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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Canada Bay (A)

Code LGA11520 (LGA)
People 75,763
Male 36,804
Female 38,959
Median age 37
Families 20,559
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 32,108
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,817
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $480
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 75,763 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 36,804 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 38,959 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 285 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 75,763 people in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,195 6.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,013 5.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,534 4.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,661 4.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5,163 6.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6,559 8.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6,730 8.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,538 8.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,687 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,266 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,851 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,163 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,911 5.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,922 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,389 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,964 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,711 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,505 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,429 51.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,372 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,541 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,250 5.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 21,426 34.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 29,369 51.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,897 8.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 22,956 40.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,238 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,674 12.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,670 7.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 565 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,428 6.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,656 7.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 810 3.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,399 6.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4,835 21.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 605 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5,436 24.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 22,316 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.0% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 43,940 58.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 37,297 53.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,266 7.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,353 4.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 24,311 34.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,406 65.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 10,125 25.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,150 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,742 4.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 40,423 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 40,423 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 65.3% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,386 8.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,530 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,205 8.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5,979 15.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 20,427 52.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 782 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,152 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,817 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) was $782.

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

Unpaid work Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 43,947 69.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 16,330 25.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,696 10.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9,459 15.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 15,928 25.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 16,421 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 6,764 10.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,836 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 Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,025 39.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 9,545 46.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,546 12.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 442 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.4% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,755 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,045 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,045 and those without children was $2,755.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,705 26.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 587 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,604 20.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,794 15.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 832 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,900 16.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,067 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,082 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 26.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 28,015 92.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,371 7.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12,751 45.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,373 12.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11,699 41.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 138 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 45.5% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 112 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,532 5.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10,300 36.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 10,733 38.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,900 17.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 439 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 36.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,267 33.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,691 31.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 9,274 33.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 142 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 643 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 33.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 20,074 71.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,459 23.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,483 5.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.0% 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 480 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 2,819 10.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11,858 42.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 9,764 34.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,931 10.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 645 2.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.5% 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 Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 285 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 129 45.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 156 54.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 285 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 129 (or 45.3%) were male and 156 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Canada Bay (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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,609 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canada Bay (A) (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 $1,609.

Mortgage and rent Canada Bay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 420 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Canada Bay (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $420 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,000.

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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