Armidale

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 1002
People 23,352
Male 47.7%
Female 52.3%
Median age 34
Families 5,283
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 9,832
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,201
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,452
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 11,142 47.7 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 12,209 52.3 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,687 7.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 23,352 people in Armidale. Of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.2% of the population.

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Age Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,312 5.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,314 5.6 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,508 6.5 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,171 9.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,547 10.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,532 6.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,358 5.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,158 5.0 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,272 5.4 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,324 5.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,467 6.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,438 6.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,194 5.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,096 4.7 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 890 3.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 728 3.1 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 518 2.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 521 2.2 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Armidale was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 7,781 40.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 609 3.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,488 7.7 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,134 5.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 8,214 42.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Armidale aged 15 years and over, 40.5% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,454 43.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,691 11.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,802 45.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Armidale, of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 387 4.1 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,251 13.3 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 273 2.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 278 3.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 836 8.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 295 3.1 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 634 6.7 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 466 5.0 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3,011 32.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 100 1.1 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,880 20.0 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Armidale 40.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.2% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 37.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,950 25.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,391 7.2 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 595 3.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,061 10.7 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,428 17.8 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 642 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,953 10.2 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 22 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,475 7.7 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 41 0.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,129 11.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Armidale, 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 9,381 28.8 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 9,209 28.3 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 3,280 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 2,762 8.5 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,115 3.4 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Armidale were Australian 28.8%, English 28.3%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 8.5% and German 3.4%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Armidale (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 18,245 78.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 469 2.0 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 280 1.2 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 253 1.1 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 157 0.7 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Nepal 151 0.6 32,117 0.4 54,754 0.2

In Armidale, 78.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.2%, New Zealand 1.1%, India 0.7% and Nepal 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,779 16.2 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,201 5.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 896 3.8 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 15,588 66.7 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Armidale, 66.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 16,575 71.0 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 897 3.8 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 345 1.5 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
New Zealand 331 1.4 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
India 204 0.9 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Armidale, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 71.0%, England 3.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5%, New Zealand 1.4% and India 0.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 16,907 72.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 754 3.2 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 348 1.5 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 329 1.4 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
India 196 0.8 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6

In Armidale, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 72.4%, England 3.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5%, New Zealand 1.4% and India 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 6,797 29.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 4,850 20.8 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 4,666 20.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 2,418 10.3 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 927 4.0 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Armidale were No Religion, so described 29.1%, Anglican 20.8%, Catholic 20.0%, Not stated 10.3% and Presbyterian and Reformed 4.0%. In Armidale, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (61.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 307 1.3 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Mandarin 278 1.2 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Nepali 156 0.7 34,606 0.5 62,005 0.3
German 81 0.3 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
French 68 0.3 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 19,446 83.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 828 9.5 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Armidale 83.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 1.3%, Mandarin 1.2%, Nepali 0.7%, German 0.3% and French 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 5,483 52.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,564 33.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 597 5.7 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 876 8.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 10,520 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Armidale. Of these 52.1% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,426 14.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 978 10.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,165 12.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,093 21.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,391 35.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Armidale, 14.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,542 26.4 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,236 12.8 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,202 12.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,069 11.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 1,068 11.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 1,028 10.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,012 10.5 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 365 3.8 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Armidale included Professionals 26.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.1%, Managers 11.1%, Labourers 10.7%, Sales Workers 10.5% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Higher Education 1,166 12.2 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 337 3.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Combined Primary and Secondary Education 303 3.2 34,152 1.0 122,286 1.1
Other Social Assistance Services 300 3.1 54,259 1.6 158,230 1.5
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 282 3.0 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Armidale, the most common responses for industry of employment included Higher Education 12.2%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Combined Primary and Secondary Education 3.2%, Other Social Assistance Services 3.1% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 564 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,526 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,201 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Armidale was $564.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 6,351 66.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 683 7.1 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 535 5.6 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 435 4.5 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bicycle 109 1.1 23,332 0.7 107,756 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 76 0.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 7,118 73.9 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Armidale, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.0%, Car, as passenger 7.1%, Walked only 5.6%, Worked at home 4.5% and Bicycle 1.1%. On the day, 0.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 73.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,337 69.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,506 23.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,102 10.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,271 27.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Armidale, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 4,293 22.3 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,344 27.8 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,227 11.6 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,476 7.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Armidale, 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,153 40.7 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,039 38.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 993 18.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 99 1.9 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Armidale, 38.6% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Armidale, 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 899 21.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 212 5.1 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 908 21.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 537 12.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 260 6.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 906 21.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 193 4.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 272 6.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Armidale, of couple families with children, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 21.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 8,085 87.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,135 12.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Armidale, 87.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 6,590 81.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 892 11.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 505 6.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 31 0.4 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale, 81.5% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 398 4.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,548 19.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,328 41.2 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,604 32.2 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 190 2.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Armidale, of occupied private dwellings 4.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,583 31.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,091 25.9 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,140 38.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 63 0.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 211 2.6 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Armidale, 31.9% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 38.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 5,196 64.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,460 30.4 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 429 5.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Armidale, of all households, 64.3% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

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Household income Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Armidale, 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 260 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.8 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.2 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,452 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 683 8.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,232 40.0 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,704 33.4 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,172 14.5 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 298 3.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Armidale, 40.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,307 16.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,562 81.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 217 2.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Armidale, 81.2% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 818 48.3 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 875 51.7 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Armidale, 48.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.7% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 916 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Armidale, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $916.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Armidale % Armidale New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 230 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Armidale, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.