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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Camden (A)

Code LGA11450 (LGA)
People 56,720
Male 27,880
Female 28,840
Median age 34
Families 15,463
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 19,339
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,727
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 56,720 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 27,880 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 28,840 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,116 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 56,720 people in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,576 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,662 8.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,526 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,240 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,510 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,595 6.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,876 6.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,764 8.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,386 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,960 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,513 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,983 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,622 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,762 3.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,325 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 940 1.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 712 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 767 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 23,909 55.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,327 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,099 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,876 4.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 12,743 29.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.7% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 22,615 56.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,206 8.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 14,146 35.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,425 7.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,973 21.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,204 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 784 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,697 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,190 6.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 660 3.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,234 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,785 9.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 319 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,869 15.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 18,140 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 25.1% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 45,510 80.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13,765 25.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,809 8.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,003 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 32,338 60.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,295 64.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 7,762 25.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,702 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,210 4.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 29,969 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 29,969 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 64.4% were employed full time, 25.9% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,714 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,601 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,446 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5,281 18.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 14,014 48.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Camden (A) % 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 Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 690 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,865 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,727 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) was $690.

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

Unpaid work Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 31,883 74.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,248 35.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,672 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,272 14.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.5% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 10,055 23.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 11,779 27.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,583 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,464 10.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,635 30.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,494 54.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,182 14.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 151 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.9% were couple families with children, 30.0% were couple families without children and 14.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,207 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,397 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,397 and those without children was $2,207.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,644 27.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 354 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,425 26.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,137 16.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 468 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,626 12.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 885 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 592 4.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 26.1% 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 Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 17,873 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 933 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,398 91.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,020 5.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 278 1.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 154 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.7% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 47 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 315 1.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 989 5.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,824 32.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10,496 58.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 204 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.5% had 2 bedrooms and 32.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,648 26.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 9,422 52.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,348 18.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 152 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 305 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.0% were owned outright, 52.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 14,962 83.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,590 14.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 323 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 83.7% were family households, 14.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 14.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.8% 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 Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 599 3.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,388 24.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8,274 46.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,225 23.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 389 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,118 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 572 51.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 546 48.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,118 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 572 (or 51.2%) were male and 546 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Camden (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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,796 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,796.

Mortgage and rent Camden (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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