Snowy Monaro Regional (A)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA17040
People 20,218
Male 51.7%
Female 48.3%
Median age 43
Families 5,021
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 11,618
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,200
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
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
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 10,461 51.7 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,756 48.3 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 448 2.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,218 people in Snowy Monaro Regional (A). Of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

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Age Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 959 4.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,278 6.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,225 6.1 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,175 5.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,078 5.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,120 5.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,110 5.5 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,090 5.4 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,370 6.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,491 7.4 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,552 7.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,546 7.6 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,350 6.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,317 6.5 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 957 4.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 649 3.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 489 2.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 460 2.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 7,904 47.2 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 594 3.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,598 9.5 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 990 5.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,665 33.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,565 47.8 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,730 12.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,427 39.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 303 4.9 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,231 19.8 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 258 4.2 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 132 2.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 806 13.0 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 178 2.9 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 199 3.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 385 6.2 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 430 6.9 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 123 2.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,167 34.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,495 14.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,410 8.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 634 3.8 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,897 17.3 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,163 12.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 593 3.5 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,133 12.7 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 19 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 1,398 8.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 56 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,449 14.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 12.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 8,348 30.2 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 7,922 28.6 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 2,493 9.0 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 2,238 8.1 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,093 4.0 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) were Australian 30.2%, English 28.6%, Irish 9.0%, Scottish 8.1% and German 4.0%.

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

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Country of birth Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 15,637 77.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 669 3.3 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 269 1.3 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Germany 194 1.0 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4
Scotland 90 0.4 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
Italy 84 0.4 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 77.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.3%, Germany 1.0%, Scotland 0.4% and Italy 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,184 15.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,244 6.2 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 955 4.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 12,774 63.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 13,810 68.4 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,101 5.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 375 1.9 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Germany 309 1.5 47,543 0.6 170,571 0.7
Scotland 236 1.2 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.4%, England 5.4%, New Zealand 1.9%, Germany 1.5% and Scotland 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 14,147 70.0 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,047 5.2 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 361 1.8 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Germany 309 1.5 47,489 0.6 169,618 0.7
Scotland 220 1.1 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.0%, England 5.2%, New Zealand 1.8%, Germany 1.5% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 6,023 29.8 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 4,774 23.6 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 4,115 20.4 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 2,469 12.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 554 2.7 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) were No Religion, so described 29.8%, Catholic 23.6%, Anglican 20.4%, Not stated 12.2% and Uniting Church 2.7%. In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
German 192 0.9 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Italian 88 0.4 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 81 0.4 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
French 47 0.2 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Dutch 40 0.2 8,686 0.1 33,835 0.1
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English only spoken at home 17,287 85.4 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 612 6.6 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A) 85.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.9%, Italian 0.4%, Mandarin 0.4%, French 0.2% and Dutch 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 6,217 60.9 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,067 30.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 577 5.7 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 340 3.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 10,201 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Snowy Monaro Regional (A). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 3.3% 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
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,004 10.2 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 895 9.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,165 11.8 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,693 17.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,525 45.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Managers 1,867 18.9 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,393 14.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 1,355 13.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,202 12.2 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 1,166 11.8 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,137 11.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 931 9.4 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 636 6.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) included Managers 18.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.1%, Professionals 13.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.2%, Labourers 11.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, Sales Workers 9.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Accommodation 677 6.9 34,450 1.0 113,377 1.1
Cafes and Restaurants 319 3.3 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Local Government Administration 286 2.9 43,378 1.3 142,724 1.3
Sports and Physical Recreation Venues, Grounds and Facilities Operation 273 2.8 6,083 0.2 19,464 0.2
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 257 2.6 6,728 0.2 18,197 0.2

Of the employed people in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 6.9%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.3%, Local Government Administration 2.9%, Sports and Physical Recreation Venues, Grounds and Facilities Operation 2.8% and Sheep Farming (Specialised) 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 675 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,569 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,200 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Snowy Monaro Regional (A) was $675.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 5,971 60.7 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 804 8.2 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 750 7.6 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 559 5.7 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Other 132 1.3 18,811 0.6 73,512 0.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 176 1.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 6,686 67.8 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.7%, Worked at home 8.2%, Walked only 7.6%, Car, as passenger 5.7% and Other 1.3%. On the day, 1.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 67.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,786 70.3 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,119 24.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,918 11.4 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,329 25.8 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.8% 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
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,530 21.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,568 27.3 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,053 12.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,634 9.8 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,304 45.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,970 39.3 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 691 13.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 52 1.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 39.3% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 21.9% of single parents were male and 78.1% 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
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,152 26.9 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 223 5.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 909 21.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 394 9.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 204 4.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 827 19.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 262 6.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 306 7.2 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), of couple families with children, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 7,518 75.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,393 24.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 75.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 6,402 85.2 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 349 4.6 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 413 5.5 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 110 1.5 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 85.2% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 51 0.7 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 362 4.8 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,223 16.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,276 43.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,338 31.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 269 3.6 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,929 38.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,319 30.8 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,883 25.0 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 73 1.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 317 4.2 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 38.9% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 4,969 66.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,293 30.5 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 258 3.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.1% 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 Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 220 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 359 4.8 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,383 31.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,689 35.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,670 22.2 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 411 5.5 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,462 19.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,757 76.5 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 302 4.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 76.5% 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.
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 258 57.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 191 42.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), 57.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 42.5% were female. The median age was 29 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
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,237 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,237.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Snowy Monaro Regional (A) % Snowy Monaro Regional (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 245 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,463 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Snowy Monaro Regional (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,463.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.