Mittagong

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12653
People 5,767
Male 45.1%
Female 54.9%
Median age 48
Families 1,468
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 2,627
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,173
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(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

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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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,600 45.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,168 54.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 100 1.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,767 people in Mittagong. Of these 45.1% were male and 54.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

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Age Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 232 4.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 292 5.1 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 375 6.5 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 460 8.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 208 3.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 239 4.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 222 3.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 259 4.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 343 6.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 381 6.6 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 349 6.1 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 413 7.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 392 6.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 419 7.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 419 7.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 287 5.0 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 234 4.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 231 4.0 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mittagong was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,291 46.9 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 158 3.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 540 11.1 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 403 8.3 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,489 30.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mittagong aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,964 48.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 393 9.7 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,703 41.9 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mittagong, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 80 4.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 225 12.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 68 3.8 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 72 4.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 129 7.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 114 6.3 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 294 16.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 92 5.1 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 125 6.9 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 27 1.5 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 574 31.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mittagong 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.5% were in primary school, 30.0% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 981 20.1 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 460 9.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 139 2.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 627 12.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 551 11.3 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 212 4.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 632 13.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 392 8.0 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 675 13.8 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mittagong, 11.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 2,486 30.8 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,074 25.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 815 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 754 9.4 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 253 3.1 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Mittagong were English 30.8%, Australian 25.7%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 9.4% and German 3.1%.

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

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Country of birth Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 4,376 76.2 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 301 5.2 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 88 1.5 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 61 1.1 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
India 56 1.0 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Netherlands 36 0.6 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3

In Mittagong, 76.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.2%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 1.1%, India 1.0% and Netherlands 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,147 19.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 442 7.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 327 5.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,287 57.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Mittagong, 57.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,632 62.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 458 7.9 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 110 1.9 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 110 1.9 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Italy 71 1.2 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Mittagong, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 62.8%, England 7.9%, New Zealand 1.9%, Scotland 1.9% and Italy 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,759 65.3 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 430 7.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 116 2.0 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 99 1.7 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
India 67 1.2 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6

In Mittagong, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 65.3%, England 7.5%, New Zealand 2.0%, Scotland 1.7% and India 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,610 27.9 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,278 22.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,255 21.7 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 547 9.5 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 229 4.0 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Mittagong were No Religion, so described 27.9%, Catholic 22.1%, Anglican 21.7%, Not stated 9.5% and Uniting Church 4.0%. In Mittagong, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (65.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Italian 41 0.7 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Greek 39 0.7 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
German 31 0.5 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Spanish 25 0.4 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Nepali 24 0.4 34,606 0.5 62,005 0.3
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English only spoken at home 5,015 87.1 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 189 8.0 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Mittagong 87.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 0.7%, Greek 0.7%, German 0.5%, Spanish 0.4% and Nepali 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,357 54.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 915 36.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 123 4.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 101 4.0 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,496 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mittagong. Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 36.7% were employed part-time and 4.0% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 345 14.4 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 266 11.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 307 12.8 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 398 16.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 955 39.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mittagong, 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 555 23.2 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 401 16.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 315 13.2 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 256 10.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 256 10.7 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 239 10.0 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 238 9.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 99 4.1 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mittagong included Professionals 23.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.8%, Managers 13.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.7%, Labourers 10.0%, Sales Workers 9.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 87 3.8 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Secondary Education 84 3.7 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7
Aged Care Residential Services 77 3.4 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 70 3.1 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 49 2.2 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Mittagong, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 3.8%, Secondary Education 3.7%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1% and Primary Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 602 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,557 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,173 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mittagong was $602.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,535 64.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 208 8.7 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 118 4.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 97 4.1 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Train 50 2.1 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 98 4.1 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,697 70.8 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Mittagong, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.3%, Worked at home 8.7%, Car, as passenger 4.9%, Walked only 4.1% and Train 2.1%. On the day, 4.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,479 71.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,179 24.2 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 594 12.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,138 23.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Mittagong, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,073 22.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,297 26.7 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 631 13.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 478 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 Mittagong, 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 677 45.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 538 36.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 239 16.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 20 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mittagong, 36.5% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mittagong, 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 213 17.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 72 5.9 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 259 21.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 119 9.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 83 6.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 339 27.9 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 44 3.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 86 7.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Mittagong, of couple families with children, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,207 89.4 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 262 10.6 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Mittagong, 89.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,888 85.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 159 7.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 105 4.8 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 41 1.9 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mittagong, 85.5% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.7 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 74 3.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 423 19.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 966 44.0 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 660 30.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 59 2.7 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 Mittagong, of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 945 42.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 580 26.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 585 26.5 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 21 1.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 77 3.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mittagong, 42.8% were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,436 65.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 716 32.5 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 53 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Mittagong, of all households, 65.1% were family households, 32.5% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Mittagong, 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.9% 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 139 6.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 859 39.0 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 766 34.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 343 15.6 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 94 4.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Mittagong, 39.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 389 17.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,750 79.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 64 2.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Mittagong, 79.4% 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.
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 37 38.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 59 61.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mittagong, 38.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 61.5% 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
Mittagong % Mittagong 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 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 949 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Mittagong, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mittagong % Mittagong New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mittagong, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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.