Mittagong

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 114021286
People 8,999
Male 46.3%
Female 53.7%
Median age 45
Families 2,368
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 3,919
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,255
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $350
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

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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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 4,170 46.3 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,829 53.7 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 224 2.5 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,999 people in Mittagong. Of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

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Age Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 456 5.1 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 514 5.7 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 541 6.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 647 7.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 391 4.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 440 4.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 414 4.6 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 444 4.9 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 543 6.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 587 6.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 587 6.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 655 7.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 606 6.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 642 7.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 574 6.4 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 398 4.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 299 3.3 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 261 2.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mittagong was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 3,656 48.9 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 246 3.3 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 790 10.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 517 6.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,269 30.3 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mittagong aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,177 49.7 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 657 10.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,559 40.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mittagong, of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 149 5.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 405 14.9 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 122 4.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 98 3.6 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 242 8.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 145 5.3 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 319 11.7 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 163 6.0 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 193 7.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 62 2.3 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 826 30.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mittagong 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.8% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 13.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,388 18.6 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 701 9.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 231 3.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,117 15.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 868 11.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 304 4.1 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 990 13.3 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 616 8.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 23 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 962 12.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mittagong, 11.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 3,797 30.1 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,359 26.6 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,216 9.6 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,134 9.0 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 417 3.3 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Mittagong were English 30.1%, Australian 26.6%, Irish 9.6%, Scottish 9.0% and German 3.3%.

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

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Country of birth Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 6,884 76.5 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 446 5.0 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 130 1.4 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 82 0.9 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
India 63 0.7 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Netherlands 46 0.5 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3

In Mittagong, 76.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.0%, New Zealand 1.4%, Scotland 0.9%, India 0.7% and Netherlands 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,789 19.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 662 7.4 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 485 5.4 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,234 58.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Mittagong, 58.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,747 63.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 670 7.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 177 2.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 164 1.8 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Italy 110 1.2 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Mittagong, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 63.8%, England 7.4%, New Zealand 2.0%, Scotland 1.8% and Italy 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,949 66.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 646 7.2 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 170 1.9 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 155 1.7 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Netherlands 87 1.0 34,775 0.5 152,088 0.6

In Mittagong, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 66.4%, England 7.2%, New Zealand 1.9%, Scotland 1.7% and Netherlands 1.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,430 27.0 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,107 23.4 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,938 21.5 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 868 9.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 349 3.9 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Mittagong were No Religion, so described 27.0%, Catholic 23.4%, Anglican 21.5%, Not stated 9.6% and Uniting Church 3.9%. In Mittagong, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (66.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
German 55 0.6 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Italian 53 0.6 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Greek 52 0.6 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 44 0.5 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Spanish 37 0.4 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 7,781 86.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 299 8.4 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Mittagong 86.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.6%, Italian 0.6%, Greek 0.6%, Mandarin 0.5% and Spanish 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,282 55.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,470 35.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 190 4.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 148 3.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 4,090 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mittagong. Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 3.6% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 540 13.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 435 11.0 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 498 12.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 667 16.9 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,618 41.0 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mittagong, 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 819 20.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 682 17.3 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 504 12.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 439 11.1 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 435 11.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 421 10.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 391 9.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 207 5.2 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mittagong included Professionals 20.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.3%, Managers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.0%, Labourers 10.7%, Sales Workers 9.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 143 3.7 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 121 3.1 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Secondary Education 118 3.0 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7
Aged Care Residential Services 114 2.9 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 82 2.1 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Mittagong, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 3.7%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1%, Secondary Education 3.0%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.9% and Primary Education 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 620 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,606 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,255 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mittagong was $620.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,618 66.5 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 291 7.4 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 209 5.3 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 119 3.0 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Truck 63 1.6 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 134 3.4 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,891 73.3 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Mittagong, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.5%, Worked at home 7.4%, Car, as passenger 5.3%, Walked only 3.0% and Truck 1.6%. On the day, 3.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 73.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,408 72.2 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,979 26.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 936 12.5 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,625 21.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Mittagong, of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,595 21.3 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,081 27.8 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 995 13.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 743 9.9 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mittagong, 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,039 44.0 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 932 39.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 355 15.0 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 34 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mittagong, 39.5% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mittagong, 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 352 17.9 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 123 6.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 456 23.1 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 219 11.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 123 6.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 486 24.7 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 80 4.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 131 6.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Mittagong, of couple families with children, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,327 90.6 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 346 9.4 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Mittagong, 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,002 90.2 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 160 4.8 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 110 3.3 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 38 1.1 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mittagong, 90.2% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 86 2.6 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 509 15.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,402 42.0 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,237 37.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 83 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mittagong, of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 42.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,338 40.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,045 31.4 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 819 24.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 22 0.7 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 107 3.2 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mittagong, 40.2% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 2,309 69.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 938 28.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 80 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Mittagong, of all households, 69.4% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Mittagong, 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.8% 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 165 4.9 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,176 35.2 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,253 37.5 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 607 18.2 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 137 4.1 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Mittagong, 35.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 511 15.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,726 81.9 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 90 2.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Mittagong, 81.9% 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.
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 99 44.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 123 55.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mittagong, 44.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.4% were female. The median age was 23 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,162 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Mittagong, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,162.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 340 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mittagong, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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.