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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Aberdeen (NSW)

Code SSC10005 (SSC)
People 2,039
Male 1,057
Female 982
Median age 36
Families 568
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 895
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,370
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $210
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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,039 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,057 51.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 982 48.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 114 5.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,039 people in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 147 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 164 8.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 143 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 120 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 134 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 131 6.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 131 6.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 144 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 124 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 147 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 126 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 132 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 138 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 93 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 55 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 46 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 767 48.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 46 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 131 8.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 100 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 547 34.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 714 47.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 211 14.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 565 37.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 47 8.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 156 27.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 6.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 79 14.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 6.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 50 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 17 3.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 124 21.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 565 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.8% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,847 90.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 121 6.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 67 3.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,680 87.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 87.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 648 63.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 263 25.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 70 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 39 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,020 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,020 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.5% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 77 7.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 88 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 173 17.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 479 48.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 591 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,604 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,370 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $591.

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

Unpaid work Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,144 72.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 523 32.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 186 11.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 287 18.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.9% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 299 18.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 439 27.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 205 12.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 201 12.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 230 40.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 248 43.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 85 15.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.7% were couple families with children, 40.5% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.3% of single parents were male and 72.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,957 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,413 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,413 and those without children was $1,957.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 97 20.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 24.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 93 19.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 76 15.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 31 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 790 91.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 73 8.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 710 89.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 5.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 5.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 2.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 140 17.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 399 50.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 223 28.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 285 36.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 299 37.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 187 23.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.1% were owned outright, 37.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 556 70.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 211 26.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 2.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 22.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.3% 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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 41 5.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 256 32.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 339 42.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 133 16.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% 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 Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 116 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 59 50.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 57 49.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 116 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 59 (or 50.9%) were male and 57 (or 49.1%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Aberdeen (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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), 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 $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Aberdeen (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Aberdeen (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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