Bathurst

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL112002
People 33,587
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 35
Families 8,135
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 14,031
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,288
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $280
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

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
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 16,638 49.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 16,948 50.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,023 6.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 33,587 people in Bathurst. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

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Age Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,204 6.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,299 6.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,261 6.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,464 7.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,801 8.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,428 7.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,112 6.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,943 5.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,027 6.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,076 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,909 5.7 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,988 5.9 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,799 5.4 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,607 4.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,221 3.6 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 943 2.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 723 2.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 795 2.4 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bathurst was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 11,354 42.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 962 3.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,315 8.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,582 5.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 10,599 39.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bathurst aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 9,884 44.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,602 11.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,882 44.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bathurst, of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 654 5.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,817 15.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,037 8.7 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 180 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,278 10.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 670 5.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 406 3.4 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 770 6.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,899 15.9 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 173 1.4 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 3,052 25.6 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bathurst 35.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.4% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 22.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,337 16.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,097 7.8 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,029 3.8 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,170 15.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,727 13.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,000 3.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 3,700 13.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 35 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 6 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,467 9.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 76 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,372 12.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bathurst, 13.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 14,490 31.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 13,760 29.7 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 5,191 11.2 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 3,469 7.5 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,171 2.5 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Bathurst were Australian 31.3%, English 29.7%, Irish 11.2%, Scottish 7.5% and German 2.5%.

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

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Country of birth Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 28,187 84.0 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 620 1.8 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 365 1.1 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 168 0.5 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 137 0.4 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
Scotland 128 0.4 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5

In Bathurst, 84.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.8%, New Zealand 1.1%, India 0.5%, Philippines 0.4% and Scotland 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,646 10.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,667 5.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,222 3.6 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 23,988 71.4 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Bathurst, 71.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 25,352 75.6 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,220 3.6 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 506 1.5 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 311 0.9 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
India 226 0.7 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Bathurst, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 75.6%, England 3.6%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 0.9% and India 0.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 25,848 77.0 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,101 3.3 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 497 1.5 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 279 0.8 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
India 213 0.6 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6

In Bathurst, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 77.0%, England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 0.8% and India 0.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 10,578 31.5 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 7,747 23.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 6,247 18.6 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 3,575 10.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 1,326 3.9 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Bathurst were Catholic 31.5%, No Religion, so described 23.1%, Anglican 18.6%, Not stated 10.6% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.9%. In Bathurst, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 93 0.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Arabic 80 0.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Cantonese 72 0.2 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Punjabi 63 0.2 33,435 0.4 132,496 0.6
Tagalog 57 0.2 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
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English only spoken at home 29,252 87.2 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 808 6.4 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Bathurst 87.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.3%, Arabic 0.2%, Cantonese 0.2%, Punjabi 0.2% and Tagalog 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 9,015 57.6 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,783 30.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 839 5.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,010 6.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 15,647 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bathurst. Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 6.5% 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
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,831 12.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,372 9.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,584 10.8 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,153 21.5 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 5,862 40.0 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bathurst, 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,817 19.2 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,117 14.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,081 14.2 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,762 12.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 1,722 11.8 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,520 10.4 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 1,464 10.0 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 937 6.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Bathurst included Professionals 19.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0%, Labourers 11.8%, Sales Workers 10.4%, Managers 10.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Higher Education 521 3.6 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 508 3.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 420 2.9 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 391 2.7 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
State Government Administration 388 2.7 45,546 1.3 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Bathurst, the most common responses for industry of employment included Higher Education 3.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.9%, Primary Education 2.7% and State Government Administration 2.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 641 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,616 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,288 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bathurst was $641.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 10,487 71.7 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 816 5.6 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 594 4.1 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 449 3.1 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Truck 116 0.8 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 113 0.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 11,411 78.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Bathurst, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.7%, Car, as passenger 5.6%, Walked only 4.1%, Worked at home 3.1% and Truck 0.8%. On the day, 0.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 18,600 69.3 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,837 29.2 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,099 11.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,398 20.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Bathurst, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% 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, 20.1% 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
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 5,691 21.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,209 26.9 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,177 11.8 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,523 9.4 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bathurst, 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,997 36.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,395 41.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,622 20.0 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 113 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bathurst, 41.8% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Bathurst, 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,545 24.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 214 3.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,529 23.9 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 805 12.6 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 341 5.3 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,247 19.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 359 5.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 358 5.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Bathurst, of couple families with children, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 11,864 88.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,501 11.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Bathurst, 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 9,652 81.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,451 12.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 585 4.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 36 0.3 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst, 81.4% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 40 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 440 3.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,809 15.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,695 39.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,576 38.6 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 293 2.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bathurst, of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 3,537 29.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,850 32.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 4,100 34.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 67 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 310 2.6 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bathurst, 29.8% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 34.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 7,985 67.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,329 28.1 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 545 4.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Bathurst, of all households, 67.3% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

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Household income Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Bathurst, 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.3% 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 Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 280 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.2 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 876 7.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,243 35.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 4,238 35.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,070 17.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 438 3.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Bathurst, 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,154 18.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,373 79.0 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 335 2.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Bathurst, 79.0% 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.
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,054 52.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 971 48.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bathurst, 52.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 48.0% were female. The median age was 21 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
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,108 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Bathurst, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,108.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bathurst % Bathurst New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 280 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bathurst, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.