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Brewarrina (A)

Code LGA11200 (LGA)
People 1,766
Male 884
Female 882
Median age 33
Families 417
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 780
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $791
Median monthly mortgage repayments $585
Median weekly rent $74
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,766 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 884 50.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 882 49.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,043 59.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,766 people in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 59.1% of the population.

Age Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 179 10.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 155 8.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 113 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 126 7.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 132 7.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 105 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 95 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 126 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 148 8.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 136 7.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 103 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 81 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 1.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 366 27.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 80 6.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 71 5.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 758 57.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 27.8% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 286 25.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 234 20.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 598 53.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 25.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 41 8.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 142 28.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 100 20.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 5.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 2.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 126 25.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 499 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.9% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 7.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,601 90.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 56 3.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 44 2.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 1.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,518 92.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 3.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 414 58.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 160 22.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 89 12.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 710 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 710 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 12.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 52 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 51 8.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 9.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 86 13.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 323 52.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 369 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 782 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 791 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) was $369.

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

Unpaid work Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 786 59.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 323 24.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 9.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 225 17.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 226 17.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 290 22.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 148 11.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 125 9.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 120 28.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 152 36.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 122 29.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 5.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.5% were couple families with children, 28.8% were couple families without children and 29.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,730 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,779 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,779 and those without children was $1,730.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 76 27.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 13.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 10.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 56 20.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 18 6.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 9.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 575 79.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 152 20.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 79.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 528 92.3 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 35 6.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 6.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 20.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 243 42.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 169 29.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.3% had 2 bedrooms and 42.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 151 26.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 68 11.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 323 56.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 2.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.3% were owned outright, 11.8% were owned with a mortgage and 56.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 388 67.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 169 29.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 3.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 29.4% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 74 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 585 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 134 23.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 210 36.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 130 22.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 80 14.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,041 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 505 48.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 536 51.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,041 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 505 (or 48.5%) were male and 536 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brewarrina (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 718 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brewarrina (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 $718.

Mortgage and rent Brewarrina (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Brewarrina (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $542.

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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