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Goulburn

Code UCL112006 (UCL)
People 21,484
Male 10,760
Female 10,724
Median age 40
Families 5,569
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 9,442
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $962
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,479
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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People — demographics & education
People Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 21,484 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,760 50.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,724 49.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 659 3.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 21,484 people in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,372 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,285 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,410 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,420 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,270 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,310 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,254 5.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,405 6.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,423 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,506 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,433 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,363 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,246 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,115 5.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 841 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 683 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 614 2.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 534 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,722 44.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 715 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,637 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,354 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,984 34.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.3% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,929 46.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,567 10.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,582 43.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 409 6.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,264 19.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 376 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 48 0.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 979 15.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 362 5.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 642 9.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 414 6.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 115 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,865 28.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,522 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.9% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 18,861 87.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,910 9.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 987 5.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 621 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 16,190 82.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,949 59.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,822 28.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 589 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 610 6.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,970 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,970 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 880 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 872 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,072 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,128 22.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,821 40.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 519 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,284 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 962 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) was $519.

Travel to work, top responses Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,738 67.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,889 28.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,183 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,818 16.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,325 19.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,388 25.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,226 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,801 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,125 38.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,223 39.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,137 20.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 84 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.9% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 20.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,844 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,092 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,092 and those without children was $1,844.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 989 22.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 144 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 959 22.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 560 12.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 209 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 921 21.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 283 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 281 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,248 90.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 898 9.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,116 86.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 552 6.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 451 5.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 126 1.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.3% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 271 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,499 18.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,960 48.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,316 28.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 170 2.1 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 Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,796 33.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,620 31.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,572 31.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 217 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.9% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 5,499 66.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,550 30.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 203 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.6% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,479 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
None 847 10.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,181 38.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,724 33.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,196 14.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 303 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% 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 Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 657 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 348 53.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 309 47.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 657 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 348 (or 53.0%) were male and 309 (or 47.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Goulburn % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 888 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $888.

Mortgage and rent Goulburn % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Goulburn (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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