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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Central Darling (A)

Code LGA11700 (LGA)
People 1,991
Male 1,046
Female 945
Median age 39
Families 478
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,218
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $787
Median monthly mortgage repayments $300
Median weekly rent $65
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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,991 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,046 52.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 945 47.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 760 38.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,991 people in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 38.2% of the population.

Age Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 129 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 144 7.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 139 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 122 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 117 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 130 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 115 5.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 138 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 142 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 141 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 154 7.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 137 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 118 5.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 67 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 569 36.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 66 4.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 749 47.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 36.0% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 465 34.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 213 15.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 665 49.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 27 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 177 30.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 1.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 112 19.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 3.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 4.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 185 32.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 574 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 7.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,764 88.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 134 7.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 57 3.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 35 1.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,605 87.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 557 63.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 181 20.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 53 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 88 10.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 879 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 879 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 63.4% were employed full time, 20.6% were employed part-time and 10.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 74 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 5.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 7.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 127 16.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 434 54.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 387 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 889 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 787 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) was $387.

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

Unpaid work Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,036 65.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 399 25.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 169 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 360 22.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 269 17.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 404 25.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 185 11.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 179 11.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 192 40.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 159 33.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 115 24.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 2.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 24.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas) 22.6% of single parents were male and 77.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,521 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,542 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,542 and those without children was $1,521.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 88 25.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 11.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 69 19.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 70 20.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 3.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 9.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 11.7% 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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 736 69.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 326 30.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 69.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 30.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 606 82.1 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 41 5.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 5.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 68 9.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 145 19.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 262 35.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 222 30.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 4.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 9.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.6% had 2 bedrooms and 35.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 279 37.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 71 9.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 316 42.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 27 3.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 5.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.9% were owned outright, 9.6% were owned with a mortgage and 42.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 453 61.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 267 36.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 61.3% were family households, 36.1% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 65 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.2 -- 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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 105 14.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 275 37.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 194 26.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117 15.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 6.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 760 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 364 47.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 396 52.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 760 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 364 (or 47.9%) were male and 396 (or 52.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Central Darling (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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 754 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $754.

Mortgage and rent Central Darling (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 672 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Central Darling (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $672.

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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