National Regional Profile: Greater Taree (C) (Local Government Area)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/11/2006 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: LGA13350   
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POPULATION AND PEOPLE CHARACTERISTICS

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

POPULATION BY SEX - at 30 June
Personsno.
44,344
44,738
45,099
45,761
46,401
Malesno.
21,830
22,043
22,245
22,592
22,916
Femalesno.
22,514
22,695
22,854
23,169
23,485
POPULATION : PERCENTAGE BY AGE GROUP - at 30 June
Percentage aged 0 to 14 years%
22.1
22.0
21.4
21.0
20.6
Percentage aged 15 to 24 years%
10.6
10.7
11.0
11.2
11.3
Percentage aged 25 to 34 years%
9.9
9.6
9.6
9.5
9.3
Percentage aged 35 to 44 years%
14.2
13.9
13.7
13.2
12.9
Percentage aged 45 to 54 years%
13.8
13.8
13.8
14.0
14.2
Percentage aged 55 to 64 years%
11.7
12.0
12.3
12.7
13.2
Percentage aged 65 to 74 years%
10.0
10.0
10.1
10.0
9.9
Percentage aged 75 to 84 years%
5.9
6.1
6.2
6.5
6.6
Percentage aged 85 years and over%
1.7
1.8
1.9
1.9
1.9
POPULATION DENSITY - at 30 June
Population density
persons/km2
na
na
na
na
12.5
INDIGENOUS POPULATION - at 30 June
Percentage of total population%
na
4.0
na
na
na
OVERSEAS BORN POPULATION
Percentage of total population%
na
7.1
na
na
na
SPEAKS A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH AT HOME
Percentage of total population aged 15 and over%
na
1.6
na
na
na
PERSONS WITH POST SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS
Percentage of total population aged 15 and over%
na
40.6
na
na
na
OCCUPATION
Percentage of total employed persons in medium/high skill occupations%
na
51.7
na
na
na
HOUSEHOLDS - Census 2001
Householdsno.
na
16,281
na
na
na
FAMILIES - Census 2001
Total familiesno.
na
11,886
na
na
na
Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent studentsno.
na
3,958
na
na
na
One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent studentsno.
na
1,465
na
na
na
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA
Major cities%
na
0.0
na
na
na
Inner regional%
na
90.2
na
na
na
Outer regional%
na
9.8
na
na
na
Remote%
na
0.0
na
na
na
Very remote%
na
0.0
na
na
na
BIRTHS AND DEATHS - year ended 31 December
Birthsno.
466
450
461
402
442
Crude birth raterate
10.5
10.0
10.2
8.7
9.5
Deathsno.
393
401
424
424
442
Crude death raterate
8.8
8.9
9.4
9.2
9.5