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Toomelah

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples 205
Male 45.1%
Female 54.9%
Median age 21
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 51
Average people per household 4.2
Median weekly household income $762
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $100

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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 Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal 205 100.0 207,250 95.9 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 4,840 2.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 4,080 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Toomelah, there were 205 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45.1% were male and 54.9% were female.

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Age Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --
0-4 years 27 13.1 24,956 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 45 21.8 49,311 22.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 40 19.4 41,327 19.1 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 24 11.7 27,767 12.8 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 29 14.1 22,886 10.6 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 21 10.2 22,421 10.4 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 9 4.4 15,934 7.4 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 11 5.3 11,576 5.4 30,952 4.8

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 21 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 36.5% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 5.3% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 13 9.8 33,345 23.5 105,086 24.5
Separated 0 0.0 6,715 4.7 19,112 4.5
Divorced 0 0.0 10,931 7.7 28,796 6.7
Widowed 0 0.0 4,357 3.1 13,794 3.2
Never married 119 90.2 86,555 61.0 261,980 61.1

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), 9.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 0.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 13 10.1 29,736 23.4 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 16 12.4 18,245 14.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 100 77.5 78,875 62.2 228,281 60.9

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), 10.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 4 7.0 7,286 8.2 16,698 6.4
Primary 37 64.9 33,034 37.1 97,859 37.5
Secondary 16 28.1 22,640 25.4 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 6,508 7.3 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 5,623 6.3 15,489 5.9
Other 0 0.0 1,420 1.6 5,047 1.9
Not stated 0 0.0 12,589 14.1 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), 29.1% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 64.9% were attending a primary school, 28.1% 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
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 3 2.3 9,510 6.7 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3 2.3 8,908 6.3 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 0 0.0 5,294 3.7 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 11 8.5 20,305 14.3 56,625 13.2
Year 12 10 7.8 17,641 12.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 14 10.9 9,222 6.5 34,674 8.1
Year 10 26 20.2 26,665 18.8 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 475 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 45 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 39 30.2 23,512 16.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 4 3.1 792 0.6 4,256 1.0
Not stated 17 13.2 15,835 11.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), 7.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 2.3% 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 Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %

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Ancestry, top responses Toomelah % New South Wales % 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 Toomelah (Indigenous Locations) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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People — employment
Employment
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 4 28.6 38,368 49.7 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 4 28.6 22,333 29.0 61,049 27.4
Away from work 3 21.4 4,612 6.0 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 3 21.4 11,827 15.3 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force
People aged 15 years and over
112 84.2 60,973 43.0 190,132 44.3

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Toomelah (Indigenous Locations). Of these 28.6% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 325 -- 472 -- 441 --
Household 762 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Toomelah (Indigenous Locations) was $325 and the median weekly household income was $762.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 96 75.6 86,767 61.1 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 23 18.0 42,758 30.1 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 16.4 20,600 14.5 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 25 19.5 21,598 15.2 63,303 14.8

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.0% provided care for children and 16.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

View the data quality statements for: Unpaid domestic work (DOMP) Unpaid child care (CHCAREP) Unpaid assistance (UNCAREP) Voluntary work (VOLWP)

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
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.8 -- 1.8 -- 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 Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom and 0.8 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
One family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 15,498 16.2 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 10 22.7 29,267 30.6 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 17 38.6 25,476 26.7 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 0 0.0 1,801 1.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 742 0.8 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 3 6.8 1,456 1.5 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 7 15.9 1,862 1.9 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 92 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 7 15.9 19,295 20.2 53,195 20.2

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, 0.0% were a couple family with no children, 29.5% were a couple family with children and 54.5% 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
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 51 100.0 75,718 79.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 9,282 9.8 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 8,821 9.3 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,144 1.2 2,897 1.1

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations) there were 51 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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
Toomelah % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 0 0.0 13,854 14.5 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 26,061 27.3 68,085 25.9
Rented 49 100.0 51,327 53.8 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 0 0.0 696 0.7 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 3,553 3.7 10,182 3.9

In Toomelah (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% 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