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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Botany Bay (C)

Code LGA11100 (LGA)
People 39,356
Male 19,494
Female 19,862
Median age 37
Families 10,371
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 15,653
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,245
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 39,356 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 19,494 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 19,862 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 615 1.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 39,356 people in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,649 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,380 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,116 5.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,249 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,561 6.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,149 8.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,163 8.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,212 8.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,014 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,695 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,372 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,185 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,949 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,693 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,384 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,048 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 860 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 674 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,330 47.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,069 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,608 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,867 5.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,338 35.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 14,045 47.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,126 7.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 13,352 45.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 586 4.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,550 13.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,089 9.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 188 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,093 9.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 887 7.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 181 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 939 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,049 17.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 353 3.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,043 25.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,958 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 18.1% in secondary school and 25.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 20,232 51.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 22,106 60.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,205 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,574 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,533 28.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,222 62.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,054 26.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,126 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,021 5.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,423 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 19,423 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,510 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,765 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,782 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,933 21.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,283 45.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 575 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,488 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,245 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was $575.

Travel to work, top responses Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,999 62.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,344 25.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,349 10.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,366 10.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,124 22.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,434 23.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,948 9.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,492 7.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,251 31.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,003 48.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,827 17.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 290 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.2% were couple families with children, 31.3% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,172 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,363 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,363 and those without children was $2,172.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,076 25.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 305 3.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,571 19.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,328 16.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 428 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,547 18.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 519 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 480 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 19.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,120 94.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 769 5.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,577 39.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,066 14.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6,371 45.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 74 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.5% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 45.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 128 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,109 7.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,714 40.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,977 35.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,884 13.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 309 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 40.5% had 2 bedrooms and 35.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,978 28.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,351 30.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,316 37.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 81 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 395 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.2% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 37.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 9,975 70.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,466 24.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 681 4.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 2,427 17.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,945 42.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,993 28.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,207 8.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 548 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 614 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 293 47.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 321 52.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 614 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 293 (or 47.7%) were male and 321 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,100 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,100.

Mortgage and rent Botany Bay (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,687 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,687.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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