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Greater Hume Shire (A)

Code LGA13340 (LGA)
People 9,815
Male 4,959
Female 4,856
Median age 43
Families 2,649
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,423
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $943
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,815 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,959 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,856 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 200 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,815 people in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 620 6.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 696 7.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 758 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 707 7.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 369 3.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 432 4.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 401 4.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 528 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 629 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 730 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 753 7.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 732 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 750 7.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 596 6.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 406 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 260 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 248 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 203 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,385 56.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 238 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 612 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 526 6.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,976 25.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,966 57.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 510 7.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,449 35.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 192 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 612 20.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 139 4.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 170 5.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 504 16.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 105 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 192 6.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 244 8.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 167 5.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 48 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 630 21.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,003 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,710 88.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 691 7.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 396 4.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 303 3.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,835 84.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,845 59.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,421 29.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 293 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 194 4.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,753 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,753 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 487 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 454 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 478 10.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 520 11.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,329 51.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Greater Hume Shire (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 Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,181 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 943 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was $479.

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

Unpaid work Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,573 72.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,326 30.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 971 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,533 32.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% 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, 32.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,485 19.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,897 24.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,083 14.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,110 14.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,130 42.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,158 43.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 337 12.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.7% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,478 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,764 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,764 and those without children was $1,478.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 511 22.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 93 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 606 26.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 309 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 116 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 386 16.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 135 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 131 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 26.5% 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 Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,610 84.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 641 15.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,521 97.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 1.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 22 0.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 23 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 97.5% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 473 13.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,648 45.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,293 35.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 96 2.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 13.1% had 2 bedrooms and 45.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,559 43.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,226 34.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 666 18.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 125 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.2% were owned outright, 34.0% were owned with a mortgage and 18.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,620 72.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 916 25.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 74 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.6% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 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 Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 136 3.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,042 28.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,365 37.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 928 25.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 139 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.7% 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 Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 201 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 45.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 110 54.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 45.3%) were male and 110 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Greater Hume 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,083.

Mortgage and rent Greater Hume Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Greater Hume Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,250.

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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