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Dungog (A)

Code LGA12700 (LGA)
People 8,318
Male 4,188
Female 4,130
Median age 44
Families 2,368
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,823
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,005
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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People — demographics & education
People Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,318 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,188 50.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,130 49.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 266 3.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,318 people in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 488 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 500 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 575 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 581 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 358 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 320 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 372 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 467 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 569 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 651 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 686 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 651 7.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 635 7.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 481 5.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 399 4.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 247 3.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 172 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 165 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,700 54.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 185 2.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 598 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 404 6.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,874 27.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,386 55.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 567 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,165 35.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 161 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 568 24.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 78 3.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 473 20.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 70 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 174 7.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 170 7.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 36 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 521 22.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,322 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.4% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,489 90.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 525 6.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 369 4.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 255 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,698 85.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,203 56.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,262 32.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 260 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 172 4.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,897 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,897 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 467 12.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 383 10.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 409 11.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 531 14.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,669 44.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 484 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,278 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,005 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) was $484.

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

Unpaid work Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,999 74.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,905 28.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 949 14.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,682 24.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 14.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,258 18.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,760 26.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 996 14.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 986 14.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,043 44.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 985 41.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 323 13.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.6% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas) 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,627 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,161 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,161 and those without children was $1,627.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 361 17.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 86 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 457 22.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 288 14.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 135 6.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 447 22.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 124 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 124 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,115 84.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 580 15.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,015 96.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 1.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 28 0.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 0.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 96.8% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 101 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 520 16.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,458 46.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 973 31.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 56 1.8 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,328 42.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,094 35.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 578 18.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% were owned outright, 35.1% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,324 74.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 742 23.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 23.8% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.3% 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 Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 143 4.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 908 29.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,208 38.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 770 24.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 87 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% 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 Dungog (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 264 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 133 50.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 131 49.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 264 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 133 (or 50.4%) were male and 131 (or 49.6%) 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 Dungog (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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 953 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dungog (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $953.

Mortgage and rent Dungog (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 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Dungog (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 $1,083.

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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