Nhulunbuy

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC70208
People 3,240
Male 51.4%
Female 48.6%
Median age 32
Families 761
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all households (a) 1
All private dwellings 1,444
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,337
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $7
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(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
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Male 1,664 51.4 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,574 48.6 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 464 14.3 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,240 people in Nhulunbuy. Of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.3% of the population.

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Age Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 274 8.4 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 320 9.9 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 306 9.4 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 173 5.3 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 167 5.1 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 236 7.3 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 262 8.1 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 272 8.4 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 296 9.1 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 258 7.9 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 241 7.4 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 178 5.5 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 133 4.1 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 86 2.6 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 29 0.9 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 12 0.4 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3 0.1 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 938 0.4 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Nhulunbuy was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Married 1,092 46.7 78,333 43.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 112 4.8 6,046 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 187 8.0 13,442 7.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 41 1.8 5,622 3.1 985,204 5.2
Never married 905 38.7 75,917 42.3 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Nhulunbuy aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 860 45.9 58,583 41.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 399 21.3 22,537 15.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 614 32.8 60,345 42.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Nhulunbuy, of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Preschool 61 4.6 3,707 4.6 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 272 20.3 15,160 18.6 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 1.7 2,632 3.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 85 6.3 2,570 3.2 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 153 11.4 8,233 10.1 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 9 0.7 2,070 2.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 35 2.6 2,911 3.6 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 3.1 3,045 3.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 86 6.4 8,054 9.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 18 1.3 1,655 2.0 198,383 2.8
Not stated 555 41.4 31,342 38.5 1,707,023 23.7

In Nhulunbuy 41.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 428 18.3 30,711 17.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 191 8.2 12,854 7.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 109 4.7 6,391 3.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 379 16.2 23,200 12.9 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 273 11.7 22,743 12.7 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 96 4.1 10,854 6.1 941,531 4.9
Year 10 189 8.1 17,509 9.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 226 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 128 0.1 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 119 5.1 15,473 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.2 1,870 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 493 21.1 33,298 18.6 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Nhulunbuy, 11.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australian 1,216 28.6 65,433 22.4 7,298,243 23.3
English 924 21.7 54,967 18.8 7,852,224 25.0
Scottish 280 6.6 14,971 5.1 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 260 6.1 18,469 6.3 2,388,058 7.6
Australian Aboriginal 178 4.2 37,562 12.8 144,173 0.5

The most common ancestries in Nhulunbuy were Australian 28.6%, English 21.7%, Scottish 6.6%, Irish 6.1% and Australian Aboriginal 4.2%.

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

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Country of birth Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 2,218 69.1 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 146 4.5 4,636 2.0 518,466 2.2
England 73 2.3 5,583 2.4 907,570 3.9
Philippines 47 1.5 5,914 2.6 232,386 1.0
Papua New Guinea 21 0.7 596 0.3 28,800 0.1
South Africa 19 0.6 889 0.4 162,449 0.7

In Nhulunbuy, 69.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.5%, England 2.3%, Philippines 1.5%, Papua New Guinea 0.7% and South Africa 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 639 19.7 54,687 23.9 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 186 5.7 10,761 4.7 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 158 4.9 9,473 4.1 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,707 52.7 124,021 54.2 11,070,538 47.3

In Nhulunbuy, 52.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,883 58.4 134,515 58.8 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 194 6.0 5,712 2.5 617,331 2.6
England 146 4.5 9,028 3.9 1,403,096 6.0
South Africa 38 1.2 1,067 0.5 190,816 0.8
Philippines 36 1.1 6,443 2.8 270,177 1.2

In Nhulunbuy, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 58.4%, New Zealand 6.0%, England 4.5%, South Africa 1.2% and Philippines 1.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,899 58.8 135,595 59.3 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 166 5.1 5,569 2.4 608,329 2.6
England 145 4.5 8,560 3.7 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 57 1.8 7,492 3.3 325,049 1.4
South Africa 33 1.0 1,031 0.5 193,412 0.8

