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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Griffith (C)

Code LGA13450 (LGA)
People 24,364
Male 12,236
Female 12,128
Median age 36
Families 6,310
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 9,968
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,065
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 24,364 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,236 50.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,128 49.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,002 4.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,364 people in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,805 7.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,855 7.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,824 7.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,667 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,527 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,574 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,507 6.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,546 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,673 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,684 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,587 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,449 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,197 4.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 905 3.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 813 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 699 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 572 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 479 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,139 53.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 581 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,124 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,227 6.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,810 30.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,129 54.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,330 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,423 38.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 497 6.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,624 21.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 611 8.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 0.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,010 13.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 619 8.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 34 0.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 610 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 365 4.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 133 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,056 27.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,588 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 21.9% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 18,411 75.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,613 29.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,481 6.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 714 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 13,596 60.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 60.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,138 60.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,306 28.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 770 6.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 579 4.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,793 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,793 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,234 11.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 991 8.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,083 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,225 19.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,917 43.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 531 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,288 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,065 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) was $531.

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

Unpaid work Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,318 65.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,495 29.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,275 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,369 17.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,698 19.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,254 22.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,309 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,063 10.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,320 36.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,992 47.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 897 14.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 101 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.4% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,861 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,861 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,183 22.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 210 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,341 25.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 744 14.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 227 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 973 18.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 341 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 294 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,452 89.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,008 10.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,289 86.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 522 6.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 585 6.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 58 0.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 86.2% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 267 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,236 14.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,914 46.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,782 32.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 226 2.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 14.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,903 34.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,546 30.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,659 31.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 61 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 286 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 31.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 6,186 73.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,061 24.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 208 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.2% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.9% 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 Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 654 7.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,620 31.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,236 38.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,584 18.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 361 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,001 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 497 49.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 504 50.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,001 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 497 (or 49.7%) were male and 504 (or 50.3%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Griffith (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 806 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Griffith (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 $806.

Mortgage and rent Griffith (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Griffith (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387.

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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