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Macksville

Code UCL115099 (UCL)
People 2,786
Male 1,283
Female 1,503
Median age 48
Families 714
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,190
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $685
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,213
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,786 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,283 46.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,503 53.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 216 7.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,786 people in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7% of the population.

Age Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 164 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 196 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 178 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 123 4.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 84 3.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 117 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 136 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 147 5.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 141 5.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 180 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 171 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 176 6.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 176 6.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 152 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 149 5.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 154 5.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 168 6.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,002 44.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 76 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 238 10.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 303 13.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 628 27.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.6% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 872 45.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 156 8.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 884 46.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 60 7.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 146 17.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 67 8.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 161 19.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 80 9.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 46 5.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 231 28.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 826 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.4% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,430 87.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 210 8.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 157 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 103 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,116 81.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 463 49.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 329 35.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 57 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 9.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 939 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 939 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.3% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 9.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 111 13.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 117 13.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 102 12.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 167 19.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 297 34.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 375 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 839 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 685 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) was $375.

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

Unpaid work Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,413 62.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 526 23.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 276 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 472 21.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 299 13.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 506 22.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 265 11.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 340 15.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 316 44.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 206 28.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 176 24.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 24.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,259 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,492 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,492 and those without children was $1,259.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 13.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 79 15.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 61 11.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 38 7.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 200 38.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 24 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 15.1% 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,062 91.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 8.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 947 89.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 2.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 83 7.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.1% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 44 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 188 17.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 550 51.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 246 23.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.5 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 Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 448 42.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 258 24.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 306 28.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.2% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 686 64.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 338 31.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 3.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.8% 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 134 12.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 480 45.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 296 27.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 101 9.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 5.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.5% 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 Macksville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 217 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 99 45.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 118 54.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 217 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 99 (or 45.6%) were male and 118 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macksville % 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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macksville (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent Macksville % 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 1,603 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Macksville (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 $1,603.

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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