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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Alpurrurulam

Code SSC70006 (SSC)
People 442
Male 225
Female 217
Median age 23
Families 106
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 100
Average people per household 4.7
Median weekly household income $1,008
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $60
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 442 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 225 50.9 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 217 49.1 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 415 93.9 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 442 people in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 93.9% of the population.

Age Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 49 11.1 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 10.0 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 30 6.8 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 38 8.6 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 62 14.1 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 44 10.0 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 34 7.7 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 6.6 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 5.9 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 5.7 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 4.5 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 15 3.4 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8 1.8 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6 1.4 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 1.8 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 23 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) was 23 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 181 56.9 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 4.1 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3 0.9 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 5.3 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 104 32.7 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 5.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 33 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 0 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) was 33 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 139 48.4 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 13 4.5 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 135 47.0 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 32 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) was 32 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.1 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 74 77.1 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 6.2 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.1 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 10 10.4 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 96 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) 21.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 77.1% were in primary school, 6.2% in secondary school and 3.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 434 98.6 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8 1.8 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4 0.9 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 0.7 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 425 96.6 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 96.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 1.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49 49.0 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 15 15.0 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 12.0 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 24.0 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 100 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 100 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs). Of these 49.0% were employed full time, 15.0% were employed part-time and 24.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 0 0.0 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 8.1 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 11 14.9 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 32 43.2 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 16 21.6 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 0.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 21.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 24 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 24 years.

Occupation Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 262 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 608 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,008 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) was $262.

Travel to work, top responses Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 169 53.3 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 156 49.2 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 37 11.7 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 12 3.8 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 49.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 3.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 26 8.2 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 57 18.0 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 68 21.5 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 17 5.4 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 18.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 21.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 23 21.9 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 55 52.4 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 24 22.9 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.9 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 52.4% were couple families with children, 21.9% were couple families without children and 22.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,550 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 700 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $700 and those without children was $2,550.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 8 10.4 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3 3.9 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 14.3 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.5 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 46 59.7 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 4 5.2 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 3.9% 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 86 88.7 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11 11.3 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 82 96.5 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 3.5 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 96.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 18.1 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 48 57.8 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 17 20.5 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.6 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.1% had 2 bedrooms and 57.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 4.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 85 100.0 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 74 87.1 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8 9.4 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.5 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.1% were family households, 9.4% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 26.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 60 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 9.0 -- 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 34 40.5 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 45.2 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6 7.1 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6 7.1 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 7.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.1% 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 417 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 209 50.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 208 49.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), there were 417 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 209 (or 50.1%) were male and 208 (or 49.9%) 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 Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.2 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 787 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.2, with 1.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $787.

Mortgage and rent Alpurrurulam % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 60 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Alpurrurulam (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $60 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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