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Gilgandra (A)

Code LGA12950 (LGA)
People 4,368
Male 2,106
Female 2,262
Median age 44
Families 1,181
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,961
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $771
Median monthly mortgage repayments $953
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,368 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,106 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,262 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 533 12.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,368 people in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.2% of the population.

Age Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 290 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 280 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 305 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 289 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 187 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 185 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 198 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 221 5.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 267 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 310 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 345 7.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 302 6.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 287 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 261 6.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 243 5.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 151 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 133 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 114 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,821 52.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 105 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 266 7.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 289 8.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,017 29.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,613 53.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 250 8.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,141 38.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 81 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 206 16.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 156 12.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 261 20.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 0.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 101 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 5.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 339 27.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,257 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 13.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,923 89.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 203 5.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 135 3.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 93 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,645 89.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,160 59.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 563 28.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 109 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 122 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,954 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,954 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 183 10.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 171 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 212 11.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 247 13.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 912 49.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 418 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 932 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 771 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) was $418.

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

Unpaid work Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,351 67.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 916 26.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 440 12.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,010 28.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 583 16.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 783 22.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 464 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 522 14.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 530 44.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 435 36.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 200 16.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.9% were couple families with children, 44.9% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,318 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,579 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,579 and those without children was $1,318.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 225 23.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 204 21.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 104 10.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 5.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 209 21.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 57 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 8.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,649 88.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 212 11.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,511 91.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 106 6.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 1.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.6% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 57 3.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 297 18.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 719 43.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 526 31.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 2.6 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 708 42.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 427 25.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 444 26.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.9% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,165 70.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 457 27.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 953 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 119 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 539 32.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 566 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 357 21.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 70 4.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.6% 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 Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 534 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 270 50.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 264 49.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 534 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 270 (or 50.6%) were male and 264 (or 49.4%) 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 Gilgandra (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 674 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $674.

Mortgage and rent Gilgandra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 138 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gilgandra (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $138 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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