Blayney (A)

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA10850
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 267
Male 55.3%
Female 44.7%
Median age 19
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 120
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,269
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,350
Median weekly rent $230

(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 Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 259 97.0 207,250 95.9 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 3 1.1 4,840 2.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 1.9 4,080 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Blayney (A), there were 267 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55.3% were male and 44.7% were female.

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Age Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --
0-4 years 33 12.8 24,956 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 68 26.4 49,311 22.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 53 20.5 41,327 19.1 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 32 12.4 27,767 12.8 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 19 7.4 22,886 10.6 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 32 12.4 22,421 10.4 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 9 3.5 15,934 7.4 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 12 4.7 11,576 5.4 30,952 4.8

In Blayney (A), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 19 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 39.1% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 4.7% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 45 27.8 33,345 23.5 105,086 24.5
Separated 13 8.0 6,715 4.7 19,112 4.5
Divorced 15 9.3 10,931 7.7 28,796 6.7
Widowed 6 3.7 4,357 3.1 13,794 3.2
Never married 83 51.2 86,555 61.0 261,980 61.1

In Blayney (A), 27.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 36 28.1 29,736 23.4 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 18 14.1 18,245 14.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 74 57.8 78,875 62.2 228,281 60.9

In Blayney (A), 28.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Pre-school 12 10.3 7,286 8.2 16,698 6.4
Primary 44 37.9 33,034 37.1 97,859 37.5
Secondary 36 31.0 22,640 25.4 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 7 6.0 6,508 7.3 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 4 3.4 5,623 6.3 15,489 5.9
Other 0 0.0 1,420 1.6 5,047 1.9
Not stated 13 11.2 12,589 14.1 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A), 45.1% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.9% were attending a primary school, 31.0% were attending a secondary school and 9.5% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 9 5.7 9,510 6.7 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 7 4.4 8,908 6.3 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 9 5.7 5,294 3.7 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 26 16.4 20,305 14.3 56,625 13.2
Year 12 21 13.2 17,641 12.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 15 9.4 9,222 6.5 34,674 8.1
Year 10 30 18.9 26,665 18.8 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 475 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 45 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 24 15.1 23,512 16.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 0 0.0 792 0.6 4,256 1.0
Not stated 17 10.7 15,835 11.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Blayney (A), 13.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English only spoken at home 257 96.6 204,018 94.4 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 96.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A). There were no other responses for language spoken at home.

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Ancestry, top responses Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 197 58.5 150,901 49.9 399,843 45.0
English 59 17.5 60,982 20.2 152,758 17.2
Irish 27 8.0 18,060 6.0 45,887 5.2
Scottish 20 5.9 11,704 3.9 30,843 3.5
Australian Aboriginal 19 5.6 29,526 9.8 140,480 15.8

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 Blayney (A) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A), the most common ancestries were Australian 58.5%, English 17.5%, Irish 8.0%, Scottish 5.9% and Australian Aboriginal 5.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 50 56.8 38,368 49.7 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 25 28.4 22,333 29.0 61,049 27.4
Away from work 5 5.7 4,612 6.0 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 8 9.1 11,827 15.3 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 62 39.0 60,973 43.0 190,132 44.3

There were 88 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blayney (A). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 9.1% 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.

For information on the Community Development Programme (CDP) please refer to the Census Data Dictionary. CDP data is available in TableBuilder.

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Occupation, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Machinery Operators and Drivers 16 22.5 5,737 8.8 16,774 9.2
Labourers 14 19.7 9,913 15.2 27,814 15.3
Technicians and Trades Workers 13 18.3 9,016 13.8 24,399 13.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 11 15.5 8,060 12.3 23,174 12.7
Professionals 9 12.7 8,807 13.5 24,339 13.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 8 11.3 11,165 17.1 30,991 17.0

The only responses for occupations for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A) were Machinery Operators and Drivers 22.5%, Labourers 19.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 18.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.5%, Professionals 12.7% and Community and Personal Service Workers 11.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Gold Ore Mining 5 16.7 107 0.2 591 0.3
Other Social Assistance Services 4 13.3 2,309 3.5 5,302 2.9
Concreting Services 3 10.0 343 0.5 862 0.5
Pubs, Taverns and Bars 3 10.0 658 1.0 1,627 0.9
Road Freight Transport 3 10.0 1,016 1.6 2,549 1.4

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A), the most common industries of employment were Gold Ore Mining 16.7%, Other Social Assistance Services 13.3%, Concreting Services 10.0%, Pubs, Taverns and Bars 10.0% and Road Freight Transport 10.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 504 -- 472 -- 441 --
Household 1,269 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Blayney (A) was $504 and the median weekly household income was $1,269.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 104 64.6 86,767 61.1 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 54 33.5 42,758 30.1 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 13.0 20,600 14.5 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31 19.3 21,598 15.2 63,303 14.8

In Blayney (A), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 64.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.5% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Dwellings

dwelling characteristics | dwelling structure

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8 -- 1.8 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Blayney (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom and 1.8 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 230 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,350 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Blayney (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,350.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 17 14.3 15,498 16.2 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 47 39.5 29,267 30.6 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 35 29.4 25,476 26.7 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 0 0.0 1,801 1.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 742 0.8 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 3 2.5 1,456 1.5 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 0 0.0 1,862 1.9 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 92 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 17 14.3 19,295 20.2 53,195 20.2

In Blayney (A), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 14.3% were a couple family with no children, 42.0% were a couple family with children and 29.4% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 117 94.4 75,718 79.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 2.4 9,282 9.8 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 4 3.2 8,821 9.3 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,144 1.2 2,897 1.1

In Blayney (A) there were 120 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 94.4% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blayney (A) % Blayney (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 15 12.2 13,854 14.5 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 48 39.0 26,061 27.3 68,085 25.9
Rented 44 35.8 51,327 53.8 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 5 4.1 696 0.7 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 11 8.9 3,553 3.7 10,182 3.9

In Blayney (A), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 12.2% were owned outright, 39.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

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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.