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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Warrumbungle Shire (A)

Code LGA18020 (LGA)
People 9,588
Male 4,804
Female 4,784
Median age 45
Families 2,513
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,756
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $689
Median monthly mortgage repayments $870
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,588 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,804 50.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,784 49.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 889 9.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,588 people in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.3% of the population.

Age Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 614 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 645 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 674 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 593 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 370 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 366 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 399 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 516 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 558 5.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 630 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 667 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 732 7.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 714 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 634 6.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 521 5.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 404 4.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 286 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 266 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,859 50.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 278 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 725 9.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 662 8.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,128 27.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,423 52.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 636 9.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,526 38.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 187 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 630 21.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 190 6.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 601 20.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 20 0.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 256 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 124 4.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 39 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 821 28.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,915 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,381 87.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 659 7.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 366 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 261 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,534 85.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,238 57.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,132 29.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 249 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 277 7.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,896 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,896 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 425 11.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 322 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 386 10.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 458 12.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,778 49.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 380 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 869 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 689 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) was $380.

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

Unpaid work Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,095 66.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,934 25.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,027 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,252 29.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,221 16.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,728 22.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 982 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,166 15.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,180 46.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 907 36.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 387 15.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 40 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,313 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,503 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,503 and those without children was $1,313.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 422 20.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 75 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 389 18.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 240 11.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 125 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 565 27.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 118 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 150 7.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,665 81.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 859 19.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,447 94.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 0.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 122 3.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 65 1.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.1% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 32 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 138 3.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 613 16.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,678 45.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,111 30.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 91 2.5 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.8% 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,749 47.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 830 22.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 911 24.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 49 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 125 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 47.7% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,482 67.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,091 29.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 90 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.8% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 870 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 253 6.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,330 36.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,239 33.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 684 18.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 159 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 885 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 437 49.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 448 50.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 885 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 437 (or 49.4%) were male and 448 (or 50.6%) 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 Warrumbungle Shire (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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 711 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $711.

Mortgage and rent Warrumbungle Shire (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Warrumbungle Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $800.

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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