2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Postal Areas

2000, NSW

Code POA2000 (POA)
People 22,760
Male 11,726
Female 11,034
Median age 29
Families 3,992
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 12,687
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,422
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $600
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 22,760 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,726 51.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,034 48.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 65 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,760 people in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 558 2.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 223 1.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 244 1.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,048 4.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,319 19.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,179 22.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,596 15.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,617 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,070 4.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 992 4.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 897 3.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 899 4.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 750 3.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 513 2.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 340 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 225 1.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 163 0.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 125 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population.

Registered marital status 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,685 30.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 415 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,268 5.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 347 1.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 13,018 59.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 30.8% were married and 7.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,335 26.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,873 11.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,325 62.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 26.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) was 37 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 63 0.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 135 1.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 0.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 62 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 104 1.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 58 0.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 109 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,229 11.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,228 29.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,246 11.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,555 42.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,828 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) 47.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 2.2% were in primary school, 2.5% in secondary school and 41.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,342 19.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 14,909 82.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 454 2.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 388 2.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,423 13.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 13.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 82.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,863 56.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,639 30.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 603 5.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 960 8.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,065 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,065 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas). Of these 56.9% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 8.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 907 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,026 18.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 705 6.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,672 15.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,187 46.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 18.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 32 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 28 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) was 32 years and for people who were employed part-time was 28 years.

Occupation 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,623 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,422 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) was $578.

Travel to work, top responses 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,556 44.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,716 7.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 961 4.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,076 9.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 7.9% provided care for children and 4.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,854 22.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,259 15.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 889 4.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 557 2.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 15.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,492 62.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 713 17.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 378 9.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 409 10.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 17.9% were couple families with children, 62.4% were couple families without children and 9.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,470 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,457 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,457 and those without children was $2,470.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 944 29.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 233 7.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 411 12.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 591 18.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 197 6.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 434 13.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 166 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 232 7.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), of couple families, 29.4% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 12.8% 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 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,297 82.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,751 17.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 82.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 235 2.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 215 2.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7,810 94.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 2.8% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 94.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 409 4.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,663 32.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,823 46.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,060 12.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 125 1.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 218 2.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 32.1% had 1 bedroom, 46.1% had 2 bedrooms and 12.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,324 16.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,436 17.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,249 63.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 46 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 243 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 16.0% were owned outright, 17.3% were owned with a mortgage and 63.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,920 47.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,888 34.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,490 18.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), of all households, 47.2% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 18.0% were group households.

Household income 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.3% 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 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 600 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 61.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 38.7 -- 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 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4,669 56.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,798 33.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 492 5.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 72 0.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 268 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 5.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 0.9% 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 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 51.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 31 48.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 37 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 51.6%) were male and 31 (or 48.4%) were female. The median age was 37 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics 2000, NSW % 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 2.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 766 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $766.

Mortgage and rent 2000, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 268 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In 2000, NSW (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $268 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,467.

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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