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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Clarence Valley (A)

Code LGA11730 (LGA)
People 49,665
Male 24,515
Female 25,150
Median age 46
Families 13,678
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 23,881
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $768
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $210
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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 49,665 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 24,515 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 25,150 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,843 5.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 49,665 people in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.7% of the population.

Age Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,815 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,959 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,453 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,204 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,116 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,858 3.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,074 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,673 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,975 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,383 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,847 7.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,868 7.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,880 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,278 6.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,536 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,005 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,493 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,249 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,935 49.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,600 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,304 10.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,114 7.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,492 28.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.3% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,927 50.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,565 10.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 14,318 40.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 867 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,046 22.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 512 3.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 303 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,641 19.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 524 3.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 265 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,213 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 715 5.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 236 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,310 24.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 13,632 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 43,577 87.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,372 9.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,414 5.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,761 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 37,940 81.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,757 50.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,774 34.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,232 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,738 8.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,501 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 19,501 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.0% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 8.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,427 13.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,987 11.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,358 13.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,267 18.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,496 36.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 924 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 768 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) was $396.

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

Unpaid work Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 28,478 70.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,342 25.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,818 14.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,399 20.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 14.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,590 16.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 9,949 24.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,952 14.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,989 14.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,381 46.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,654 34.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,454 17.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 189 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% were couple families with children, 46.7% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,428 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,671 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,671 and those without children was $1,428.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,424 12.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 490 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,945 17.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,320 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 828 7.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,725 33.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 546 4.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 759 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 17.6% 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,259 85.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,384 14.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,802 87.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 792 4.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,103 5.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 529 2.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.2% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 153 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 860 4.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,601 18.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 9,019 46.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,225 27.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 399 2.1 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 Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,417 43.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,389 28.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,811 25.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 135 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 505 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.7% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 13,407 69.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,328 27.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 523 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,443 7.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 7,832 40.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,605 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,704 14.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 674 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% 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 Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,846 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,406 49.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,440 50.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,846 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,406 (or 49.4%) were male and 1,440 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Clarence Valley (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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 771 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $771.

Mortgage and rent Clarence Valley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Clarence Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400.

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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