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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Narromine (A)

Code LGA15850 (LGA)
People 6,585
Male 3,293
Female 3,292
Median age 39
Families 1,741
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 2,929
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $145
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,585 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,293 50.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,292 50.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,290 19.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,585 people in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 19.6% of the population.

Age Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 546 8.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 538 8.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 485 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 405 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 299 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 321 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 316 4.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 394 6.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 399 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 415 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 460 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 441 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 440 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 384 5.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 275 4.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 217 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 150 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 99 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,496 49.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 199 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 423 8.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 384 7.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,509 30.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,243 50.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 405 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,785 40.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 132 6.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 421 21.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 224 11.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 3.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 295 15.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 62 3.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 2.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 131 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 79 4.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 31 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 443 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,931 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.8% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,963 90.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 313 5.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 220 3.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 142 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,480 89.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 89.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,858 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 755 25.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 206 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 177 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,996 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,996 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 241 8.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 243 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 279 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 419 14.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,442 51.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narromine (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 Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 492 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,084 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 850 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) was $492.

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

Unpaid work Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,407 68.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,456 29.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 577 11.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,306 26.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 869 17.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,208 24.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 609 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 720 14.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 703 40.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 664 38.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 349 20.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.1% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

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

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,435 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,839 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,839 and those without children was $1,435.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 321 23.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 311 22.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 187 13.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 247 18.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 104 7.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 7.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,452 86.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 385 13.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,293 93.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 1.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 81 3.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 1.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 93.5% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 86 3.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 350 14.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,120 45.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 817 33.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 67 2.7 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 Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 14.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 937 38.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 700 28.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 708 28.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.2% were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,705 69.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 691 28.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 55 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 145 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 199 8.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 807 32.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 837 34.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 497 20.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 111 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% 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 Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,288 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 599 46.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 689 53.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,288 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 599 (or 46.5%) were male and 689 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narromine (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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 753 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $753.

Mortgage and rent Narromine (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,224 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Narromine (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,224.

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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