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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Gloucester (A)

Code LGA13050 (LGA)
People 4,877
Male 2,430
Female 2,447
Median age 50
Families 1,384
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,541
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $810
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,877 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,430 49.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,447 50.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 228 4.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,877 people in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 233 4.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 262 5.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 285 5.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 285 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 158 3.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 155 3.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 178 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 240 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 306 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 326 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 361 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 358 7.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 456 9.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 407 8.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 292 6.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 236 4.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 199 4.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 141 2.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,241 54.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 135 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 404 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 348 8.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 969 23.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,004 55.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 321 8.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,293 35.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 79 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 303 26.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 3.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 252 22.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 2.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 75 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 4.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 266 23.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,143 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,303 88.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 426 9.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 230 5.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 151 3.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,837 82.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,162 56.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 678 32.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 121 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 5.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,070 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,070 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 272 13.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 196 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 216 11.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 292 14.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 867 44.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 422 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 971 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 810 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) was $422.

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

Unpaid work Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,911 71.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 940 23.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 575 14.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,077 26.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.0% provided care for children and 14.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 670 16.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 996 24.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 670 16.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 577 14.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 745 53.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 453 32.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 165 11.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% were couple families with children, 53.9% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,439 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,686 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,686 and those without children was $1,439.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 180 15.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 229 19.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 140 11.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 76 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 358 29.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 66 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 102 8.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,000 81.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 453 18.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,843 92.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 77 3.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 60 3.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.1% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 81 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 311 15.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 992 49.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 561 28.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 974 48.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 462 23.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 496 24.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.7% were owned outright, 23.1% were owned with a mortgage and 24.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,373 68.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 590 29.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.7% were family households, 29.5% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 143 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 770 38.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 697 34.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 328 16.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 62 3.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 229 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 115 50.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 114 49.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 229 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 115 (or 50.2%) were male and 114 (or 49.8%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gloucester (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 819 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gloucester (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 $819.

Mortgage and rent Gloucester (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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