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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Liverpool (C)

Code LGA14900 (LGA)
People 180,143
Male 89,323
Female 90,820
Median age 33
Families 46,563
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 58,834
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,299
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $295
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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 180,143 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 89,323 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 90,820 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,677 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 180,143 people in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 14,083 7.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 14,121 7.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14,040 7.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 13,723 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12,487 6.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13,208 7.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13,181 7.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 13,713 7.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 13,303 7.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 13,142 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 11,613 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,306 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,731 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,523 3.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,226 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,041 1.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,143 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,558 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 72,897 52.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4,956 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9,551 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,340 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 44,152 32.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 67,486 53.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,230 4.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53,223 41.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 3,174 5.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10,875 17.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,736 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 2,424 3.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8,572 13.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3,600 5.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,990 3.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,703 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6,622 10.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,205 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 15,095 24.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 61,996 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) 34.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 18.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 96,915 53.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 105,810 63.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,142 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,913 3.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 44,276 26.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 63.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 50,804 63.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 18,696 23.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5,068 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5,619 7.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 80,187 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 80,187 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 63.4% were employed full time, 23.3% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6,146 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,963 8.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,584 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17,526 23.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 33,283 44.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 510 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,401 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,299 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) was $510.

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

Unpaid work Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 82,479 59.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 39,238 28.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15,485 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 13,129 9.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 27,588 20.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 28,961 21.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,108 9.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,826 9.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,058 23.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 26,421 56.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8,478 18.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 606 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 56.7% were couple families with children, 23.7% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,045 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,220 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,220 and those without children was $2,045.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 8,899 23.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 931 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,319 16.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7,327 19.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 2,001 5.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7,469 19.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 2,484 6.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,048 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 53,595 95.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,363 4.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 40,344 75.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,354 11.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6,764 12.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 87 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 75.3% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 345 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,240 2.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7,190 13.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 20,558 38.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 22,985 42.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,278 2.4 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 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 13.4% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12,908 24.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 22,454 41.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16,301 30.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 295 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,638 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% were owned outright, 41.9% were owned with a mortgage and 30.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 44,019 82.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8,597 16.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 978 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 82.1% were family households, 16.0% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.4% 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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5,025 9.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 16,427 30.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 19,711 36.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10,368 19.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,064 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,677 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,301 48.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,376 51.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,677 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,301 (or 48.6%) were male and 1,376 (or 51.4%) 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 Liverpool (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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 988 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $988.

Mortgage and rent Liverpool (C) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 235 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Liverpool (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 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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