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 267 26.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 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 Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 502 50.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 251 25.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 213 21.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.1% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 21.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 651 64.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 332 33.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.8% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.8% 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 962 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 73 7.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 330 32.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 373 37.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 198 19.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.7% 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 Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 50.0%) were male and 24 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bombala (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 2.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent Bombala (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 50 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 802 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bombala (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $50 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $802.

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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