Dubbo

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 1011
People 36,092
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 36
Families 9,199
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 15,343
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,319
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(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

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 17,283 47.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 18,810 52.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 5,543 15.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 36,092 people in Dubbo. Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 15.4% of the population.

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Age Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,707 7.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,665 7.4 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,284 6.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,274 6.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,366 6.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,709 7.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,505 6.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,130 5.9 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,213 6.1 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,227 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,206 6.1 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,257 6.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,878 5.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,647 4.6 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,326 3.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,149 3.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 761 2.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 798 2.2 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Dubbo was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 12,730 44.8 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,100 3.9 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,490 8.8 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,759 6.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 10,361 36.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Dubbo aged 15 years and over, 44.8% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 10,995 45.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,831 11.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 10,517 43.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Dubbo, of people aged 15 years and over, 45.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 822 7.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,920 17.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 945 8.6 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 399 3.6 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,227 11.1 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 712 6.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 329 3.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 917 8.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 795 7.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 189 1.7 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,774 25.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Dubbo 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 20.5% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,308 15.1 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,087 7.3 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,189 4.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,543 16.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,350 11.8 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,181 4.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,661 16.4 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 34 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 2,923 10.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 100 0.4 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,286 11.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Dubbo, 11.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 17,118 35.4 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 14,026 29.0 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 4,578 9.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 3,293 6.8 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,200 2.5 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Dubbo were Australian 35.4%, English 29.0%, Irish 9.5%, Scottish 6.8% and German 2.5%.

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 Dubbo (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 30,400 84.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 357 1.0 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
India 357 1.0 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 277 0.8 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Nepal 203 0.6 32,117 0.4 54,754 0.2
Philippines 187 0.5 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0

In Dubbo, 84.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.0%, India 1.0%, New Zealand 0.8%, Nepal 0.6% and Philippines 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,456 9.6 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,277 3.5 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 898 2.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 27,645 76.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Dubbo, 76.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 28,704 79.6 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 798 2.2 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
India 435 1.2 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6
New Zealand 367 1.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Nepal 228 0.6 36,554 0.5 60,678 0.3

In Dubbo, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 79.6%, England 2.2%, India 1.2%, New Zealand 1.0% and Nepal 0.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 29,130 80.7 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 690 1.9 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
India 436 1.2 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6
New Zealand 363 1.0 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Philippines 263 0.7 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4

In Dubbo, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.7%, England 1.9%, India 1.2%, New Zealand 1.0% and Philippines 0.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 10,964 30.4 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 8,228 22.8 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 6,614 18.3 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 3,249 9.0 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 1,870 5.2 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Dubbo were Catholic 30.4%, Anglican 22.8%, No Religion, so described 18.3%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 5.2%. In Dubbo, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (76.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Nepali 208 0.6 34,606 0.5 62,005 0.3
Mandarin 161 0.4 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Malayalam 113 0.3 13,881 0.2 53,206 0.2
Tagalog 105 0.3 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
Sinhalese 103 0.3 11,234 0.2 64,612 0.3
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English only spoken at home 31,496 87.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 987 7.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Dubbo 87.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Nepali 0.6%, Mandarin 0.4%, Malayalam 0.3%, Tagalog 0.3% and Sinhalese 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 11,058 62.6 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,731 26.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 857 4.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,005 5.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 17,651 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dubbo. Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 5.7% 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
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,640 9.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,361 8.2 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,729 10.4 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,867 23.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 7,195 43.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Dubbo, 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 3,053 18.3 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,381 14.3 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,217 13.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,155 12.9 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,919 11.5 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 1,866 11.2 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 1,798 10.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 990 5.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Dubbo included Professionals 18.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Sales Workers 11.5%, Labourers 11.2%, Managers 10.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 810 4.9 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 454 2.7 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Other Social Assistance Services 434 2.6 54,259 1.6 158,230 1.5
Takeaway Food Services 417 2.5 56,957 1.7 189,447 1.8
State Government Administration 392 2.4 45,546 1.3 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Dubbo, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.9%, Primary Education 2.7%, Other Social Assistance Services 2.6%, Takeaway Food Services 2.5% and State Government Administration 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 688 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,578 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,319 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dubbo was $688.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 12,286 73.9 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,125 6.8 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 500 3.0 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 433 2.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Truck 177 1.1 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 97 0.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 13,523 81.3 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Dubbo, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.9%, Car, as passenger 6.8%, Walked only 3.0%, Worked at home 2.6% and Truck 1.1%. On the day, 0.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 81.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,590 68.9 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,385 29.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,337 11.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,359 18.8 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Dubbo, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% 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
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 5,894 20.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,684 27.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,398 11.9 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,617 9.2 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dubbo, 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,437 37.4 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,692 40.1 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,903 20.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 167 1.8 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Dubbo, 40.1% were couple families with children, 37.4% were couple families without children and 20.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Dubbo, 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% 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
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 2,001 28.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 231 3.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,626 22.8 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 858 12.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 327 4.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,205 16.9 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 376 5.3 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 497 7.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Dubbo, of couple families with children, 28.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 12,879 89.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,480 10.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Dubbo, 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 10,597 82.3 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 967 7.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,174 9.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 89 0.7 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Dubbo, 82.3% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 32 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 381 3.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,093 16.2 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,883 37.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5,174 40.2 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 322 2.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dubbo, of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 37.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 3,600 27.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,323 33.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 4,421 34.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 182 1.4 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 363 2.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Dubbo, 27.9% were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 34.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 9,000 69.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,440 26.7 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 442 3.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Dubbo, of all households, 69.9% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Dubbo, 20.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.2% 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 Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 270 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 855 6.6 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,585 35.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 4,743 36.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,150 16.7 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 550 4.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Dubbo, 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,565 19.9 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,953 77.3 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 359 2.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Dubbo, 77.3% 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.
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,681 48.4 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 2,863 51.6 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Dubbo, 48.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.6% 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
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,191 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Dubbo, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,191.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Dubbo % Dubbo New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 270 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Dubbo, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,473.

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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.