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Barraba

Code UCL115011 (UCL)
People 1,150
Male 556
Female 594
Median age 55
Families 305
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 641
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $563
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,150 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 556 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 594 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 6.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,150 people in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.6% of the population.

Age Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 56 4.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 57 4.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 51 4.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 40 3.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 43 3.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 32 2.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 42 3.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 42 3.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 92 8.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 84 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 7.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 113 9.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 88 7.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 73 6.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 49 4.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 55 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 35.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 457 46.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 44 4.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 95 9.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 125 12.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 259 26.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 396 45.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 74 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 404 46.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 14 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 53 20.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 9.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 21.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 5.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 4.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 80 31.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 256 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 10.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,017 88.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 89 8.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 44 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 2.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 914 85.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 163 46.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 123 35.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 10.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 7.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 348 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 348 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 46.8% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 62 19.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 11.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 45 13.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 122 37.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 348 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 753 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 563 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) was $348.

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

Unpaid work Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 583 59.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 174 17.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 153 15.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 234 23.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.8% provided care for children and 15.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 119 12.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 198 20.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 122 12.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 14.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 165 54.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 78 25.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 52 17.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 3.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.6% were couple families with children, 54.1% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,145 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,145.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 8.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 22 9.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 10.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 9.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 107 44.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 7.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 8.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 9.2% 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 Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 535 85.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 94 14.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 501 93.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 20 3.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 2.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 1.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 3.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 115 21.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 291 54.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 86 16.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 3.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 21.4% had 2 bedrooms and 54.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 275 51.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 104 19.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 131 24.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 3.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 51.4% were owned outright, 19.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 304 56.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 224 41.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 56.5% were family households, 41.6% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 55.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.6% 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 Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
None 59 11.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 263 49.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 133 24.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 50 9.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 5.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.4% 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 Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 54.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 33 45.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 54.8%) were male and 33 (or 45.2%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Barraba % 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 724 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Barraba (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 $724.

Mortgage and rent Barraba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 776 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Barraba (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $776.

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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