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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Narrandera

Code UCL115109 (UCL)
People 3,871
Male 1,860
Female 2,011
Median age 42
Families 957
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,814
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $762
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,040
Median weekly rent $150
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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,871 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,860 48.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,011 52.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 509 13.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,871 people in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 13.1% of the population.

Age Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 314 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 250 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 246 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 236 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 169 4.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 208 5.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 201 5.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 212 5.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 204 5.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 222 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 275 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 229 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 266 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 220 5.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 183 4.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 161 4.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 139 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 135 3.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,358 44.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 136 4.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 215 7.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 333 10.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,012 33.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.5% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,170 45.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 228 8.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,196 46.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 90 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 180 15.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 8.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 157 13.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 59 5.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 8.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 40 3.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 411 35.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,154 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.9% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,332 86.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 227 6.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 144 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 69 2.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,043 87.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 877 56.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 450 29.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 118 7.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 102 6.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,547 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,547 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 159 11.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 139 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 153 10.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 256 17.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 619 42.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 446 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 947 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 762 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) was $446.

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

Unpaid work Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,860 60.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 798 26.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 367 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 638 20.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 481 15.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 668 21.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 338 11.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 370 12.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 387 40.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 336 35.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 216 22.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.1% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 22.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.1% of single parents were male and 86.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,447 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,726 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,726 and those without children was $1,447.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 125 17.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 166 23.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 79 10.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 183 25.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 55 7.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 58 8.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,496 87.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 210 12.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,378 92.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 1.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 81 5.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.2% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 320 21.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 734 49.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 355 23.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 3.0 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 Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 21.4% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 550 36.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 443 29.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 427 28.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.8% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 944 63.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 519 34.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.1% were family households, 34.7% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,040 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
None 154 10.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 647 43.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 447 29.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 167 11.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 5.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 509 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 246 48.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 263 51.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 509 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 246 (or 48.3%) were male and 263 (or 51.7%) 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 Narrandera % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 718 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $718.

Mortgage and rent Narrandera % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,118 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Narrandera (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,118.

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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