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Grong Grong

Code SSC11035 (SSC)
People 391
Male 211
Female 180
Median age 47
Families 112
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 233
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $769
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 391 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 211 54.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 180 46.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 5.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 391 people in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) of these 54.0% were male and 46.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.1% of the population.

Age Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 24 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 3.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 3.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 3.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 9.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 47 12.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 44 11.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 5.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 4.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 193 60.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 37 11.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 68 21.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 180 60.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 7.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 97 32.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 11 11.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 14.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 14.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 21 22.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 8.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 4.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 21.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 95 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs) 24.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 30.5% in secondary school and 7.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 351 89.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 38 10.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 2.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 10 2.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 317 84.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 84.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 158 72.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 42 19.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 3.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 219 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 219 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Grong Grong (State Suburbs). Of these 72.1% were employed full time, 19.2% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 5.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 4.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 8.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 11.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 139 65.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 5.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 769 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Grong Grong (State Suburbs) was $470.

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

Unpaid work Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 219 68.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 93 29.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 38 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 114 35.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 65 20.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 67 20.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 47 14.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 43 13.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 20.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 57 50.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 46 40.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 8.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 40.7% were couple families with children, 50.4% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs) 42.9% of single parents were male and 57.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,156 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,812 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,812 and those without children was $1,156.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 35 32.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 5.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 21.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 12.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 13 11.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 7.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 161 71.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 28.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 71.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 154 96.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 3.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 96.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 10.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 68 43.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 65 41.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 3.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 84 52.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 25.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 15.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 6.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 52.2% were owned outright, 25.5% were owned with a mortgage and 15.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 115 71.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 42 26.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.9% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 35.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.0% 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 Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 2.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 32 20.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 70 44.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 27.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 5.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), 20.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.2% 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 Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Grong Grong (State Suburbs), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 40.0%) were male and 12 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Grong Grong % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Grong Grong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,193 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Grong Grong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,193.

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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