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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Adamstown Heights

Code SSC10013 (SSC)
People 5,174
Male 2,570
Female 2,604
Median age 41
Families 1,541
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,078
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,448
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $315
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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,174 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,570 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,604 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 1.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,174 people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 334 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 336 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 319 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 307 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 280 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 229 4.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 287 5.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 339 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 379 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 359 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 309 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 326 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 303 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 321 6.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 271 5.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 213 4.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 156 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 106 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,518 60.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 80 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 281 6.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 235 5.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,073 25.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,378 60.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 246 6.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,319 33.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 97 6.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 317 22.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 101 7.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 210 14.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 75 5.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 86 6.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 257 18.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 200 14.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,429 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 24.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,335 83.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 891 17.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 375 7.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 205 4.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,503 70.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 70.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,458 56.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 913 35.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 141 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 82 3.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,594 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,594 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 356 14.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 294 11.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 268 10.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 375 14.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,082 43.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 626 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,741 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,448 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) was $626.

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

Unpaid work Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,263 77.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,432 34.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 574 13.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 804 19.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.2% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 913 21.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,177 28.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 646 15.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 525 12.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 646 41.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 696 45.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 180 11.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 45.1% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,447 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,611 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,611 and those without children was $2,447.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 231 17.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 328 24.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 148 11.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 349 26.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 80 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,941 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 102 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,869 96.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 0.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 62 3.2 465,189 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 Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 1.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 181 9.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,052 54.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 661 34.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 54.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 935 48.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 695 35.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 266 13.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 2.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 48.1% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 13.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,522 78.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 380 19.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.5% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.7% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 315 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None 85 4.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 670 34.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 860 44.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 285 14.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), 34.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 81 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 43 53.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 38 46.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), there were 81 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 43 (or 53.1%) were male and 38 (or 46.9%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Adamstown Heights % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 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 Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent Adamstown Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 335 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Adamstown Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $335 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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