2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Local Government Areas

Upper Lachlan Shire (A)

Code LGA17640 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 7,695
Male 50.9%
Female 49.1%
Median age 48
Families 2,053
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 4,301
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,161
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $190
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

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People — demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 3,917 50.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,785 49.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 176 2.3 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,695 people in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

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Age Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 455 5.9 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 407 5.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 483 6.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 438 5.7 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 297 3.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 296 3.8 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 331 4.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 336 4.4 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 442 5.7 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 526 6.8 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 657 8.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 626 8.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 587 7.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 602 7.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 467 6.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 321 4.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 235 3.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 184 2.4 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 3,459 54.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 219 3.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 585 9.2 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 448 7.1 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,636 25.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 3,010 55.1 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 490 9.0 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,961 35.9 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 135 6.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 415 19.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 136 6.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 24 1.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 321 15.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 78 3.7 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 15 0.7 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 144 6.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 134 6.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 22 1.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 691 32.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 777 12.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 550 8.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 197 3.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,046 16.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 691 10.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 223 3.5 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,001 15.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 739 11.6 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 17 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 891 14.0 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % 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 Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,433 83.9 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 657 8.5 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 309 4.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 262 3.4 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,815 75.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 75.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 2,174 59.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,141 31.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 219 6.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 142 3.9 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 3,676 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 3.9% 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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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 357 10.1 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 369 10.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 408 11.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 538 15.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,630 46.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 609 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,498 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,161 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was $609.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,531 71.3 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,654 26.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 864 13.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,886 29.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 1,142 18.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,723 27.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 892 14.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 776 12.2 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 997 48.5 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 791 38.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 242 11.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 26 1.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were couple families with children, 48.5% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 20.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 401 22.6 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 96 5.4 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 415 23.4 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 204 11.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 100 5.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 346 19.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 109 6.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 106 6.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 23.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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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includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,911 72.1 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,125 27.9 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 72.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 2,763 94.9 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 2.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 46 1.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.9% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flat or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 99 3.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 406 14.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,256 43.2 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,058 36.4 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 74 2.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 1,382 47.5 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 912 31.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 504 17.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 27 0.9 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 87 3.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 47.5% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,021 69.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 845 29.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 48 1.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

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Household income Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.3 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 78 2.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 753 25.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,115 38.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 855 29.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 116 4.0 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 721 24.8 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,106 72.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 82 2.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 72.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 97 54.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 81 45.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.5% were female. The median age was 24 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

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
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,281 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

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 Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,281.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Upper Lachlan Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,350 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Upper Lachlan Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,350.

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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