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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Inverell

Code UCL114012 (UCL)
People 9,347
Male 4,469
Female 4,878
Median age 39
Families 2,420
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,240
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $760
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,347 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,469 47.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,878 52.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 774 8.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,347 people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.3% of the population.

Age Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 719 7.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 613 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 656 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 619 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 516 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 574 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 516 5.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 541 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 519 5.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 525 5.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 536 5.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 484 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 541 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 520 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 489 5.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 377 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 304 3.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 299 3.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,328 45.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 315 4.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 629 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 702 9.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,380 32.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.3% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,939 45.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 649 9.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,936 45.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 188 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 609 21.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 151 5.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 550 19.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 83 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 0.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 292 10.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 127 4.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 754 26.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,801 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.7% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,355 89.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 578 6.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 388 4.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 219 2.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,520 86.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,180 58.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,046 28.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 204 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 306 8.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,736 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,736 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 391 11.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 279 8.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 375 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 829 24.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,352 39.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 450 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 942 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 760 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) was $450.

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

Unpaid work Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,829 65.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,995 27.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 871 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,459 19.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,223 16.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,701 23.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 954 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 950 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 983 40.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 864 35.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 537 22.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.7% were couple families with children, 40.6% were couple families without children and 22.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,429 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,689 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,689 and those without children was $1,429.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 355 19.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 3.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 328 17.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 248 13.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 82 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 529 28.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 93 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 153 8.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,670 89.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 432 10.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,107 84.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 1.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 453 12.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 40 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.6% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 203 5.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 684 18.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,781 48.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 874 23.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 101 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,219 33.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,012 27.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,285 35.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 128 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,383 64.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,194 32.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 96 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 32.5% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
None 448 12.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,522 41.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,148 31.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 395 10.8 360,074 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 Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.8% 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 Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 772 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 398 51.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 374 48.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 772 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 398 (or 51.6%) were male and 374 (or 48.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Inverell % 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 737 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $737.

Mortgage and rent Inverell % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Inverell (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $975.

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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