2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Mullumbimby

Code UCL115106 (UCL)
People 3,164
Male 1,419
Female 1,745
Median age 43
Families 845
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,409
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $793
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,650
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,164 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,419 44.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,745 55.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 60 1.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,164 people in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 44.8% were male and 55.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 164 5.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 252 8.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 241 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 231 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 78 2.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 2.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 113 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 218 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 269 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 9.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 269 8.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 251 7.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 183 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 127 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 107 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 108 3.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 95 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 104 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 939 37.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 97 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 375 15.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 214 8.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 877 35.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 37.5% were married and 18.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 869 38.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 280 12.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,098 48.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 70 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 204 20.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 17 1.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 117 11.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 161 15.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 2.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 79 7.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 7.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 65 6.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 33 3.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 177 17.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,020 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.0% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,424 76.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 689 23.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 311 10.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 193 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,780 59.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 586 43.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 578 43.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 70 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 106 7.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,340 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,340 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 43.7% were employed full time, 43.1% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 219 17.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 14.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 179 14.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 175 14.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 408 33.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 435 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 962 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 793 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) was $435.

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

Unpaid work Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,881 75.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 789 31.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 303 12.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 686 27.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 506 20.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 709 28.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 338 13.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 329 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 262 31.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 328 38.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 244 28.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% were couple families with children, 31.0% were couple families without children and 28.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,474 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,682 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,682 and those without children was $1,474.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 76 12.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 6.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 123 20.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 83 13.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 9.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 141 23.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 33 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 7.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 12.8% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,231 92.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 98 7.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,114 90.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 46 3.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 58 4.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.6% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 233 19.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 622 50.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 295 24.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.2 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 Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 459 37.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 357 29.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 359 29.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.3% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 834 67.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 348 28.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 3.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.4 -- 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,650 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
None 89 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 534 43.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 428 34.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 132 10.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 59 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 45.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 32 54.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 59 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 45.8%) were male and 32 (or 54.2%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mullumbimby % 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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 816 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $816.

Mortgage and rent Mullumbimby % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mullumbimby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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

Back to Top