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Strathfield (A)

Code LGA17100 (LGA)
People 35,188
Male 17,659
Female 17,529
Median age 33
Families 8,982
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 12,722
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,421
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,195
Median weekly rent $400
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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 35,188 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,659 50.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,529 49.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 101 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 35,188 people in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,924 5.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,709 4.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,110 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,414 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,222 9.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4,059 11.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,994 8.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,208 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,238 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,458 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,252 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,884 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,490 4.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,161 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 946 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 816 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 632 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 670 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,412 52.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 531 1.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,534 5.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,429 4.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 10,537 35.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 7.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 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 Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 13,508 51.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,074 4.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,907 45.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 417 3.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,291 10.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 551 4.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 392 3.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,290 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 578 4.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 601 4.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 860 7.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,802 23.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 426 3.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,999 24.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,207 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) 34.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.3% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 30.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 14,014 39.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24,507 76.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,407 4.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,014 3.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,311 16.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 16.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 76.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,665 60.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,911 27.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 916 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,130 6.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,622 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 17,622 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,618 9.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,857 11.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,436 8.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,232 19.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,430 45.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 558 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,595 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,421 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was $558.

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

Unpaid work Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,771 60.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,698 22.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,976 10.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,058 13.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,643 22.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,095 20.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,788 9.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,248 7.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 20.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,812 31.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,633 51.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,290 14.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 247 2.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.6% were couple families with children, 31.3% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) 13.5% of single parents were male and 86.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,129 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,728 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,728 and those without children was $2,129.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,804 24.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 325 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,289 17.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,459 19.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 514 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,191 16.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 418 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 442 5.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,378 95.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 538 4.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 95.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,608 49.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 914 8.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,813 42.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 38 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.3% were separate houses, 8.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 42.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 100 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 639 5.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4,353 38.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,034 26.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,985 26.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 267 2.3 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 38.3% had 2 bedrooms and 26.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,256 28.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,554 31.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,151 36.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 78 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 339 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.6% were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 8,617 75.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,151 18.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 612 5.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 75.7% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 5.4% were group households.

Household income Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 21.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.0% 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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.8 -- 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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,195 -- 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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,650 14.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,656 40.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,280 28.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,430 12.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 362 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 104 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 62 59.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 40.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 104 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 62 (or 59.6%) were male and 42 (or 40.4%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Strathfield (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,187 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

Mortgage and rent Strathfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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