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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Gilgandra

Code UCL132400 (UCL)
People 2,679
Male 1,243
Female 1,436
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 2,462
People born overseas 91
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 678
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,158
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $600
Median monthly mortgage repayment $683
Median weekly rent $115
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gilgandra % Australia %
Total 2,679 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,243 46.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,436 53.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 508 19.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,679 people were usually resident in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.4% were male and 53.6% were female. Of the total population 19.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gilgandra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 178 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 431 16.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 322 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 890 33.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 292 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 565 21.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Gilgandra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,462 91.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 91 3.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.9% of people usually resident in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 3.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gilgandra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 907 43.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 220 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 244 11.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 699 33.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 11.8% were widowed and 33.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gilgandra % Australia %
Australia 2,401 89.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gilgandra % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gilgandra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 517 52.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 323 32.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 37 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 84 8.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 939 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 991 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 991 people aged 15 years and over in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.2% worked full-time, 32.6% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.5% were unemployed. 939 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gilgandra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 315 -- 466 --
Family 712 -- 1,171 --
Household 600 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $315, the median family income was $712 and the median household income was $600.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gilgandra % Australia %
Couple family without children 266 39.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 235 34.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 166 24.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 678 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 678 families in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 39.2% were couple families without children, 34.7% were couple families with children, 24.5% 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 Gilgandra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,025 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,158 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,025 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Gilgandra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 931 90.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 49 4.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 40 3.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.8% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gilgandra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 413 40.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 201 19.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 305 29.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 9.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.8% were rented.

Landlord type Gilgandra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 121 39.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 70 23.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 109 35.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gilgandra % Australia %
Median weekly rent 115 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 683 -- 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 Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $115. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $683. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gilgandra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 663 64.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 296 28.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gilgandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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