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Abbotsford (NSW)

Code SSC10002 (SSC)
People 5,112
Male 2,409
Female 2,703
Median age 41
Families 1,450
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,423
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,727
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $430
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,112 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,409 47.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,703 52.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,112 people in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 337 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 224 4.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 220 4.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 200 3.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 240 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 341 6.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 444 8.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 390 7.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 408 8.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 378 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 347 6.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 341 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 362 7.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 250 4.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 214 4.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 182 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 138 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 99 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,132 49.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 108 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 431 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 243 5.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,419 32.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,988 49.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 382 9.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,637 40.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 83 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 88 7.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 2.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 96 7.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 90 7.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 45 3.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 83 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 255 20.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 29 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 289 22.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,266 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) 24.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.4% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 26.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,362 65.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,203 45.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 406 8.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 258 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,933 40.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,815 66.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 643 23.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 169 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 102 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,729 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,729 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.5% were employed full time, 23.6% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 206 7.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 225 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 210 8.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 375 14.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,446 55.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 826 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,248 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,727 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $826.

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

Unpaid work Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,234 74.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,158 26.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 540 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 713 16.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,154 26.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,216 28.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 528 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 334 7.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 626 43.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 595 41.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 201 13.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.1% were couple families with children, 43.2% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Abbotsford (NSW) % 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 Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,985 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,178 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,178 and those without children was $2,985.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 318 26.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 2.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 224 18.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 182 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 232 19.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 85 7.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 87 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,113 91.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 201 8.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 684 32.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 381 18.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,042 49.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 32.4% were separate houses, 18.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 49.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 109 5.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 926 43.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 766 36.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 276 13.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 43.8% had 2 bedrooms and 36.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 721 34.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 540 25.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 796 37.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 34.2% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 37.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,416 67.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 603 28.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 92 4.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.9% 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 Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 430 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 225 10.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 910 43.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 719 34.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 206 9.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 48.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 17 51.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 48.5%) were male and 17 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Abbotsford (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Abbotsford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,210 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Abbotsford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,210.

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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