Gunnedah Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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Gunnedah Shire

Additional areas

Gunnedah Shire has a total population of 12,085 and 5,252 dwellings in 2011.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Gunnedah Shire summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional NSW %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population12,085100.0100.0
Australian citizens10,98990.990.8
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)8,17767.769.1
Indigenous population1,36311.34.7
Speaks language other than English at home1841.55.1
Needs assistance due to age or disability5924.95.8
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)8817.36.3
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,1669.69.0
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,0658.88.2
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)9688.08.1
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,23510.210.4
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,22318.419.5
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,67313.813.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,34311.111.9
Seniors (70 to 84)1,26410.510.3
Frail aged (85 and over)2672.22.3
Total Population12,085100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children1,31227.626.7
Couples without children1,24226.127.7
One parent families51710.911.3
Lone person households1,26126.525.6
Group households1252.63.0
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)4,751100.0100.0
Christian religions9,35577.571.0
Non Christian religions560.52.1
No Religion1,55512.918.4
Not stated1,0598.87.8
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)12,074100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,32310.910.1
Attending secondary school7946.66.7
Attending university or TAFE institution3983.35.4
Total persons (including those not attending)12,084100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force5,56558.556.4
Not in the labour force3,26734.338.5
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)9,520100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses4,58587.581.5
Medium and high density55210.516.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1011.92.2
Occupied private dwellings4,74790.486.9
Unoccupied Dwellings4929.412.8
Non private dwellings130.20.4
Total dwellings5,252100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)4,751100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)1,31828.727.2
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)1,14424.927.1
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)80317.517.0
$2,000 or more (high)79417.317.9
Incomes not stated53311.610.8
Total households4,592100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection2,55453.761.3
Dial-up connection1402.93.3
Other connection2094.43.6
No connection1,48931.325.1
Not stated3647.76.7
Total households4,756100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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