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Anindilyakwa (Groote)

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples 1,616
Male 47.5%
Female 52.5%
Median age 25
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 290
Average people per household 5
Median weekly household income $1,261
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $50

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

People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal 1,596 98.8 55,808 95.8 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 3 0.2 739 1.3 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 1.1 1,699 2.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Anindilyakwa (Groote), there were 1,616 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female.

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Age Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 25 -- 25 -- 23 --
0-4 years 127 7.9 5,596 9.6 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 310 19.2 11,889 20.4 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 350 21.7 11,103 19.1 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 293 18.2 9,634 16.5 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 219 13.6 7,708 13.2 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 181 11.2 6,396 11.0 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 93 5.8 3,715 6.4 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 41 2.5 2,211 3.8 30,952 4.8

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 25 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 27.3% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 2.5% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Married 584 49.7 15,934 39.1 105,086 24.5
Separated 14 1.2 1,475 3.6 19,112 4.5
Divorced 22 1.9 1,318 3.2 28,796 6.7
Widowed 91 7.7 2,041 5.0 13,794 3.2
Never married 464 39.5 19,989 49.0 261,980 61.1

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), 49.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 3.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Registered marriage 454 40.2 10,596 31.5 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 79 7.0 4,254 12.7 60,051 16.0
Not married 596 52.8 18,769 55.8 228,281 60.9

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), 40.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 31 5.4 1,339 6.0 16,698 6.4
Primary 171 29.9 7,755 34.5 97,859 37.5
Secondary 134 23.4 4,746 21.1 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 470 2.1 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 501 2.2 15,489 5.9
Other 3 0.5 285 1.3 5,047 1.9
Not stated 233 40.7 7,379 32.8 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), 35.5% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were attending a primary school, 23.4% were attending a secondary school and 0.0% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 7 0.6 959 2.4 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3 0.3 958 2.3 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 4 0.3 736 1.8 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 24 2.1 2,485 6.1 56,625 13.2
Year 12 250 21.4 4,164 10.2 59,949 14.0
Year 11 89 7.6 3,808 9.3 34,674 8.1
Year 10 138 11.8 6,545 16.1 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 144 0.4 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 92 0.2 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 145 12.4 9,036 22.2 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 21 1.8 1,282 3.1 4,256 1.0
Not stated 419 35.8 9,692 23.8 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), 21.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 2.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 0.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Australian Indigenous language, top responses Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Ancestry, top responses Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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People — employment
Employment
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Worked full-time 117 35.7 6,870 45.2 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 74 22.6 3,130 20.6 61,049 27.4
Away from work 20 6.1 1,142 7.5 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 117 35.7 4,064 26.7 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force
People aged 15 years and over
627 53.6 21,861 53.6 190,132 44.3

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas). Of these 35.7% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 35.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Occupation, top responses Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 344 -- 281 -- 441 --
Household 1,261 -- 1,225 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas) was $344 and the median weekly household income was $1,261.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 729 62.3 25,146 61.7 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 328 27.9 17,078 41.9 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 118 10.1 6,038 14.8 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 28 2.4 4,298 10.5 63,303 14.8

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 62.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 2.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Average number of people per household 5 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5 persons, with 1.8 persons per bedroom and 0.5 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median weekly rent 50 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $50 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
One family household: Couple family with no children 29 9.7 1,718 13.5 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 119 39.9 3,854 30.2 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 48 16.1 2,399 18.8 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 6 2.0 371 2.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 20 6.7 390 3.1 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 31 10.4 1,086 8.5 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 31 10.4 826 6.5 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 3 1.0 153 1.2 471 0.2
Other household 11 3.7 1,962 15.4 53,195 20.2

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, 16.4% were a couple family with no children, 50.3% were a couple family with children and 26.5% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Separate house 264 89.5 10,018 79.2 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 10.5 1,307 10.3 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 1,047 8.3 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 280 2.2 2,897 1.1

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas) there were 290 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 89.5% were separate houses, 10.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anindilyakwa (Groote) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 6 2.1 727 5.7 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 2,025 15.9 68,085 25.9
Rented 282 96.9 9,194 72.1 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 0 0.0 178 1.4 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 3 1.0 630 4.9 10,182 3.9

In Anindilyakwa (Groote) (Indigenous Areas), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 2.1% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 96.9% were rented.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census