In Nhulunbuy, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 58.8%, New Zealand 5.1%, England 4.5%, Philippines 1.8% and South Africa 1.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,025 31.8 67,176 29.4 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 645 20.0 36,642 16.0 2,238,735 9.6
Catholic 616 19.1 45,843 20.0 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 339 10.5 19,234 8.4 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 164 5.1 12,976 5.7 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Nhulunbuy were No Religion, so described 31.8%, Not stated 20.0%, Catholic 19.1%, Anglican 10.5% and Uniting Church 5.1%. In Nhulunbuy, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Galpu 30 0.9 89 0.0 89 0.0
Gumatj 30 0.9 116 0.1 116 0.0
Tagalog 17 0.5 2,994 1.3 111,273 0.5
Tongan 15 0.5 122 0.1 17,691 0.1
Arabic 14 0.4 361 0.2 321,728 1.4
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English only spoken at home 2,236 69.2 132,634 58.0 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 189 17.2 19,395 24.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Nhulunbuy 69.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Galpu 0.9%, Gumatj 0.9%, Tagalog 0.5%, Tongan 0.5% and Arabic 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,174 71.1 74,100 67.1 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 301 18.2 21,493 19.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 124 7.5 7,112 6.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 52 3.1 7,685 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 1,651 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nhulunbuy. Of these 71.1% were employed full time, 18.2% were employed part-time and 3.1% 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
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 95 6.0 6,735 6.6 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 89 5.6 6,327 6.2 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 119 7.5 8,431 8.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 299 18.7 22,238 21.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 870 54.5 51,864 50.5 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Nhulunbuy, 6.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 358 22.4 20,654 20.1 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 262 16.4 16,189 15.8 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 232 14.5 14,102 13.7 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 184 11.5 14,178 13.8 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 174 10.9 12,515 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 144 9.0 5,880 5.7 670,106 6.3
Labourers 143 8.9 9,642 9.4 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 76 4.8 7,021 6.8 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Nhulunbuy included Professionals 22.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.5%, Managers 10.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.0%, Labourers 8.9% and Sales Workers 4.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Bauxite Mining 245 16.2 251 0.2 3,347 0.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 109 7.2 3,359 3.3 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 69 4.6 2,886 2.8 231,198 2.2
State Government Administration 68 4.5 6,335 6.2 158,980 1.5
Central Government Administration 58 3.8 1,652 1.6 127,598 1.2

Of the employed people in Nhulunbuy, the most common responses for industry of employment included Bauxite Mining 16.2%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 7.2%, Primary Education 4.6%, State Government Administration 4.5% and Central Government Administration 3.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 1,230 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 2,589 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,337 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nhulunbuy was $1,230.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 927 58.3 61,874 60.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 159 10.0 6,947 6.8 489,922 4.6
Walked only 116 7.3 8,683 8.5 370,427 3.5
Bus 65 4.1 4,872 4.7 323,201 3.0
Bicycle 47 3.0 2,552 2.5 107,756 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 68 4.3 6,555 6.4 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,114 69.9 70,991 69.1 7,305,271 68.4

In Nhulunbuy, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 58.3%, Car, as passenger 10.0%, Walked only 7.3%, Bus 4.1% and Bicycle 3.0%. On the day, 4.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,620 69.2 115,473 64.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 825 35.3 52,717 29.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 5.6 16,056 9.0 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 745 31.8 30,716 17.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Nhulunbuy, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.3% provided care for children and 5.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.8% 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
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 544 23.2 40,921 22.8 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 689 29.4 46,081 25.7 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 231 9.9 17,083 9.5 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 158 6.7 11,386 6.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nhulunbuy, 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 234 30.8 18,138 35.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 417 54.9 23,815 46.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 102 13.4 8,558 16.6 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 0.9 1,014 2.0 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Nhulunbuy, 54.9% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 30.0 -- 20.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 70.0 -- 79.5 -- 81.8

In Nhulunbuy, 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
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 243 37.2 13,833 33.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.5 1,215 2.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 144 22.1 6,638 15.8 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 82 12.6 6,174 14.7 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 14 2.1 1,677 4.0 302,037 6.0
Both not working 22 3.4 6,100 14.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 54 8.3 2,884 6.9 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 78 11.9 3,429 8.2 311,381 6.2

In Nhulunbuy, of couple families with children, 37.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 975 74.1 65,053 85.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 341 25.9 10,717 14.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Nhulunbuy, 74.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 743 76.2 43,100 66.3 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 100 10.3 7,844 12.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 101 10.4 11,374 17.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 17 1.7 2,166 3.3 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Nhulunbuy, 76.2% were separate houses, 10.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.4% were flats or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 66 6.8 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 154 15.8 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 515 52.9 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 157 16.1 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 78 8.0 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Nhulunbuy, of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 26 2.7 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 22 2.2 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 833 85.2 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 15 1.5 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 82 8.4 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Nhulunbuy, 2.7% were owned outright, 2.2% were owned with a mortgage and 85.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 731 75.4 47,400 72.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 213 22.0 14,228 21.9 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 26 2.7 3,438 5.3 354,917 4.3

In Nhulunbuy, of all households, 75.4% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 12.6 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 31.5 -- 25.8 -- 16.4

In Nhulunbuy, 4.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 31.5% 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 Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 7 -- 315 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 90.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 9.1 -- 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 Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 2,167 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.3 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.7 -- 5.5 -- 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 Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
None 56 5.8 6,948 10.7 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 374 38.4 20,562 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 329 33.8 22,357 34.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 117 12.0 11,813 18.2 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 97 10.0 3,389 5.2 285,197 3.4

In Nhulunbuy, 38.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 91 9.3 10,972 16.9 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 802 82.0 51,392 79.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 85 8.7 2,698 4.1 221,494 2.7

In Nhulunbuy, 82.0% 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.
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Male 239 52.0 29,129 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 221 48.0 29,118 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 25 -- 23 --

In Nhulunbuy, 52.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 48.0% were female. The median age was 26 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
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 4 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.5 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,152 -- 1,225 -- 1,203 --

In Nhulunbuy, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,152.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Nhulunbuy % Nhulunbuy Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 20 -- 97 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Nhulunbuy, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $20 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.