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Ngukurr

Code UCL715005 (UCL)
People 1,056
Male 503
Female 553
Median age 22
Families 194
Average children per family 2.4
All private dwellings 148
Average people per household 5.6
Median weekly household income $1,700
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 1,056 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 503 47.6 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 553 52.4 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 973 92.1 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,056 people in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 92.1% of the population.

Age Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 122 11.6 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 10.8 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 123 11.6 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 99 9.4 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 109 10.3 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 105 9.9 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 85 8.0 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 71 6.7 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 55 5.2 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 39 3.7 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 45 4.3 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 44 4.2 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 1.6 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 1.3 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5 0.5 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.3 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.3 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 22 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) was 22 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 34.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 327 46.9 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 4.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 2.4 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 3.2 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 300 43.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 6.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) was 32 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 242 40.3 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 29 4.8 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 329 54.8 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 34 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) was 34 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 35 9.6 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 158 43.4 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 70 19.2 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 1.1 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 5.5 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 0.8 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 1.6 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 12 3.3 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 56 15.4 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 364 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.8% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 2.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,035 98.0 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 18 1.7 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 0 0.0 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 0 0.0 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,013 98.3 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 1.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 122 36.9 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 74 22.4 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 6.3 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 114 34.4 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 331 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 331 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 36.9% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 34.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 5.0 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 17.4 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 28 12.8 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 29 13.3 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 90 41.3 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 17.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 279 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 736 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,700 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) was $279.

Travel to work, top responses Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 438 63.1 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 424 61.1 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 18.8 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 64 9.2 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 61.1% provided care for children and 18.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 138 19.9 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 138 19.9 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 119 17.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 38 5.5 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 15.4 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 53.8 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 56 28.7 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.1 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.8% were couple families with children, 15.4% were couple families without children and 28.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.4 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.6 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.4% of single parents were male and 69.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,750 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $2,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 11.9 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.0 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7 5.2 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 11.9 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 13.4 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 42.5 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 8 6.0 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 6.0 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 5.2% 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 Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 121 86.4 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 19 13.6 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 119 97.5 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.5 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.4 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 21.1 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 52 42.3 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 37 30.1 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 4.1 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 5.6 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 42.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 5.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 117 95.1 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.4 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.4 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 95.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 105 86.1 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 14 11.5 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.5 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 86.1% were family households, 11.5% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.2 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.1% 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 Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 9.0 -- 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 Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 63 51.6 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 32.8 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8 6.6 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3 2.5 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 6.6 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 6.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.5% 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 Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 973 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 469 48.2 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 504 51.8 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 973 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 469 (or 48.2%) were male and 504 (or 51.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 6.7 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.2 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,517 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6.7, with 2.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,517.

Mortgage and rent Ngukurr % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Ngukurr (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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