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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Coonamble

Code UCL121600 (UCL)
People 2,549
Male 1,230
Female 1,319
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 2,419
People born overseas 71
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 640
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,151
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $648
Median monthly mortgage repayment $600
Median weekly rent $100
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coonamble % Australia %
Total 2,549 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,230 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,319 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 810 31.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,549 people were usually resident in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 31.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coonamble % Australia %
People
0-4 years 188 7.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 442 17.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 299 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 921 36.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 294 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 404 15.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.7% of people usually resident in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Coonamble % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,419 94.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 71 2.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.9% of people usually resident in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 2.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coonamble % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 747 38.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 206 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 183 9.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 782 40.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 9.5% were widowed and 40.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coonamble % Australia %
Australia 2,342 91.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coonamble % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Coonamble % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 581 54.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 312 29.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 84 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 774 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,059 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,059 people aged 15 years and over in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.9% worked full-time, 29.5% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 774 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coonamble % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 466 --
Family 857 -- 1,171 --
Household 648 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $353, the median family income was $857 and the median household income was $648.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Coonamble % Australia %
Couple family without children 242 37.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 202 31.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 186 29.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 640 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 640 families in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 37.8% were couple families without children, 31.6% were couple families with children, 29.1% 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 Coonamble % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 987 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,151 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 987 occupied private dwellings were counted in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Coonamble % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 892 90.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 67 6.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 24 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.4% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coonamble % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 392 39.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 225 22.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 323 32.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Landlord type Coonamble % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 4.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 74 22.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 220 68.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 5.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 68.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Coonamble % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 600 -- 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 Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $600. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coonamble % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 627 63.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 317 32.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 22 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Coonamble (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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