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Brewarrina (L)

Code UCL121012 (UCL)
People 923
Male 461
Female 462
Median age 31
Families 209
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 377
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $854
Median monthly mortgage repayments $477
Median weekly rent $95
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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People — demographics & education
People Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 923 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 461 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 462 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 609 65.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 923 people in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 65.9% of the population.

Age Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 11.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 85 9.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 71 7.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 8.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 63 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 46 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 4.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 51 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 81 8.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 77 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 44 4.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 3.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 28 3.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 1.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 153 22.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 49 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 5.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 418 61.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 22.5% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 116 19.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 124 21.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 344 58.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 19.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 32 12.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 66 25.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 7.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 48 18.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 3.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 3.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 74 28.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 259 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 6.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 819 88.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 37 4.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 2.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 1.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 777 91.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 192 57.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 75 22.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 13.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 333 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 333 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 13.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 13 4.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 7.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 36 12.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 60 20.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 134 46.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 4.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 367 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 757 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 854 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $367.

Travel to work, top responses Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 395 58.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 151 22.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 58 8.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 90 13.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.2% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 97 14.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 157 23.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 88 12.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 57 8.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 52 25.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 72 34.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 73 35.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 5.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.6% were couple families with children, 25.0% were couple families without children and 35.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,156 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,156 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 30 24.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 12.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 4.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 7.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 37 29.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 9 7.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 12.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 12.0% 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 Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 296 82.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 18.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 253 86.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 36 12.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 6.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 76 26.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 131 45.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 65 22.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 45.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 71 24.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 36 12.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 180 61.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.1% were owned outright, 12.2% were owned with a mortgage and 61.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 194 66.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 85 29.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 4.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.4% were family households, 29.1% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 95 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 477 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.1 -- 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 Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 95 32.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 117 39.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 52 17.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 25 8.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 17.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.5% 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 Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 609 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 293 48.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 316 51.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 609 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 293 (or 48.1%) were male and 316 (or 51.9%) 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 Brewarrina (L) % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 754 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $754.

Mortgage and rent Brewarrina (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 105 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Brewarrina (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $105 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $542.

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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