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Rothbury

Code SSC12005 (SSC)
People 452
Male 232
Female 220
Median age 45
Families 140
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 279
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,636
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,500
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 452 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 232 51.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 220 48.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 452 people in Rothbury (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 4.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 5.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 4.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 3.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 6.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 32 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 36 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 43 9.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 46 10.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 48 10.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rothbury (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 243 65.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 30 8.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 3.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 75 20.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rothbury (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 65.0% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rothbury (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 217 66.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 83 25.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 52 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rothbury (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 52 years.

Education Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 12 12.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 17 17.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 9.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 12.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 6.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 12.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 6.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 7.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 9 9.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 96 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rothbury (State Suburbs) 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.6% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 365 80.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 78 17.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 32 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 3.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 312 71.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 171 66.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 71 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 5.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 1.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 259 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 259 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rothbury (State Suburbs). Of these 66.0% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 1.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 32 12.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 5.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 10.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 26 10.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 145 57.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rothbury (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rothbury (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 807 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,795 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,636 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rothbury (State Suburbs) was $807.

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

Unpaid work Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 295 78.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 95 25.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 55 14.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 69 18.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 141 37.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 35 9.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rothbury (State Suburbs), 37.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 54.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 52 37.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 6.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rothbury (State Suburbs), 37.1% were couple families with children, 54.3% were couple families without children and 6.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Rothbury (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,666 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,949 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,949 and those without children was $2,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 20.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 11.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 24 18.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 11.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 21.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 6.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 7.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 11.7% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 172 63.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 99 36.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), 63.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 36.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 168 97.7 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 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rothbury (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 7.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 61 35.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 90 52.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.0% had 2 bedrooms and 35.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 67 39.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 68 39.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 16.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 2.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rothbury (State Suburbs), 39.2% were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 138 81.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 32 18.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.2% were family households, 18.8% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), 14.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.3% 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 Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 2.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 23.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 91 52.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 34 19.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), 23.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 52.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.8% 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 Rothbury % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rothbury (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 6 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rothbury % 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 8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rothbury (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 8, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Rothbury % 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 3,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Rothbury (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 $3,600.

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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