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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mullumbimby

Code SSC18233 (SSC)
People 3,129
Male 1,453
Female 1,676
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,802
People born overseas 478
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 837
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,333
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $633
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mullumbimby % Australia %
Total 3,129 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,453 46.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,676 53.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,129 people were usually resident in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs): of these 46.4% were male and 53.6% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mullumbimby % Australia %
People
0-4 years 174 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 487 15.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 309 9.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,255 40.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 365 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 538 17.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Mullumbimby % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,802 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 478 15.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.3% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mullumbimby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,009 40.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 412 16.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 220 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 829 33.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs) were married, 16.7% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 33.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mullumbimby % Australia %
Australia 2,474 79.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mullumbimby % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mullumbimby % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mullumbimby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 562 43.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 549 42.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 44 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 26 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 117 9.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,047 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,298 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,298 people aged 15 years and over in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 43.3% worked full-time, 42.3% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.0% were unemployed. 1,047 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mullumbimby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Mullumbimby % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mullumbimby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 466 --
Family 789 -- 1,171 --
Household 633 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $353, the median family income was $789 and the median household income was $633.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mullumbimby % Australia %
Couple family without children 269 32.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 329 39.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 226 27.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 837 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 837 families in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs): of these 32.1% were couple families without children, 39.3% were couple families with children, 27.0% were one parent families and 1.6% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Mullumbimby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,230 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,333 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,230 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mullumbimby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,112 90.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 88 7.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), 90.4% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mullumbimby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 478 38.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 347 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 341 27.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 62 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.7% were rented.

Landlord type Mullumbimby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 135 39.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 35 10.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 163 47.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mullumbimby % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mullumbimby % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 828 67.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 318 25.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 51 4.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mullumbimby (State Suburbs), 67.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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