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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

East Tamworth

Code SSC10782 (SSC)
People 5,212
Male 2,443
Female 2,769
Median age 41
Families 1,392
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,405
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,161
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,212 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,443 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,769 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 194 3.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,212 people in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 318 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 308 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 305 5.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 363 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 307 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 292 5.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 255 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 323 6.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 369 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 334 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 371 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 375 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 322 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 282 5.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 222 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 184 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 159 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 125 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,123 49.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 2.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 366 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 296 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,379 32.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.6% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,898 50.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 343 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,518 40.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 111 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 182 11.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 97 6.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 142 9.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 85 5.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 139 8.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 156 9.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 153 9.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 393 24.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,576 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,509 86.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 429 8.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 246 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 168 3.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,988 82.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 82.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,577 60.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 751 28.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 167 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 101 3.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,596 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,596 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Tamworth (State Suburbs). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 278 11.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 224 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 249 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 463 18.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,118 44.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 633 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,458 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,161 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Tamworth (State Suburbs) was $633.

Travel to work, top responses East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,193 74.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,128 26.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 530 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,204 28.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% 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, 28.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 938 21.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,166 27.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 592 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 496 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 628 45.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 527 37.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 215 15.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 37.9% were couple families with children, 45.1% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,928 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,362 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,362 and those without children was $1,928.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 271 23.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 250 21.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 148 12.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 51 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 241 20.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 73 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,080 91.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 185 8.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,730 83.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 69 3.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 262 12.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 83.2% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 75 3.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 413 19.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 888 42.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 661 31.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 2.0 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 806 38.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 571 27.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 630 30.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 58 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 38.8% were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,373 66.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 625 30.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 79 3.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 30.1% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.5% 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 East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 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 East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
None 159 7.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 795 38.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 808 38.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 254 12.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), 38.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 194 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 97 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 97 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Tamworth (State Suburbs), there were 194 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 97 (or 50.0%) were male and 97 (or 50.0%) 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 East Tamworth % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,194 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,194.

Mortgage and rent East Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In East Tamworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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