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Gunnedah Shire

Additional areas

Gunnedah Shire has a total population of 12,215 and 5,509 dwellings in 2016.

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 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Gunnedah Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional NSW %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population12,215100.0100.0
Males6,10550.049.2
Females6,10750.050.8
Australian citizens10,97389.888.7
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)8,25867.668.3
Indigenous population1,56912.85.5
Australian-born10,50286.080.9
Needs assistance due to age or disability6675.56.3
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)9187.55.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,1819.78.9
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)8547.07.3
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)9337.67.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,52012.411.0
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,14017.518.0
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,60813.213.8
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,39211.413.1
Seniors (70 to 84)1,34111.011.4
Frail aged (85 and over)3182.62.7
Total Population12,215100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children1,30526.725.4
Couples without children1,28026.227.0
One parent families51310.511.0
Lone person households1,28026.225.5
Group households1142.33.1
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)4,894100.0100.0
Education----0.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,35511.110.0
Attending secondary school6655.46.2
Attending university or TAFE institution4053.35.0
Total persons (including those not attending)12,215100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses4,82488.080.2
Medium and high density5379.816.8
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)821.52.3
Occupied private dwellings4,89488.887.3
Unoccupied Dwellings59610.812.3
Non private dwellings190.30.4
Total dwellings5,509100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Owned1,57228.531.0
Purchasing1,35924.725.0
Renting1,47826.823.1
Total households (inc. not stated and other)5,513100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)98621.322.0
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)1,38930.033.0
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)95820.719.6
$2,500 or more (high)77216.714.6
Incomes not stated52411.310.7
Total households4,629100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection3,24666.373.1
No internet connection1,20724.718.6
Not stated4429.08.3
Total households4,894100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

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