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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Bourke (A)

Code LGA11150 (LGA)
People 2,868
Male 1,458
Female 1,410
Median age 35
Families 641
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,429
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,085
Median monthly mortgage repayments $878
Median weekly rent $83
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,868 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,458 50.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,410 49.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 867 30.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,868 people in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 30.2% of the population.

Age Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 268 9.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 258 9.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 204 7.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 163 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 170 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 187 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 170 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 193 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 222 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 192 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 200 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 146 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 125 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 2.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 76 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 50 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 869 40.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 83 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 137 6.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 118 5.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 932 43.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 40.6% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 696 40.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 265 15.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 739 43.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 57 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 158 15.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 81 8.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 96 9.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 0.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 52 5.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 3.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 489 48.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,005 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 10.9% in secondary school and 8.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,344 81.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 128 5.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 3.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 55 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,115 89.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 850 67.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 270 21.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 83 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,267 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,267 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 67.1% were employed full time, 21.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 91 7.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 76 6.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 105 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 226 18.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 624 52.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 7.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 600 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,238 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,085 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) was $600.

Travel to work, top responses Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,225 57.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 548 25.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 219 10.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 517 24.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 307 14.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 486 22.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 217 10.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 213 9.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 242 37.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 258 40.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 124 19.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 2.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were couple families with children, 37.8% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,947 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,947 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 155 31.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 101 20.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 60 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 2.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 61 12.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 32 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 11.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 31.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 938 80.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 222 19.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 80.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 891 94.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 2.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 1.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.9% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 51 5.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 143 15.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 396 42.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 298 31.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 5.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 42.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 292 31.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 205 21.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 372 39.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 60 6.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% were owned outright, 21.8% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 632 67.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 284 30.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 30.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.8% 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 Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 83 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 878 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 129 13.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 329 35.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 277 29.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 144 15.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 6.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 868 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 410 47.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 458 52.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 868 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 410 (or 47.2%) were male and 458 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bourke (A) % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 896 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $896.

Mortgage and rent Bourke (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 123 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bourke (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $123 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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