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Goulburn Mulwaree (A)

Code LGA13310 (LGA)
People 27,481
Male 13,881
Female 13,600
Median age 41
Families 7,266
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 12,711
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $981
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 27,481 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 13,881 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 13,600 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 779 2.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 27,481 people in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,687 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,659 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,867 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,802 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,500 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,509 5.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,482 5.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,771 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,846 6.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,012 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,901 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,871 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,773 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,513 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,142 4.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 861 3.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 699 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 586 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,427 46.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 889 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,090 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,604 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,256 32.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,368 48.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,023 10.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,011 41.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 513 6.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,639 20.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 493 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 67 0.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,222 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 504 6.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 69 0.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 786 9.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 509 6.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 151 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,251 27.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,204 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 21.9% in secondary school and 15.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 23,785 86.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,823 11.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,331 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 901 3.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 20,239 80.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 80.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,669 59.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,706 28.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 749 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 737 5.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,861 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 12,861 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,154 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,176 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,376 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,580 21.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,086 42.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 516 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,281 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 981 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) was $516.

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

Unpaid work Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 15,329 68.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,143 27.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,788 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,910 17.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,147 18.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,656 25.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,993 13.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,533 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,955 40.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,888 39.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,319 18.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 106 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.7% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,806 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,073 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,073 and those without children was $1,806.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,293 22.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 196 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,285 22.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 767 13.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 305 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,243 21.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 362 6.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 391 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,454 85.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,822 14.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,234 88.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 580 5.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 454 4.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 160 1.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 88.3% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 52 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 347 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,801 17.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,810 46.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,249 31.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 199 1.9 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,755 35.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,433 32.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,943 28.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 262 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,159 68.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,036 29.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 261 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.5% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 896 8.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,731 35.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,605 34.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,851 17.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 374 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Goulburn Mulwaree (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 780 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 421 54.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 359 46.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goulburn Mulwaree (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 780 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 421 (or 54.0%) were male and 359 (or 46.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

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

In Goulburn Mulwaree (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 $941.

Mortgage and rent Goulburn Mulwaree (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 1,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Goulburn Mulwaree (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 $1,500.

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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