2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Urban Centres and Localities

Nowra - Bomaderry

Code UCL112011 (UCL) Search for a Community Profile
People 30,853
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 39
Families 7,775
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 13,163
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,013
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $262
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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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
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 15,248 49.4 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 15,602 50.6 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,743 8.9 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 30,853 people in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.9% of the population.

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Age Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,081 6.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,095 6.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,834 5.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,776 5.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,962 6.4 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,030 6.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,992 6.5 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,762 5.7 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,760 5.7 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,809 5.9 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,733 5.6 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,948 6.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,881 6.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,908 6.2 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,485 4.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,111 3.6 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 848 2.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 851 2.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 10,680 43.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,048 4.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,749 11.1 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,701 6.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 8,669 34.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 9,118 43.7 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,400 11.5 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,352 44.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 681 7.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,968 20.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 351 3.6 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 262 2.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,232 12.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 271 2.8 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 213 2.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 606 6.2 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 703 7.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 170 1.7 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 3,277 33.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,491 10.0 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,064 8.3 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,126 4.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,097 16.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,510 10.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 984 4.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 3,799 15.3 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 48 0.2 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 2,911 11.7 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 63 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,976 16.0 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Nowra - Bomaderry % 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 Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 24,606 79.9 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 Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,402 14.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,974 6.4 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,390 4.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 19,844 64.3 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 6,381 52.6 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,101 33.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 684 5.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 956 7.9 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 12,122 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.6% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 7.9% 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
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,460 13.1 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,243 11.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,406 12.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,239 20.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,145 37.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 518 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,264 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,013 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities) was $518.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,249 65.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,641 26.7 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,223 13.0 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,369 17.6 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% 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
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,499 18.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 6,112 24.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,029 12.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,610 10.5 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,090 39.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,823 36.3 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,732 22.3 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 124 1.6 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.3% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 22.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% 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
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 933 15.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 231 3.9 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,173 19.8 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 782 13.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 402 6.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,732 29.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 283 4.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 381 6.4 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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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Expand Dwellings category,
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 Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,303 91.0 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,120 9.0 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 9,398 83.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,285 11.4 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 350 3.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 167 1.5 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.1% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flat or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 32 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 439 3.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,744 15.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,736 41.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,040 35.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 303 2.7 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 3,552 31.4 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,233 28.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 4,081 36.1 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 87 0.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 345 3.1 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.4% were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.1% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,615 67.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,340 29.6 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 346 3.1 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

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Household income Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.7% 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 Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 262 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
None 846 7.5 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,481 39.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,801 33.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,656 14.7 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 517 4.6 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,294 20.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 8,658 76.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 345 3.1 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.6% 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.
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,384 50.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,353 49.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.4% were female. The median age was 22 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
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 960 -- 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 Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $960.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Nowra - Bomaderry % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Nowra - Bomaderry (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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