Parkes ShireCommunity profile

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Parkes Shire

Additional areas

Parkes Shire has a total population of 14,592 and 6,553 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.

Parkes Shire summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional NSW %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population14,592100.0100.0
Australian citizens13,21290.590.8
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)9,66666.269.1
Indigenous population1,2118.34.7
Speaks language other than English at home3252.25.1
Needs assistance due to age or disability9076.25.8
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,0437.16.3
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,52910.59.0
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,3869.58.2
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,0437.18.1
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,52210.410.4
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,72118.619.5
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,90713.113.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,50410.311.9
Seniors (70 to 84)1,57210.810.3
Frail aged (85 and over)3602.52.3
Total Population14,592100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children1,52426.326.7
Couples without children1,49525.827.7
One parent families66911.611.3
Lone person households1,56427.025.6
Group households1061.83.0
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)5,789100.0100.0
Christian religions11,81481.071.0
Non Christian religions1270.92.1
No Religion1,3529.318.4
Not stated1,2528.67.8
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)14,592100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,57910.810.1
Attending secondary school1,0717.36.7
Attending university or TAFE institution5824.05.4
Total persons (including those not attending)14,592100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force6,34256.056.4
Not in the labour force4,20537.238.5
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)11,315100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses5,92690.981.5
Medium and high density4567.016.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1302.02.2
Occupied private dwellings5,79088.486.9
Unoccupied Dwellings73211.212.8
Non private dwellings310.50.4
Total dwellings6,553100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)5,791100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)1,69730.727.2
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)1,45126.327.1
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)89616.217.0
$2,000 or more (high)86015.617.9
Incomes not stated62011.210.8
Total households5,524100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection3,10953.761.3
Dial-up connection2093.63.3
Other connection2103.63.6
No connection1,76330.425.1
Not stated5008.66.7
Total households5,791100.0100.0

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