Tamworth

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13746
People 180
Male 59.9%
Female 40.1%
Median age 38
Families 26
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 195
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $825
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $203
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 106 59.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 71 40.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 14 8.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 180 people in Tamworth. Of these 59.9% were male and 40.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.0% of the population.

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Age Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 7 4.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 17 9.7 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 3 1.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 7 4.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 19 10.8 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 17 9.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 12 6.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 15 8.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 12 6.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 9 5.1 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10 5.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 11 6.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 9 5.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 5 2.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 6 3.4 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 13 7.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 0 0.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4 2.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Tamworth was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 47 28.8 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 13 8.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 27 16.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 3 1.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 73 44.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Tamworth aged 15 years and over, 28.8% were married and 23.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 29 26.9 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3 2.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 76 70.4 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Tamworth, of people aged 15 years and over, 26.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 0 0.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 13 26.0 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 8.0 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 6.0 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 6.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 27 54.0 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Tamworth 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.9% were in primary school, 5.7% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 16 10.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 12 7.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 8 5.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 24 15.3 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 23 14.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 7 4.5 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 16 10.2 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 12 7.6 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 31 19.7 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Tamworth, 14.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 74 33.8 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 69 31.5 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 14 6.4 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 13 5.9 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Korean 7 3.2 66,613 0.7 123,017 0.4

The most common ancestries in Tamworth were Australian 33.8%, English 31.5%, Irish 6.4%, Scottish 5.9% and Korean 3.2%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Tamworth (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 120 74.1 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Korea, Republic of (South) 13 8.0 51,816 0.7 98,776 0.4
India 4 2.5 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Canada 4 2.5 13,290 0.2 43,053 0.2

In Tamworth, 74.1% of people were born in Australia. The only other responses for country of birth were Korea, Republic of (South) 8.0%, India 2.5% and Canada 2.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 37 21.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 5 2.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7 4.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 102 58.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Tamworth, 58.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 115 67.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Korea, Republic of (South) 13 7.6 63,494 0.8 116,045 0.5
Laos 6 3.5 8,029 0.1 17,298 0.1
England 3 1.8 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 3 1.8 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Tamworth, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 67.3%, Korea, Republic of (South) 7.6%, Laos 3.5%, England 1.8% and Scotland 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 111 66.9 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Korea, Republic of (South) 13 7.8 65,642 0.9 120,878 0.5
England 4 2.4 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Thailand 4 2.4 31,693 0.4 76,924 0.3
Canada 4 2.4 15,043 0.2 48,743 0.2

In Tamworth, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 66.9%, Korea, Republic of (South) 7.8%, England 2.4%, Thailand 2.4% and Canada 2.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 46 25.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 41 22.9 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 34 19.0 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 23 12.8 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 11 6.1 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Tamworth were No Religion, so described 25.7%, Catholic 22.9%, Anglican 19.0%, Not stated 12.8% and Uniting Church 6.1%. In Tamworth, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Korean 11 6.1 59,912 0.8 108,997 0.5
Lao 6 3.4 5,404 0.1 9,983 0.0
Italian 3 1.7 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Malayalam 3 1.7 13,881 0.2 53,206 0.2
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English only spoken at home 137 76.5 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 5 2.8 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Tamworth 76.5% of people only spoke English at home. The only other responses for language spoken at home were Korean 6.1%, Lao 3.4%, Italian 1.7% and Malayalam 1.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 48 53.9 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 22 24.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 7 7.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 12 13.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 89 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tamworth. Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 13.5% 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
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 10 11.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 6 7.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 11 13.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 9 10.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 38 45.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Tamworth, 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Labourers 23 26.4 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 16 18.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 14 16.1 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9 10.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 8 9.2 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 7 8.0 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 6 6.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 4 4.6 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8

The most common occupations in Tamworth included Labourers 26.4%, Managers 18.4%, Professionals 16.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.2%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.0%, Sales Workers 6.9% and Community and Personal Service Workers 4.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Accommodation 13 22.0 34,450 1.0 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 7 11.9 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 5 8.5 6,728 0.2 18,197 0.2
Pubs, Taverns and Bars 4 6.8 23,597 0.7 75,989 0.7
Meat Processing 3 5.1 7,100 0.2 28,852 0.3

Of the employed people in Tamworth, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 22.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 11.9%, Sheep Farming (Specialised) 8.5%, Pubs, Taverns and Bars 6.8% and Meat Processing 5.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 669 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,312 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 825 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tamworth was $669.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 41 53.2 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 21 27.3 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 5 6.5 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 0 0.0 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 50 61.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Tamworth, on the day of the Census, the only responses for methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 53.2%, Walked only 27.3% and Car, as passenger 6.5%. On the day, 0.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 61.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 90 59.6 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38 25.3 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 18 11.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 21 13.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Tamworth, of people aged 15 years and over, 59.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% 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
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 30 19.6 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 31 20.3 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14 9.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 17 11.1 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tamworth, 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 8 28.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 12 42.9 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 8 28.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Tamworth, 42.9% were couple families with children, 28.6% were couple families without children and 28.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 30.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Tamworth, 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% 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
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3 17.6 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 17.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 4 23.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3 17.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 4 23.5 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 0 0.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Tamworth, of couple families with children, 17.6% had both partners employed full-time, 17.6% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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

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 Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 72 85.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 14.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Tamworth, 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 31 43.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 33.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 11 15.3 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Tamworth, 43.1% were separate houses, 33.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 15.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 7 10.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 21 30.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 26 37.1 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 8 11.4 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 11.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tamworth, of occupied private dwellings 10.0% had 1 bedroom, 30.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 12 15.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 8 10.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 48 63.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 8 10.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Tamworth, 15.8% were owned outright, 10.5% were owned with a mortgage and 63.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 27 38.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 39 54.9 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 5 7.0 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Tamworth, of all households, 38.0% were family households, 54.9% were single person households and 7.0% were group households.

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Household income Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 40.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Tamworth, 40.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.2% 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 Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 203 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 69.2 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 30.8 -- 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 Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 7 10.6 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 33 50.0 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 12 18.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 4 6.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 15.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Tamworth, 50.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 23 31.9 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 38 52.8 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 11 15.3 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Tamworth, 52.8% 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.
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 9 52.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 8 47.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Tamworth, 52.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.1% were female. The median age was 40 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 900 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Tamworth, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Tamworth % Tamworth New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 195 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Tamworth, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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.