Bathurst Regional (A)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA10470
People 41,300
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 37
Families 10,136
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 17,364
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,310
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,670
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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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
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 20,695 50.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 20,605 49.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,244 5.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 41,300 people in Bathurst Regional (A). Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

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Age Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,546 6.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,781 6.7 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,789 6.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,980 7.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,148 7.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,689 6.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,477 6.0 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,308 5.6 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,573 6.2 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,675 6.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,565 6.2 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,617 6.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,380 5.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,195 5.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,667 4.0 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,151 2.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 867 2.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 892 2.2 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bathurst Regional (A) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 14,931 45.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,147 3.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,884 8.7 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,852 5.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 12,364 37.3 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bathurst Regional (A) aged 15 years and over, 45.0% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 12,854 46.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,130 11.4 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 11,584 42.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bathurst Regional (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 771 5.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,219 15.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,236 8.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 223 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,542 10.5 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 893 6.1 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 496 3.4 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 905 6.2 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,070 14.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 211 1.4 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,052 27.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bathurst Regional (A) 35.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.1% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 5,356 16.1 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,672 8.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,223 3.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 5,284 15.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 4,360 13.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,199 3.6 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,495 13.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 37 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 6 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,934 8.8 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 84 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 4,491 13.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bathurst Regional (A), 13.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 17,872 31.5 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 16,769 29.5 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 6,285 11.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 4,264 7.5 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,456 2.6 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Bathurst Regional (A) were Australian 31.5%, English 29.5%, Irish 11.1%, Scottish 7.5% and German 2.6%.

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

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Country of birth Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 34,538 83.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 802 1.9 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 436 1.1 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 172 0.4 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Scotland 162 0.4 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
Philippines 155 0.4 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0

In Bathurst Regional (A), 83.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.9%, New Zealand 1.1%, India 0.4%, Scotland 0.4% and Philippines 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,354 10.5 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,001 4.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,536 3.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 29,375 71.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Bathurst Regional (A), 71.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 31,095 75.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,544 3.7 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 615 1.5 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 371 0.9 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 262 0.6 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In Bathurst Regional (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 75.3%, England 3.7%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 0.9% and Netherlands 0.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 31,603 76.6 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,415 3.4 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 616 1.5 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 341 0.8 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
India 230 0.6 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6

In Bathurst Regional (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 76.6%, England 3.4%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 0.8% and India 0.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 12,833 31.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 9,250 22.4 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 7,893 19.1 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 4,661 11.3 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 1,723 4.2 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Bathurst Regional (A) were Catholic 31.1%, No Religion, so described 22.4%, Anglican 19.1%, Not stated 11.3% and Presbyterian and Reformed 4.2%. In Bathurst Regional (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 108 0.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Arabic 101 0.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Cantonese 72 0.2 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Punjabi 63 0.2 33,435 0.4 132,496 0.6
German 62 0.2 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
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English only spoken at home 35,906 87.0 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 896 5.8 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Bathurst Regional (A) 87.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.3%, Arabic 0.2%, Cantonese 0.2%, Punjabi 0.2% and German 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 11,165 57.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 5,923 30.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,079 5.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,162 6.0 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 19,329 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bathurst Regional (A). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 6.0% 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
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,218 12.2 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,749 9.6 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,949 10.7 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,746 20.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 7,425 40.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bathurst Regional (A), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 3,437 18.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,626 14.5 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,446 13.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,182 12.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 2,173 12.0 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 2,074 11.4 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,773 9.8 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,162 6.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Bathurst Regional (A) included Professionals 18.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0%, Managers 12.0%, Labourers 11.4%, Sales Workers 9.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 613 3.4 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Higher Education 602 3.3 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Primary Education 484 2.7 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
State Government Administration 461 2.5 45,546 1.3 158,980 1.5
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 455 2.5 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Bathurst Regional (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.4%, Higher Education 3.3%, Primary Education 2.7%, State Government Administration 2.5% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 646 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,632 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,310 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bathurst Regional (A) was $646.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 12,835 70.7 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 962 5.3 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 838 4.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 685 3.8 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Truck 209 1.2 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 129 0.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 13,915 76.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Bathurst Regional (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.7%, Car, as passenger 5.3%, Worked at home 4.6%, Walked only 3.8% and Truck 1.2%. On the day, 0.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 23,084 69.6 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,616 29.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,925 11.8 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,877 20.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Bathurst Regional (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% 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
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 6,860 20.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 8,909 26.8 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 4,097 12.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,222 9.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bathurst Regional (A), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,885 38.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 4,308 42.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,811 17.9 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 131 1.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bathurst Regional (A), 42.5% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Bathurst Regional (A), 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% 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
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,987 24.3 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 293 3.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,936 23.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,004 12.3 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 458 5.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,569 19.2 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 471 5.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 466 5.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Bathurst Regional (A), of couple families with children, 24.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 14,429 87.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,029 12.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Bathurst Regional (A), 87.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 12,166 84.3 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,464 10.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 595 4.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 49 0.3 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst Regional (A), 84.3% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 52 0.4 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 531 3.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,085 14.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 5,559 38.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5,834 40.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 349 2.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bathurst Regional (A), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 14.5% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4,691 32.5 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,854 33.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 4,420 30.7 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 87 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 363 2.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst Regional (A), 32.5% were owned outright, 33.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 9,934 68.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,884 27.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 592 4.1 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Bathurst Regional (A), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

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Household income Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Bathurst Regional (A), 22.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.1% 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 Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 280 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,670 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 917 6.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,734 32.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,223 36.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,998 20.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 539 3.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Bathurst Regional (A), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,601 18.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 11,413 79.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 394 2.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Bathurst Regional (A), 79.2% 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.
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,185 52.7 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,064 47.3 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bathurst Regional (A), 52.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.3% 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
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) 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 1,112 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Bathurst Regional (A), 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 $1,112.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bathurst Regional (A) % Bathurst Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 280 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bathurst Regional (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.