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Narrabri (A)

Code LGA15750 (LGA)
People 12,925
Male 6,479
Female 6,446
Median age 39
Families 3,434
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,915
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $982
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People — demographics & education
People Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,925 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,479 50.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,446 49.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,389 10.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,925 people in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.7% of the population.

Age Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,003 7.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 912 7.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 949 7.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 822 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 660 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 669 5.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 763 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 799 6.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 847 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 914 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 940 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 829 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 784 6.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 653 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 514 4.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 372 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 266 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 230 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,108 50.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 346 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 691 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 740 7.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,168 31.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,653 52.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 927 10.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,332 37.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 255 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 766 20.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 333 9.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 52 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 715 19.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 38 1.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 49 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 289 7.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 168 4.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 42 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,011 27.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,718 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 11,573 89.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 615 5.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 381 3.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 304 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,604 89.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,873 62.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,548 25.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 415 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 336 5.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,172 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,172 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.8% were employed full time, 25.1% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 534 9.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 484 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 530 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 857 14.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,012 51.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,246 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 982 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) was $520.

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

Unpaid work Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,845 68.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,904 28.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,088 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,502 24.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,823 18.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,438 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,284 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,300 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,429 41.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,432 41.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 526 15.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 48 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.7% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas) 20.9% of single parents were male and 79.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,587 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,965 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,965 and those without children was $1,587.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 718 25.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 81 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 642 22.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 386 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 123 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 511 17.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 196 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 204 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,783 85.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 789 14.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,274 89.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 0.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 389 8.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 69 1.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 204 4.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 790 16.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,188 45.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,431 29.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 152 3.2 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 Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% 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 Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,757 36.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,342 28.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,434 30.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 55 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 195 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.7% were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,395 71.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,277 26.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 110 2.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Narrabri (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 -- 94.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 341 7.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,468 30.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,725 36.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,027 21.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 221 4.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% 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 Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,388 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 671 48.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 717 51.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,388 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 671 (or 48.3%) were male and 717 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narrabri (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 743 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narrabri (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 $743.

Mortgage and rent Narrabri (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,198 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Narrabri (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,198.

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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