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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Muswellbrook (A)

Code LGA15650 (LGA)
People 14,756
Male 7,647
Female 7,109
Australian citizenship 13,319
People born overseas 869
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 40
Families 3,813
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,930
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Total 14,756 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 7,647 51.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 7,109 48.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 503 3.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 14,756 people were counted in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,181 8.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,470 16.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,939 13.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,510 44.1 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,275 8.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,380 9.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,651 children aged 0-14 years and 2,655 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 13,319 90.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 869 5.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 40 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 13,319 people were Australian citizens, 869 were born overseas and 40 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,815 52.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,142 10.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 618 5.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,528 31.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 52.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.3% were separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 31.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Australia 12,991 88.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,244 62.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,776 26.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 208 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 532 7.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,825 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,760 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,760 people aged 15 years and over in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 3,825 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,317 34.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,838 48.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 592 15.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 66 1.7 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,813 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 3,813 families were counted: of these, 34.5% were couple families without children, 48.2% were couple families with children, 15.5% were one parent families and 1.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,397 91.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,930 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 5,397 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,649 86.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 278 5.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 238 4.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 118 2.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 114 2.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.1% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,880 34.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,295 24.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,645 30.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 272 5.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 305 5.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.0% were being purchased and 30.5% were rented.

Landlord type Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 777 47.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 396 24.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 463 28.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 13 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 47.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Muswellbrook (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,787 70.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,137 21.1 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 154 2.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Muswellbrook (A) (Local Government Areas), 70.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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