Barwon

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code SED10006
People 77,345
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 42
Families 19,054
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 39,412
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,023
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,062
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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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
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 38,729 50.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 38,618 49.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 12,751 16.5 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 77,345 people in Barwon. Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 16.5% of the population.

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Age Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 5,098 6.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 5,408 7.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 4,652 6.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 4,135 5.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 4,056 5.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,590 5.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,327 5.6 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,971 5.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 4,357 5.6 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 4,794 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 5,563 7.2 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 5,805 7.5 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 5,124 6.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 4,790 6.2 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3,792 4.9 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,937 3.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,007 2.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,939 2.5 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Barwon was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 27,640 44.4 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,401 3.9 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 5,473 8.8 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,589 7.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 22,092 35.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Barwon aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 22,702 44.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,284 12.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 22,275 43.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Barwon, of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 1,516 6.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 4,603 19.3 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,634 6.8 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 111 0.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,672 15.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 135 0.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 220 0.9 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,276 5.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,006 4.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 292 1.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 9,442 39.5 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Barwon 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 5,502 8.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3,505 5.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,682 2.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 8,748 14.1 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 6,437 10.4 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,767 4.4 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 11,480 18.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 112 0.2 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 13 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 9,272 14.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 248 0.4 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 10,952 17.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Barwon, 10.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 37,565 37.6 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 27,523 27.6 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 7,506 7.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 6,332 6.3 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 2,794 2.8 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Barwon were Australian 37.6%, English 27.6%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 6.3% and German 2.8%.

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 Barwon (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 64,162 83.0 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 720 0.9 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 490 0.6 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 319 0.4 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
India 201 0.3 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Germany 197 0.3 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Barwon, 83.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 0.9%, New Zealand 0.6%, Philippines 0.4%, India 0.3% and Germany 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,699 6.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,370 3.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,667 2.2 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 59,245 76.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Barwon, 76.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 61,497 79.5 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,673 2.2 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 677 0.9 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 360 0.5 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Philippines 320 0.4 106,423 1.4 270,177 1.2

In Barwon, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 79.5%, England 2.2%, New Zealand 0.9%, Scotland 0.5% and Philippines 0.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 62,238 80.5 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,390 1.8 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 700 0.9 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Philippines 443 0.6 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4
Scotland 324 0.4 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1

In Barwon, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.5%, England 1.8%, New Zealand 0.9%, Philippines 0.6% and Scotland 0.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 19,787 25.6 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 18,212 23.5 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 17,126 22.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 9,770 12.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 3,992 5.2 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Barwon were Catholic 25.6%, Anglican 23.5%, No Religion, so described 22.1%, Not stated 12.6% and Uniting Church 5.2%. In Barwon, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (73.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
German 122 0.2 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Tagalog 119 0.2 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
Italian 95 0.1 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Filipino 91 0.1 24,214 0.3 71,220 0.3
Malayalam 79 0.1 13,881 0.2 53,206 0.2
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English only spoken at home 66,852 86.5 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,208 3.7 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Barwon 86.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.2%, Tagalog 0.2%, Italian 0.1%, Filipino 0.1% and Malayalam 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 19,514 59.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 8,726 26.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 2,094 6.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,503 7.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 32,837 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barwon. Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 7.6% 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
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,894 9.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,511 8.3 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3,314 10.9 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 4,906 16.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 14,608 48.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Barwon, 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Managers 6,246 20.6 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 4,153 13.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 3,844 12.7 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 3,800 12.5 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 3,601 11.9 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,955 9.7 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,929 9.7 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 2,190 7.2 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Barwon included Managers 20.6%, Professionals 13.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.7%, Labourers 12.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.7% and Sales Workers 7.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Local Government Administration 1,205 4.0 43,378 1.3 142,724 1.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,087 3.6 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 1,026 3.4 6,728 0.2 18,197 0.2
Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 1,004 3.3 13,478 0.4 44,309 0.4
Primary Education 992 3.3 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Barwon, the most common responses for industry of employment included Local Government Administration 4.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.6%, Sheep Farming (Specialised) 3.4%, Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 3.3% and Primary Education 3.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 546 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,304 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,023 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barwon was $546.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 18,518 61.1 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 2,903 9.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 2,321 7.7 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 1,576 5.2 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Truck 480 1.6 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 292 1.0 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 20,318 67.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Barwon, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 61.1%, Worked at home 9.6%, Walked only 7.7%, Car, as passenger 5.2% and Truck 1.6%. On the day, 1.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 67.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 38,215 61.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 14,978 24.1 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,197 11.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 14,388 23.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Barwon, of people aged 15 years and over, 61.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.1% 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
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 10,191 16.4 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 14,143 22.7 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 7,119 11.4 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 6,765 10.9 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barwon, 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 8,121 42.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 6,751 35.4 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 3,846 20.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 330 1.7 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Barwon, 35.4% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Barwon, 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% 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
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3,526 23.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 526 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,899 19.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,815 12.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 798 5.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3,366 22.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 914 6.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,039 7.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Barwon, of couple families with children, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 28,542 80.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,790 19.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Barwon, 80.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 26,182 91.7 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 507 1.8 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,034 3.6 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 463 1.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Barwon, 91.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 180 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,302 4.6 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4,994 17.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 12,776 44.8 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 8,220 28.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,073 3.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Barwon, of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 11,298 39.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 6,939 24.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,716 30.5 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 349 1.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,240 4.3 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Barwon, 39.6% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 18,697 65.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 9,132 32.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 711 2.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Barwon, of all households, 65.5% were family households, 32.0% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Barwon, 29.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.3% 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 Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 160 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,062 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 2,407 8.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 9,844 34.5 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 9,233 32.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 5,374 18.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,688 5.9 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Barwon, 34.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 8,464 29.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 18,881 66.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,197 4.2 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Barwon, 66.2% 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.
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 6,166 48.3 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 6,590 51.7 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Barwon, 48.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.7% were female. The median age was 24 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
Barwon % Barwon 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 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 914 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Barwon, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $914.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Barwon % Barwon New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 165 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,004 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Barwon, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,004.

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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.