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Hawkesbury (C)

Code LGA13800 (LGA)
People 62,353
Male 31,056
Female 31,297
Median age 36
Families 16,620
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 23,365
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,385
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,029
Median weekly rent $280
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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 62,353 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 31,056 49.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 31,297 50.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,609 2.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 62,353 people in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,245 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,362 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,765 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,729 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,423 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,747 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,597 5.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,117 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,798 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,713 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,475 7.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,697 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,437 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,496 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,800 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,160 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 924 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 868 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 24,377 49.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,679 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,389 9.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,270 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 16,271 33.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 22,595 51.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,095 9.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 17,629 39.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,321 6.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,050 20.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 943 4.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 708 3.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,685 13.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,149 5.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 853 4.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,796 9.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,744 8.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 338 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,951 20.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 19,538 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 18.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 51,240 82.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,409 19.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,797 8.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,347 5.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 38,823 66.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 66.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 20,255 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9,029 27.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,892 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,508 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 32,684 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 32,684 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,156 10.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,839 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,036 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5,204 16.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 15,046 48.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hawkesbury (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 Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 622 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,598 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,385 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was $622.

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

Unpaid work Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 36,080 73.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,633 31.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,663 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,637 17.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 10,568 21.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 13,105 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 6,668 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,737 11.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,410 32.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,217 49.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,831 17.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 163 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 49.4% were couple families with children, 32.5% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,986 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,282 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,282 and those without children was $1,986.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,292 24.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 463 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,489 25.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,217 16.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 614 4.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,931 14.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 900 6.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 723 5.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 20,842 92.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,620 7.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 17,883 85.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,942 9.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 765 3.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 241 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 85.8% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 90 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 694 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,376 11.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 9,303 44.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 8,080 38.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 301 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,225 29.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,858 42.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,201 24.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 143 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 419 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.9% were owned outright, 42.5% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 16,087 77.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,261 20.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 496 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 19.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.4% 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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,029 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,010 4.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,894 28.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 7,887 37.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,484 26.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 568 2.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.3% 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 Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,609 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 815 50.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 794 49.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,609 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 815 (or 50.7%) were male and 794 (or 49.3%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hawkesbury (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,201 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,201.

Mortgage and rent Hawkesbury (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 265 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,161 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $265 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,161.

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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