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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Marrickville (A)

Code LGA15200 (LGA)
People 76,500
Male 37,836
Female 38,664
Median age 36
Families 18,621
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 34,486
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,605
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,485
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 76,500 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 37,836 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 38,664 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,110 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 76,500 people in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,002 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,491 4.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,741 3.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,891 3.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5,699 7.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,055 10.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,406 11.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 8,023 10.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6,801 8.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,643 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,673 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,878 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,210 4.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,359 3.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,957 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,649 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,116 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 907 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,895 35.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,864 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,274 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,437 3.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 32,794 50.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 35.1% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 20,375 35.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,070 15.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 27,887 48.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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

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

Education Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,032 4.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,014 13.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 753 3.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 267 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,615 7.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 697 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 404 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,996 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,832 25.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 760 3.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6,260 27.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 22,630 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.8% were in primary school, 12.0% in secondary school and 34.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 44,627 58.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 34,412 49.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,956 8.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,091 5.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 25,452 36.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28,705 64.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 10,895 24.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,277 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,325 5.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 44,202 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 44,202 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 64.9% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,277 7.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,764 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,853 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7,891 18.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 20,812 49.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 772 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,964 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,605 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) was $772.

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

Unpaid work Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 46,629 71.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 14,761 22.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,189 9.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,314 15.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 18,512 28.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 18,673 28.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,766 8.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,677 5.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,798 41.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 7,286 39.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,946 15.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 592 3.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.1% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,494 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,888 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,888 and those without children was $2,494.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,585 30.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 645 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,027 20.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,087 13.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 625 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,217 14.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 988 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 910 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 30.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 29,976 92.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,388 7.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,046 33.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,251 27.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11,223 37.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 386 1.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.5% were separate houses, 27.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 37.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 604 2.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4,030 13.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12,504 41.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 8,852 29.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,438 11.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 550 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 13.4% had 1 bedroom, 41.7% had 2 bedrooms and 29.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,012 23.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 9,234 30.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 12,891 43.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 135 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 704 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.4% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 43.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 18,111 60.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8,772 29.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,093 10.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 60.4% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 10.3% were group households.

Household income Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.9% 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 Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.4 -- 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 Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,485 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 6,251 20.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14,938 49.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,410 21.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,491 5.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 886 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.0% 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 Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,110 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 513 46.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 597 53.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,110 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 513 (or 46.2%) were male and 597 (or 53.8%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marrickville (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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,238 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,238.

Mortgage and rent Marrickville (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,031 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,031.

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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