Griffith (C)

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA13450
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,232
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 22
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 536
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,037
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $200

(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 Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 1,193 96.8 207,250 95.9 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 26 2.1 4,840 2.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 1.1 4,080 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Griffith (C), there were 1,232 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female.

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Age Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --
0-4 years 174 14.1 24,956 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 262 21.2 49,311 22.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 236 19.1 41,327 19.1 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 165 13.3 27,767 12.8 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 137 11.1 22,886 10.6 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 116 9.4 22,421 10.4 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 90 7.3 15,934 7.4 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 57 4.6 11,576 5.4 30,952 4.8

In Griffith (C), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 22 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 35.6% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 4.6% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 151 19.0 33,345 23.5 105,086 24.5
Separated 34 4.3 6,715 4.7 19,112 4.5
Divorced 37 4.7 10,931 7.7 28,796 6.7
Widowed 23 2.9 4,357 3.1 13,794 3.2
Never married 549 69.1 86,555 61.0 261,980 61.1

In Griffith (C), 19.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 133 18.7 29,736 23.4 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 135 19.0 18,245 14.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 444 62.4 78,875 62.2 228,281 60.9

In Griffith (C), 18.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 19.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Pre-school 48 11.1 7,286 8.2 16,698 6.4
Primary 171 39.6 33,034 37.1 97,859 37.5
Secondary 120 27.8 22,640 25.4 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 15 3.5 6,508 7.3 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 9 2.1 5,623 6.3 15,489 5.9
Other 7 1.6 1,420 1.6 5,047 1.9
Not stated 62 14.4 12,589 14.1 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C), 35.0% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.6% were attending a primary school, 27.8% were attending a secondary school and 5.6% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 21 2.6 9,510 6.7 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 38 4.8 8,908 6.3 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 32 4.0 5,294 3.7 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 117 14.6 20,305 14.3 56,625 13.2
Year 12 70 8.8 17,641 12.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 51 6.4 9,222 6.5 34,674 8.1
Year 10 189 23.6 26,665 18.8 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 6 0.8 475 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 45 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 170 21.2 23,512 16.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 3 0.4 792 0.6 4,256 1.0
Not stated 89 11.1 15,835 11.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Griffith (C), 8.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Wiradjuri 3 0.2 355 0.2 432 0.1
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English only spoken at home 1,164 94.9 204,018 94.4 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 94.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C). The only other response for language at home was Wiradjuri 0.2%.

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Ancestry, top responses Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 863 50.5 150,901 49.9 399,843 45.0
English 365 21.4 60,982 20.2 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 152 8.9 29,526 9.8 140,480 15.8
Italian 81 4.7 2,921 1.0 9,195 1.0
Irish 76 4.4 18,060 6.0 45,887 5.2

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 Griffith (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C), the most common ancestries were Australian 50.5%, English 21.4%, Australian Aboriginal 8.9%, Italian 4.7% and Irish 4.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 243 53.8 38,368 49.7 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 122 27.0 22,333 29.0 61,049 27.4
Away from work 23 5.1 4,612 6.0 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 64 14.2 11,827 15.3 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 322 40.5 60,973 43.0 190,132 44.3

There were 452 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Griffith (C). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 14.2% 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
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Labourers 95 24.5 9,913 15.2 27,814 15.3
Community and Personal Service Workers 64 16.5 11,165 17.1 30,991 17.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 47 12.1 9,016 13.8 24,399 13.4
Sales Workers 40 10.3 5,993 9.2 15,791 8.7
Machinery Operators and Drivers 40 10.3 5,737 8.8 16,774 9.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 33 8.5 8,060 12.3 23,174 12.7
Managers 30 7.8 4,756 7.3 12,844 7.1
Professionals 28 7.2 8,807 13.5 24,339 13.4

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C), the most common occupations were Labourers 24.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 16.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.1%, Sales Workers 10.3%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 8.5%, Managers 7.8% and Professionals 7.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 21 7.0 59 0.1 139 0.1
General Practice Medical Services 20 6.7 584 0.9 1,789 1.0
Aged Care Residential Services 18 6.0 1,602 2.5 3,760 2.1
Takeaway Food Services 17 5.7 1,944 3.0 4,469 2.5
Other Social Assistance Services 13 4.3 2,309 3.5 5,302 2.9

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C), the most common industries of employment were Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 7.0%, General Practice Medical Services 6.7%, Aged Care Residential Services 6.0%, Takeaway Food Services 5.7% and Other Social Assistance Services 4.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 483 -- 472 -- 441 --
Household 1,037 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Griffith (C) was $483 and the median weekly household income was $1,037.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 455 57.2 86,767 61.1 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 225 28.2 42,758 30.1 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 105 13.1 20,600 14.5 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 108 13.5 21,598 15.2 63,303 14.8

In Griffith (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 57.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% 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
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) 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 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7 -- 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 Griffith (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom and 1.7 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
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 200 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Griffith (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 80 14.7 15,498 16.2 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 157 28.8 29,267 30.6 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 150 27.5 25,476 26.7 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 17 3.1 1,801 1.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 9 1.7 742 0.8 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 5 0.9 1,456 1.5 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 14 2.6 1,862 1.9 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 92 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 113 20.7 19,295 20.2 53,195 20.2

In Griffith (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 16.3% were a couple family with no children, 29.7% were a couple family with children and 30.1% 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
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 472 88.2 75,718 79.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 3.6 9,282 9.8 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 44 8.2 8,821 9.3 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 1,144 1.2 2,897 1.1

In Griffith (C) there were 536 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 88.2% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% 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
Griffith (C) % Griffith (C) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 58 10.9 13,854 14.5 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 133 25.0 26,061 27.3 68,085 25.9
Rented 315 59.2 51,327 53.8 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 3 0.6 696 0.7 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 23 4.3 3,553 3.7 10,182 3.9

In Griffith (C), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 10.9% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 59.2% 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.