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Statistical snapshot: Eden-Monaro Commonwealth electoral division (2018 boundaries)



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The content of this Statistical Snapshot has been sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census. Electoral summary maps have been sourced from the Parliamentary Library.

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EDEN-MONARO COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION (2018 boundaries)

Summary of Electorate

Name derivation:

Named after the area in which it is located.

Area: 41,617 sq km

Location description: Eden-Monaro covers an area from Yass, Murrumbateman and Bungendore in the north and south to the Victorian border, excluding the Australian Capital Territory. The main towns include Adaminaby, Adelong, Batlow, Bega, Berridale, Bodalla, Bombala, Braidwood, Bungendore, Cabramurra, Captains Flat, Cooma, Dalmeny, Delegate, Eden, Jindabyne, Merimbula, Murrumbateman, Narooma, Queanbeyan, Talbingo, Tathra, Tumbarumba, Tumut and Yass. This description reflects local government areas in existence in 2015.

Products/industries of the area: Timber industries, beef cattle, sheep and wool, dairy farming, dairy products and mixed farming. The Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme, snowfields and tourism are important industries for this division.

Demographic rating: Rural - outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.

JUNE 2019 RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2018-19

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Persons Total population a 147 532 ..

Males 73 772 50.0

Females 73 763 50.0

Indigenous persons b 4 714 3.2

Age of person Median age (years) 43 ..

0-4 years 8 180 5.5

5-9 years 9 298 6.3

10-14 years 9 151 6.2

15-19 years 8 590 5.8

20-24 years 7 100 4.8

25-29 years 7 558 5.1

30-34 years 8 177 5.5

35-39 years 8 143 5.5

40-44 years 9 739 6.6

45-49 years 10 904 7.4

50-54 years 11 073 7.5

55-59 years 11 432 7.7

60-64 years 10 533 7.1

65 years and over 27 644 18.7

Aged 15 years and over 120 893 81.9

Aged 18 years and over 115 452 78.3

Aged 15 to 64 years 93 249 63.2

Place of birth Born in Australia c 114 863 77.9

Born overseas d 19 918 13.5

England 4 999 25.1

New Zealand 1 879 9.4

India 997 5.0

Germany 920 4.6

Philippines 700 3.5

United States of America 632 3.2

Scotland 610 3.1

Italy 583 2.9

Netherlands 540 2.7

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 539 2.7

Persons with one or more parents born overseas e 41 362 28.0

Australian citizenship 129 827 88.0

Persons who speak another language at home Speak English at home 125 948 85.4

Speaks another language at home f 10 065 6.8

Macedonian 926 9.2

Italian 876 8.7

German 641 6.4

Punjabi 462 4.6

Mandarin 462 4.6

Croatian 347 3.4

Spanish 319 3.2

Greek 310 3.1

Serbian 302 3.0

Tagalog 297 3.0

EDEN-MONARO COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Ancestry (multi-response) g

Australian ancestry 60 466 41.0

Ancestry other than Australian English 58 037 39.3

Irish 18 714 12.7

Scottish 15 554 10.5

German 6 924 4.7

Italian 3 813 2.6

Dutch 2 459 1.7

Chinese 1 317 0.9

Indian 1 302 0.9

Macedonian 1 277 0.9

Polish 1 011 0.7

Religious affiliation Christianity h 83 688 56.7

Anglican 30 046 20.4

Baptist 1 554 1.1

Catholic 35 088 23.8

Eastern Orthodox 1 809 1.2

Jehovah's Witnesses 565 0.4

Latter-day Saints 186 0.1

Lutheran 783 0.5

Other Protestant 408 0.3

Presbyterian and Reformed 3 779 2.6

Pentecostal 849 0.6

Seventh-day Adventist 316 0.2

Uniting Church 4 667 3.2

Other 3 649 2.5

Buddhism 1 242 0.8

Hinduism 806 0.5

Islam 806 0.5

Judaism 112 0.1

Other 1 722 1.2

No religion 43 609 29.6

Highest level of schooling completed (Persons 18 years and over) Year 12 54 710 47.4

Year 11 7 832 6.8

Year 10 or below 40 492 35.1

Did not go to school 392 0.3

Non-school qualifications (Persons 15 years and over) Postgraduate Degree Level 4 749 3.9

Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level 2 741 2.3

Bachelor Degree Level 14 562 12.0

Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level 10 777 8.9

Certificate Level 26 621 22.0

No post-school qualifications i 46 525 38.5

Labour force status (Persons 15 years and over) Total employed 68 871 57.0

Employed full-time j 43 193 35.7

Employed part-time 21 400 17.7

Unemployed 3 054 2.5

Not in the labour force 39 424 32.6

EDEN-MONARO COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Engagement in employment, education and training (Persons 15-24 years) Fully engaged k 11 154 71.1

Partially engaged l 2 052 13.1

Not engaged 1 380 8.8

Industry of employment (Employed persons 15 years and over) Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 4 208 6.1

Mining 193 0.3

Manufacturing 3 589 5.2

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 1 064 1.5

Construction 6 364 9.2

Wholesale Trade 1 123 1.6

Retail Trade 6 133 8.9

Accommodation and Food Services 5 574 8.1

Transport, Postal and Warehousing 2 313 3.4

Information Media and Telecommunications 763 1.1

Financial and Insurance Services 854 1.2

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 999 1.5

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 3 792 5.5

Administrative and Support Services 2 117 3.1

Public Administration and Safety 11 048 16.0

Education and Training 5 149 7.5

Health Care and Social Assistance 7 220 10.5

Arts and Recreation Services 1 378 2.0

Other Services 2 393 3.5

Voluntary work (Persons 15 years and over) Persons who have undertaken voluntary work in the last 12 months 29 084 24.1

Unpaid care to a person with a disability (Persons 15 years and over) Provided unpaid care to a person with a disability (last 12 months) m 14 315 11.8

Median weekly income Personal income ($) n 709 ..

Family income ($) o 1 743 ..

Household income ($) p 1 349 ..

Families Total number of families q 38 948 ..

Family composition Couple family without children 17 258 44.3

Couple family with children 15 911 40.9

Couple families with children under 15 11 053 28.4

Couple families with no children under 15 4 858 12.5

One parent families 5 370 13.8

One parent families with children under 15 2 794 7.2

One parent families with no children under 15 2 576 6.6

Other families 415 1.1

Total couples 33 176 ..

Same sex couples 262 0.8

Households r

Total number of households 54 800 ..

Family households 38 265 69.8

Lone persons households 15 196 27.7

Group households 1 342 2.4

Average household size 2.4 ..

EDEN-MONARO COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Dwellings r

Occupied private dwellings 54 800

Tenure type Owned outright 20 288 37.0

Owned with a mortgage 18 793 34.3

Rented s 13 633 24.9

Median housing repayments Monthly mortgage repayments ($) t 1 733 ..

Weekly rent ($) u 255 ..

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing EDEN-MONARO COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION

Person data is based on place of usual residence. Includes persons who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or both Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander. Includes 'External Territories, 'Not further defined (nfd)', 'Norfolk Island' and 'Australian External Territories, 'Not elsewhere classified (nec)'. Excludes 'Inadequately described', 'At sea' and 'Not stated'. Overseas born percentages are calculated on total overseas born. Excludes parents where one or more are not stated. Excludes 'Inadequately described' and 'Not stated', includes 'Non-verbal so described'. The percentage of those who speak another language at home is caculated on total 'Other langauges'. Ancestry is a multi-response question. The total response count will not equal the total persons count as each respondent could provide up to two responses for ancestry (for example Australian and Indian). Percentages are calculated as the total for each ancestry as a proportion of the Australian population. Due to multiple responses for some persons, the total of percentages will add up to more than 100 per cent. The Christian religions listed (in alphabetical order) are the top twelve Christian religions in Australia. Includes those who are studying but have not yet completed their non-school qualifications. Defined as having worked 35 hours or more in all jobs during the week prior to Census night. Classifies a person's participation in work and/or study. It is derived from Labour force status, Hours worked, Full-time/Part-time student status and Age. Includes 'Partially engaged' and 'At least partially engaged'. Records people who in the two weeks prior to Census night spent time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long-term health condition or problems related to old age. This includes people who are in receipt of a Carer Allowance or Carer Payment. It does not include work done through a voluntary organisation or group. Applicable to persons aged 15 years and over. Applicable to families in 'family households'. It excludes families where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and families where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. Applicable to occupied private dwellings. It excludes households where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and households where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Excludes 'Other non-classifiable households', 'Non private dwellings' and 'Visitor only households'. Excludes unoccupied private dwellings, non-private dwellings, 'Visitor only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Includes dwellings being occupied rent-free. Excludes 'Visitors only' and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being purchased and includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being rented. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households.

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Notes: * Numbers and percentages may not align due to rounding. Not stated have not been included in the tables. † Percentages are calculated as a proportion of the total population unless otherwise indicated (e.g. persons 15 years and over)