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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Acacia Gardens

Code SSC10010 (SSC)
People 3,681
Male 1,816
Female 1,865
Median age 32
Families 1,014
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,134
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $2,217
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,681 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,816 49.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,865 50.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,681 people in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 382 10.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 293 8.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 274 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 251 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 243 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 250 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 426 11.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 340 9.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 286 7.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 278 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 216 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 4.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 3.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 63 1.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 44 1.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 0.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,702 62.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 56 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 140 5.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 55 2.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 780 28.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.3% were married and 7.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,608 61.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 131 5.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 898 34.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 104 8.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 269 22.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 80 6.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 24 2.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 139 11.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 110 9.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 41 3.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 97 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 161 13.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 145 12.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,188 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 22.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,218 60.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,946 55.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 216 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 185 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,184 33.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 33.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,449 68.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 466 22.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 112 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 86 4.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,113 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,113 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs). Of these 68.6% were employed full time, 22.1% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 147 7.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 172 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 152 7.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 425 20.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,019 50.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 837 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,204 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,217 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) was $837.

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

Unpaid work Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,030 74.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,010 37.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 267 9.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 346 12.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.0% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 656 24.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 789 28.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 337 12.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 246 9.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 220 21.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 666 65.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 120 11.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 65.7% were couple families with children, 21.7% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) 13.1% of single parents were male and 86.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,374 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,544 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,544 and those without children was $2,374.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 306 34.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 228 25.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 141 15.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 2.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 60 6.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 67 7.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 41 4.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,077 96.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 3.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 96.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 915 85.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 161 15.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 85.0% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4 0.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 347 32.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 715 66.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 0.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 0.4% had 2 bedrooms and 32.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 177 16.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 728 67.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 158 14.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 16.4% were owned outright, 67.6% were owned with a mortgage and 14.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 977 90.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 86 8.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 1.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.6% were family households, 8.0% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 6.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.4% 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 Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 450 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.0 -- 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 Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
None 15 1.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 279 25.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 537 49.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 231 21.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 1.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 25.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.4% 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 Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 63.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 37.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 63.0%) were male and 10 (or 37.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Acacia Gardens % 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 4.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,333 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent Acacia Gardens % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 245 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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