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Oberon (A)

Code LGA16100 (LGA)
People 5,040
Male 2,658
Female 2,382
Median age 41
Families 1,363
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,554
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $988
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,040 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,658 52.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,382 47.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 160 3.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,040 people in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 334 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 303 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 381 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 314 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 311 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 211 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 247 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 284 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 365 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 338 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 332 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 363 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 411 8.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 342 6.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 195 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 137 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 78 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,106 52.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 124 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 319 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 251 6.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,224 30.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,906 54.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 369 10.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,240 35.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 98 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 268 18.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 117 8.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 218 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 95 6.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 41 2.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 96 6.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 73 5.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 428 29.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,467 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,318 85.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 589 12.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 256 5.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 176 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,635 78.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 78.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,503 61.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 661 27.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 153 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 117 4.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,434 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,434 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 232 10.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 210 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 222 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 417 18.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,085 46.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 525 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,272 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 988 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) was $525.

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

Unpaid work Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,800 69.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,148 28.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 483 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 843 21.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 745 18.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,013 25.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 537 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 505 12.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 606 44.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 571 41.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 182 13.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% were couple families with children, 44.5% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,571 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,958 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,958 and those without children was $1,571.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 249 21.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 274 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 182 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 210 17.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 79 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,887 76.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 586 23.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 76.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,792 95.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 34 1.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 2.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 64 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 222 11.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 887 47.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 663 35.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 38 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 11.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 793 42.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 599 31.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 434 23.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 48 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.0% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,349 71.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 509 26.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.5% 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 Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Oberon (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 -- 92.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 88 4.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 584 31.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 737 39.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 406 21.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 71 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% 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 Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 160 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 93 58.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 67 41.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 160 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 93 (or 58.1%) were male and 67 (or 41.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Oberon (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 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Oberon (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 $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Oberon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,495 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Oberon (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,495.

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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