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Gilgandra

Code UCL115067 (UCL)
People 2,664
Male 1,243
Female 1,421
Median age 43
Families 683
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,141
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $703
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $135
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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,664 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,243 46.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,421 53.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 466 17.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,664 people in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 17.5% of the population.

Age Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 166 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 175 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 196 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 186 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 128 4.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 125 4.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 115 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 124 4.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 172 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 155 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 195 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 163 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 145 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 138 5.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 169 6.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 114 4.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 98 3.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 938 44.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 77 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 177 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 230 10.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 709 33.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.0% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 815 45.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 177 9.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 796 44.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 42 5.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 131 16.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 11.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 163 21.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 66 8.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 36 4.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 227 29.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 774 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,372 89.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 140 5.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 82 3.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 1.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,207 89.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 565 53.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 343 32.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 49 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 91 8.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,048 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,048 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 108 11.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 140 14.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 179 18.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 389 40.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 400 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 893 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 703 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was $400.

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

Unpaid work Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,353 63.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 531 24.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 244 11.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 518 24.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 313 14.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 494 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 241 11.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 305 14.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 287 42.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 227 33.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 160 23.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% were couple families with children, 42.0% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,449 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,696 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,696 and those without children was $1,449.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 102 19.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 86 16.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 50 9.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 156 30.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 4.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 41 8.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,015 91.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 89 8.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 891 87.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 107 10.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 1.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.7% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 4.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 232 22.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 472 46.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 249 24.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 22.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 399 39.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 240 23.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 333 32.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.2% were owned outright, 23.6% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 678 66.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 326 32.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 1.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.6% were family households, 32.0% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
None 105 10.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 430 42.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 309 30.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 128 12.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 4.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 466 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 233 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 233 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 466 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 233 (or 50.0%) were male and 233 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gilgandra % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 636 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $636.

Mortgage and rent Gilgandra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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