Bogan (A)

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA10950
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 443
Male 47.2%
Female 52.8%
Median age 19
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 177
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $929
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,127
Median weekly rent $180

(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 Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 437 98.6 207,250 95.9 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 3 0.7 4,840 2.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 0.7 4,080 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Bogan (A), there were 443 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female.

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Age Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --
0-4 years 66 15.0 24,956 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 109 24.8 49,311 22.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 82 18.6 41,327 19.1 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 57 13.0 27,767 12.8 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 38 8.6 22,886 10.6 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 35 8.0 22,421 10.4 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 25 5.7 15,934 7.4 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 28 6.4 11,576 5.4 30,952 4.8

In Bogan (A), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 19 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 39.8% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 6.4% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 64 23.3 33,345 23.5 105,086 24.5
Separated 17 6.2 6,715 4.7 19,112 4.5
Divorced 15 5.5 10,931 7.7 28,796 6.7
Widowed 13 4.7 4,357 3.1 13,794 3.2
Never married 166 60.4 86,555 61.0 261,980 61.1

In Bogan (A), 23.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 55 23.2 29,736 23.4 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 39 16.5 18,245 14.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 143 60.3 78,875 62.2 228,281 60.9

In Bogan (A), 23.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 16.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Pre-school 23 12.8 7,286 8.2 16,698 6.4
Primary 67 37.2 33,034 37.1 97,859 37.5
Secondary 49 27.2 22,640 25.4 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 15 8.3 6,508 7.3 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 5,623 6.3 15,489 5.9
Other 0 0.0 1,420 1.6 5,047 1.9
Not stated 26 14.4 12,589 14.1 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A), 41.5% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.2% were attending a primary school, 27.2% were attending a secondary school and 8.3% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 11 4.1 9,510 6.7 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 6 2.2 8,908 6.3 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 3 1.1 5,294 3.7 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 45 16.7 20,305 14.3 56,625 13.2
Year 12 40 14.9 17,641 12.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 16 5.9 9,222 6.5 34,674 8.1
Year 10 63 23.4 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 54 20.1 23,512 16.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 0 0.0 792 0.6 4,256 1.0
Not stated 31 11.5 15,835 11.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Bogan (A), 14.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 2.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English only spoken at home 429 96.8 204,018 94.4 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 96.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A). There were no other responses for language spoken at home.

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Ancestry, top responses Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 354 63.7 150,901 49.9 399,843 45.0
English 119 21.4 60,982 20.2 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 26 4.7 29,526 9.8 140,480 15.8
Irish 22 4.0 18,060 6.0 45,887 5.2
Scottish 6 1.1 11,704 3.9 30,843 3.5

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

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A), the most common ancestries were Australian 63.7%, English 21.4%, Australian Aboriginal 4.7%, Irish 4.0% and Scottish 1.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 75 47.5 38,368 49.7 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 56 35.4 22,333 29.0 61,049 27.4
Away from work 9 5.7 4,612 6.0 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 18 11.4 11,827 15.3 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 105 39.3 60,973 43.0 190,132 44.3

There were 158 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bogan (A). Of these 47.5% were employed full time, 35.4% were employed part-time and 11.4% 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
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Community and Personal Service Workers 23 16.3 11,165 17.1 30,991 17.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 23 16.3 5,737 8.8 16,774 9.2
Labourers 23 16.3 9,913 15.2 27,814 15.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 20 14.2 8,060 12.3 23,174 12.7
Technicians and Trades Workers 18 12.8 9,016 13.8 24,399 13.4
Managers 14 9.9 4,756 7.3 12,844 7.1
Sales Workers 11 7.8 5,993 9.2 15,791 8.7
Professionals 3 2.1 8,807 13.5 24,339 13.4

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A), the most common occupations were Community and Personal Service Workers 16.3%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 16.3%, Labourers 16.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.8%, Managers 9.9%, Sales Workers 7.8% and Professionals 2.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Copper Ore Mining 14 15.9 61 0.1 317 0.2
Local Government Administration 12 13.6 1,489 2.3 5,511 3.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 7 8.0 1,887 2.9 5,555 3.1
Accommodation 6 6.8 790 1.2 2,427 1.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6 6.8 2,306 3.5 5,542 3.0

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A), the most common industries of employment were Copper Ore Mining 15.9%, Local Government Administration 13.6%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 8.0%, Accommodation 6.8% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 507 -- 472 -- 441 --
Household 929 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Bogan (A) was $507 and the median weekly household income was $929.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 153 56.7 86,767 61.1 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 103 38.3 42,758 30.1 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13 4.8 20,600 14.5 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 52 19.3 21,598 15.2 63,303 14.8

In Bogan (A), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 56.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.3% provided care for children and 4.8% 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
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) 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 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5 -- 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 Bogan (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom and 1.5 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
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 180 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bogan (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 29 16.2 15,498 16.2 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 58 32.4 29,267 30.6 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 54 30.2 25,476 26.7 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 3 1.7 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 0 0.0 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 35 19.6 19,295 20.2 53,195 20.2

In Bogan (A), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 16.2% were a couple family with no children, 32.4% were a couple family with children and 30.2% 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
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 164 93.7 75,718 79.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 2.3 9,282 9.8 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 7 4.0 8,821 9.3 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,144 1.2 2,897 1.1

In Bogan (A) there were 177 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 93.7% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% 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
Bogan (A) % Bogan (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 32 17.8 13,854 14.5 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 45 25.0 26,061 27.3 68,085 25.9
Rented 93 51.7 51,327 53.8 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 0 0.0 696 0.7 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 10 5.6 3,553 3.7 10,182 3.9

In Bogan (A), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 17.8% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 51.7% 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.