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Tamworth

Code SSC12209 (SSC)
People 240
Male 134
Female 106
Median age 41
Families 30
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 125
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $644
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,580
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 240 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 134 55.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 106 44.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 9.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 240 people in Tamworth (State Suburbs) of these 55.8% were male and 44.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.2% of the population.

Age Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 5.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4 1.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6 2.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 25 10.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 25 10.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9 3.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 11 4.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 8.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 22 9.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 19 7.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 7.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 29.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 5.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 35 16.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 5.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 91 42.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tamworth (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.7% were married and 21.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 27 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 33 30.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9 8.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 67 61.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 24 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 24 years.

Education Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7 8.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 3.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 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 17 19.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 6.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 54 62.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 87 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tamworth (State Suburbs) 37.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.1% were in primary school, 4.7% in secondary school and 23.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 167 69.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17 9.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 13 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 142 78.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), 78.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 51 53.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 18 18.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 8.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 18.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 95 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 95 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tamworth (State Suburbs). Of these 53.7% were employed full time, 18.9% were employed part-time and 18.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6 7.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4 5.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4 5.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 26 32.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 31 38.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tamworth (State Suburbs), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 21 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tamworth (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 21 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 722 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 644 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tamworth (State Suburbs) was $463.

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

Unpaid work Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 110 52.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 39 18.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15 7.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 28 13.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.5% provided care for children and 7.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 37 17.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 47 22.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 9 4.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 18 8.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tamworth (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 10 33.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12 40.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 26.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tamworth (State Suburbs), 40.0% were couple families with children, 33.3% were couple families without children and 26.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tamworth (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4 18.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 18.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 31.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 13.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 18.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 18.2% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 71 92.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 7.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 35 49.3 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 18 25.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 25.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tamworth (State Suburbs), 49.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.4% were flats, units or apartments and 25.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 14.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 32.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 23 31.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5 6.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 14.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.9% had 1 bedroom, 32.4% had 2 bedrooms and 31.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13 18.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8 11.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 54.2 743,050 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 12 16.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tamworth (State Suburbs), 18.1% were owned outright, 11.1% were owned with a mortgage and 54.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 30 42.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 40 57.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), of all households, 42.9% were family households, 57.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 47.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), 47.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 69.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 30.4 -- 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 Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,580 -- 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 Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
None 11 14.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 39 52.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8 10.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3 4.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 17.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), 52.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 10.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.1% 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 Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 57.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 42.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tamworth (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 57.1%) were male and 9 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Tamworth % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 228 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tamworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $228 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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