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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Holroyd (C)

Code LGA13950 (LGA)
People 99,163
Male 49,104
Female 50,059
Median age 34
Families 26,389
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 36,465
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,209
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $330
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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 99,163 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 49,104 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 50,059 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 817 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 99,163 people in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,206 8.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 6,576 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5,975 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,013 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,731 6.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,650 8.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,954 9.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7,703 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6,651 6.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 6,309 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,714 5.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,893 4.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,819 4.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,566 3.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,845 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,184 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,790 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,585 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41,752 53.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,524 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,589 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,506 5.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 24,041 30.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38,453 53.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,169 4.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 30,966 42.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,706 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,838 15.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,514 8.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 396 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,436 11.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,262 7.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 365 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,657 8.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4,128 13.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 902 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,898 25.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 31,102 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 50,004 50.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 60,079 65.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,544 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,192 3.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 22,702 24.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28,611 62.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 11,010 24.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,676 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,283 7.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 45,580 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 45,580 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.8% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,527 8.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,745 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,737 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10,274 24.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 18,342 43.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 8.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 517 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,353 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,209 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) was $517.

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

Unpaid work Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 48,299 61.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 21,676 27.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 8,842 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,203 10.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 15,694 20.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 17,202 21.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,860 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 7,542 9.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,781 29.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 13,375 50.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,632 17.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 600 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 50.7% were couple families with children, 29.5% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,014 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,256 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,256 and those without children was $2,014.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,694 22.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 571 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,292 15.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,463 21.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,304 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,481 21.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,242 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,113 5.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 15.6% 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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 33,013 94.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,851 5.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 20,343 61.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,713 14.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7,871 23.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 70 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 61.6% were separate houses, 14.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 134 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,121 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10,158 30.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 13,542 41.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,402 22.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 656 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 30.8% had 2 bedrooms and 41.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,577 29.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,811 32.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11,481 34.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 255 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 887 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.0% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 25,225 76.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,901 20.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 885 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 76.4% were family households, 20.9% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4,003 12.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 13,417 40.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 10,377 31.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,135 12.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,080 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.5% 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 Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 815 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 385 47.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 430 52.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 815 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 385 (or 47.2%) were male and 430 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Holroyd (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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,091 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,091.

Mortgage and rent Holroyd (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 293 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $293 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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