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Arumbera

Code SSC70016 (SSC)
People 354
Male 163
Female 191
Median age 17
Families 54
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 111
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,047
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $80
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 354 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 163 46.0 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 191 54.0 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 298 84.9 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 354 people in Arumbera (State Suburbs) of these 46.0% were male and 54.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 84.9% of the population.

Age Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 4.5 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 6.8 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 100 28.3 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 47 13.3 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 5.9 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 16 4.5 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 5.9 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 4.2 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 7.1 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 22 6.2 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 5.7 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 11 3.1 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6 1.7 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 0 0.0 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 0.8 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.8 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.8 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 17 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Arumbera (State Suburbs) was 17 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 40.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 82 38.5 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 6.1 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 12 5.6 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 3.8 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 98 46.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Arumbera (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.5% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 37 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Arumbera (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 35.5 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 7 4.1 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 102 60.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Arumbera (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.1 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7 3.6 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 11.9 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 2.6 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 108 55.7 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.5 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.1 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 18.6 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 194 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Arumbera (State Suburbs) 54.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.5% were in primary school, 58.2% in secondary school and 1.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 339 95.8 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17 5.1 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 2.7 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4 1.2 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 302 91.0 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), 91.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 38 66.7 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 12 21.1 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 5.3 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 7.0 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 57 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 57 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arumbera (State Suburbs). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 21.1% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4 7.8 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4 7.8 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3 5.9 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 23.5 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 25 49.0 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Arumbera (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Arumbera (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

Occupation Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 208 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,208 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,047 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arumbera (State Suburbs) was $208.

Travel to work, top responses Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 135 63.1 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 66 31.0 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14 6.6 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 41 19.2 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 6.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 89 41.6 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 28 13.1 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16 7.5 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3 1.4 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arumbera (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 10 18.5 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 23 42.6 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 25.9 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 13.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Arumbera (State Suburbs), 42.6% were couple families with children, 18.5% were couple families without children and 25.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Arumbera (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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 0 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,583 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,583 and those without children was $0.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5 14.7 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 23.5 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 8.8 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 15 44.1 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 8.8 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.7% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 65 61.9 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 38.1 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), 61.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 38.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 44 67.7 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 6.2 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 18.5 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 7.7 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Arumbera (State Suburbs), 67.7% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.5% were flats, units or apartments and 7.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 6.2 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 12.3 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11 16.9 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 25 38.5 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 21.5 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 4.6 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 38.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5 7.7 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 56 86.2 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 6.2 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Arumbera (State Suburbs), 7.7% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 86.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 47 73.4 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13 20.3 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 6.2 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.4% were family households, 20.3% were single person households and 6.2% were group households.

Household income Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 9.0 -- 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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 21 31.3 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 27 40.3 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8 11.9 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4 6.0 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 10.4 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 11.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.0% 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 Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 298 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 136 45.6 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 162 54.4 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Arumbera (State Suburbs), there were 298 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 136 (or 45.6%) were male and 162 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 949 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 2.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

Mortgage and rent Arumbera % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 52 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Arumbera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $52 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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