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Inverell (A)

Code LGA14200 (LGA)
People 16,075
Male 7,898
Female 8,177
Median age 41
Families 4,334
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 7,134
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $792
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 16,075 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,898 49.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,177 50.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,052 6.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,075 people in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.5% of the population.

Age Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,136 7.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,100 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,182 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,070 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 753 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 804 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 808 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 946 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,007 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,040 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,107 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 981 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,050 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 928 5.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 796 5.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 580 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 424 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 364 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,493 51.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 495 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,005 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 966 7.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,699 29.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.3% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,821 51.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,065 9.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,399 39.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 312 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,074 22.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 293 6.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 58 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 934 19.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 156 3.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 59 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 424 9.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 225 4.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 48 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,124 23.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,707 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 14,293 88.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,165 7.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 635 4.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 423 2.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 12,893 85.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,054 59.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,914 28.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 369 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 496 7.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,833 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,833 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 715 11.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 529 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 672 10.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,267 20.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,787 44.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 963 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 792 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) was $430.

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

Unpaid work Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,743 69.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,517 27.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,565 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,880 22.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,205 17.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,060 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,738 13.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,742 13.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,874 43.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,662 38.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 743 17.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 55 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.3% were couple families with children, 43.2% were couple families without children and 17.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,372 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,677 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,677 and those without children was $1,372.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 743 21.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 121 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 677 19.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 450 12.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 166 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 934 26.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 184 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 267 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,080 87.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 841 12.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,473 90.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 461 7.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 71 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 42 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 279 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 990 16.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,755 45.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,866 30.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 149 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,331 38.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,808 29.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,696 27.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 59 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 186 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.3% were owned outright, 29.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 4,273 70.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,672 27.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 138 2.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.2% were family households, 27.5% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 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 Inverell (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 -- 93.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 524 8.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,147 35.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,124 34.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,055 17.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 230 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Inverell (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,053 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 548 52.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 505 48.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,053 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 548 (or 52.0%) were male and 505 (or 48.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Inverell (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 744 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Inverell (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $744.

Mortgage and rent Inverell (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 1,192 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Inverell (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 $1,192.

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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