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Tumut

Code UCL114028 (UCL)
People 6,086
Male 2,997
Female 3,089
Median age 39
Families 1,603
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,757
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $918
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $180
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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,086 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,997 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,089 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 331 5.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,086 people in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

Age Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 440 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 413 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 399 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 426 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 306 5.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 354 5.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 358 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 392 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 366 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 405 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 386 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 371 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 360 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 303 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 256 4.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 194 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 168 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 190 3.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,228 46.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 157 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 425 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 431 8.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,597 33.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,979 46.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 577 13.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,701 40.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 112 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 402 23.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 5.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 320 18.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 3.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 193 11.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 65 3.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 439 25.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,704 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,227 85.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 620 10.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 199 3.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 180 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,681 82.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,628 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 811 29.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 154 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 164 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,757 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,757 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 310 12.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 229 8.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 271 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 462 17.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,170 45.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,198 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 918 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,224 66.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,347 27.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 542 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 932 19.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 857 17.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,139 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 657 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 568 11.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 634 39.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 664 41.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 288 18.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.4% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 18.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.2% of single parents were male and 85.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,680 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,969 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,969 and those without children was $1,680.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 252 19.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 294 22.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 199 15.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 71 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 300 23.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 83 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,319 87.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 335 12.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,026 87.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 69 3.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 219 9.4 465,189 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 Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 76 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 421 18.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,225 52.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 529 22.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 800 34.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 689 29.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 740 31.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 70 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% were owned outright, 29.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,593 68.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 679 29.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.7% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
None 193 8.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 914 39.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 796 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 331 14.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 85 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 330 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 137 41.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 193 58.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 330 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 137 (or 41.5%) were male and 193 (or 58.5%) 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 Tumut % 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 666 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $666.

Mortgage and rent Tumut % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,888 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tumut (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,888.

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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