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Unincorp. Far West

Code 160108809 (SLA)
People 698
Male 388
Female 310
Median age 40
Families 185
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 429
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $912
Median monthly mortgage repayments $600
Median weekly rent $8
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 698 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 388 55.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 310 44.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 5.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 698 people in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) of these 55.6% were male and 44.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

Age Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 6.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 48 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 31 4.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 21 3.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 42 6.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 53 7.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 38 5.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 55 7.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 58 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 63 9.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 62 8.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 53 7.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 41 5.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 1.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 1.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 326 57.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 21 3.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 165 29.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.6% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 271 57.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 38 8.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 159 34.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 14 10.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 58 41.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 2.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 9.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 4.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 6.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 28 20.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 140 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) 20.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.7% were in primary school, 13.5% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 637 91.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 42 6.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 2.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 583 88.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 88.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 352 78.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 63 14.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 20 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 2.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 446 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 446 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 78.9% were employed full time, 14.1% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 6.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 3.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 5.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 33 7.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 321 73.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 6.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 73.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 549 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,050 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 912 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) was $549.

Travel to work, top responses Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 388 68.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 167 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 8.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 200 35.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 105 18.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 138 24.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 62 11.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 83 14.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 40.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 85 45.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 11.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 45.7% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,300 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,339 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,339 and those without children was $1,300.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 72 44.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 24 14.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 15.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 1.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 6.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 2.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 11.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 44.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 14.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 257 71.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 105 29.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 71.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 244 94.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 5.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 94.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 10.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 90 34.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 120 46.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 3.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 10.0% had 2 bedrooms and 34.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 116 45.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 51 19.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 67 26.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 4.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 4.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 45.0% were owned outright, 19.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 178 69.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 73 28.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 69.5% were family households, 28.5% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 29.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

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 Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 8 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.3 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
None 13 5.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 48 18.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 77 29.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 41.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 5.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), 18.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 58.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 41.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 58.3%) were male and 15 (or 41.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 359 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $359.

Mortgage and rent Unincorp. Far West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Unincorp. Far West (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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