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Corowa Shire (A)

Code LGA12300 (LGA)
People 11,000
Male 5,486
Female 5,514
Median age 47
Families 3,057
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,608
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $873
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 11,000 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,486 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,514 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 143 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,000 people in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 633 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 665 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 716 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 663 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 422 3.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 426 3.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 483 4.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 585 5.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 650 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 708 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 742 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 783 7.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 864 7.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 768 7.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 658 6.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 532 4.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 397 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 306 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,967 55.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 320 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 779 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 703 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,217 24.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.3% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,442 55.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 743 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,828 35.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 215 7.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 587 20.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 228 8.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 589 20.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 100 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 227 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 123 4.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 46 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 673 23.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,861 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 9,661 87.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,010 9.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 463 4.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 340 3.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,606 82.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,867 58.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,443 29.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 319 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 235 4.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,864 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,864 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 510 11.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 437 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 500 10.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 639 13.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,230 48.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 469 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,093 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 873 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was $469.

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

Unpaid work Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,138 68.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,362 26.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,031 11.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,025 22.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Corowa Shire (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, 26.3% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,567 17.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,195 24.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,228 13.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,148 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 Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,567 51.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,080 35.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 382 12.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% were couple families with children, 51.3% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,566 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,766 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,766 and those without children was $1,566.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 477 18.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 74 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 574 21.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 292 11.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 160 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 759 28.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 159 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 155 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,410 81.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 994 18.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,795 86.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 138 3.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 389 8.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 78 1.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.1% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 120 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 892 20.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,141 48.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,144 25.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 104 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,882 42.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,368 31.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 981 22.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 38 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 141 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.7% were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,032 68.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,259 28.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 118 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 251 5.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,669 37.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,682 38.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 630 14.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 176 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% 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 Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 142 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 71 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 71 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 142 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 71 (or 50.0%) were male and 71 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Corowa Shire (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 625 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Corowa Shire (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 $625.

Mortgage and rent Corowa Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Corowa Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

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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