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Burwood (A)

Code LGA11300 (LGA)
People 32,423
Male 15,910
Female 16,513
Median age 35
Families 8,054
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 11,886
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,310
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,179
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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People — demographics & education
People Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 32,423 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,910 49.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,513 50.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 119 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,423 people in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,653 5.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,493 4.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,631 5.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,963 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,269 10.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,655 11.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,484 7.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,137 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,025 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,168 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,037 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,720 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,507 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,117 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,023 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 902 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 831 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 809 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,206 47.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 590 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,667 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,488 5.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 10,695 38.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 11,648 46.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,126 4.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 12,150 48.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 432 3.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,084 9.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 617 5.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 183 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,003 9.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 592 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 402 3.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 820 7.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,161 28.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 512 4.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,288 20.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,094 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.0% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 35.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 13,529 41.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 21,806 72.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,524 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,006 3.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,733 19.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 19.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,257 57.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,990 30.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 848 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,096 6.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,191 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,191 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,593 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,024 13.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,369 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,812 18.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,448 42.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,441 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,310 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) was $490.

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

Unpaid work Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,896 61.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,038 21.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,975 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,690 13.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.8% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,339 22.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,907 21.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,573 9.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,077 7.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 21.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,651 32.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,874 48.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,251 15.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 278 3.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.1% were couple families with children, 32.9% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,931 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,539 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,539 and those without children was $1,931.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,401 21.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 328 5.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,131 17.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,118 17.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 458 7.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,314 20.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 378 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 398 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,727 94.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 646 5.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,632 52.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,198 11.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,824 35.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 60 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 52.5% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 138 1.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 654 6.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,578 33.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,629 33.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,488 23.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 240 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 33.4% had 2 bedrooms and 33.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,642 34.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,764 25.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,923 36.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 69 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 329 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,654 71.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,210 20.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 863 8.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 20.6% were single person households and 8.0% were group households.

Household income Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.2% 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 Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.2 -- 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 Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,179 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 2,177 20.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,371 40.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,780 25.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,048 9.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 352 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 122 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 47.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 64 52.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 122 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 47.5%) were male and 64 (or 52.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burwood (A) % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,625 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

Mortgage and rent Burwood (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 298 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,734 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $298 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,734.

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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