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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Quirindi

Code UCL115117 (UCL)
People 2,580
Male 1,243
Female 1,337
Median age 43
Families 686
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,233
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $777
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $175
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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,580 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,243 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,337 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 341 13.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,580 people in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 13.2% of the population.

Age Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 165 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 169 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 181 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 158 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 126 4.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 139 5.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 132 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 134 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 146 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 131 5.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 159 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 154 6.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 171 6.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 143 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 125 4.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 93 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 99 3.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 944 45.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 69 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 180 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 227 11.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 642 31.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.8% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 841 45.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 180 9.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 811 44.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 55 7.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 192 26.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 1.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 139 18.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 2.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 9.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 3.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 7 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 207 28.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 737 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,315 89.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 160 6.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 96 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 51 2.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,120 87.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 595 57.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 317 30.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 57 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,033 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,033 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 104 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 125 12.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 183 18.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 408 42.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 433 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 970 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 777 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) was $433.

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

Unpaid work Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,344 65.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 489 23.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 260 12.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 448 21.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.7% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 363 17.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 453 21.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 260 12.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 268 13.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 297 43.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 227 33.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 146 21.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 21.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities) 10.4% of single parents were male and 89.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,606 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,776 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,776 and those without children was $1,606.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 96 18.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 92 17.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 6.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 145 27.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 4.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 17.6% 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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,029 85.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 172 14.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 948 92.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 47 4.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.0% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 2.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 174 16.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 559 54.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 244 23.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 2.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 54.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 402 39.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 249 24.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 340 33.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 672 65.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 324 31.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 3.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
None 101 9.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 431 41.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 337 32.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 121 11.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.7% 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 Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 340 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 154 45.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 186 54.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 340 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 154 (or 45.3%) were male and 186 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Quirindi % 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 858 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $858.

Mortgage and rent Quirindi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Quirindi (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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