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Narrandera (A)

Code LGA15800 (LGA)
People 5,902
Male 2,919
Female 2,983
Median age 43
Families 1,506
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,795
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $810
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,075
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,902 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,919 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,983 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 593 10.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,902 people in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.0% of the population.

Age Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 446 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 396 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 399 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 383 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 234 4.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 271 4.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 293 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 321 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 339 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 386 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 464 7.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 388 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 412 7.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 324 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 254 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 229 3.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 201 3.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 160 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,329 50.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 182 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 320 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 412 8.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,418 30.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,045 50.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 322 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,686 41.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 137 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 281 15.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 161 9.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 0.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 293 16.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 111 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 144 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 60 3.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 29 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 530 30.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,763 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.4% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,160 87.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 358 6.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 221 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 105 1.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,710 87.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,552 60.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 693 26.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 195 7.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 135 5.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,575 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,575 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 26.9% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 242 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 208 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 245 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 385 15.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,170 47.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,013 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 810 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) was $453.

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

Unpaid work Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,989 64.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,287 27.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 595 12.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,216 26.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 790 16.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,010 21.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 579 12.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 610 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 21.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 615 40.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 606 40.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 262 17.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,413 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,719 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,719 and those without children was $1,413.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 263 21.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 285 23.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 138 11.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 50 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 253 20.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 93 7.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 94 7.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,245 84.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 402 15.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,097 93.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 1.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 89 4.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 93.4% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 66 2.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 398 17.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,033 46.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 666 29.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 3.3 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 Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 918 40.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 660 29.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 547 24.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 4.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.9% were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,489 66.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 713 31.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 43 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.3% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,075 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 172 7.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 805 35.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 764 34.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 388 17.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 116 5.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.3% 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 Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 592 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 289 48.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 303 51.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 592 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 289 (or 48.8%) were male and 303 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narrandera (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 749 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narrandera (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 $749.

Mortgage and rent Narrandera (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,153 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Narrandera (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,153.

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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