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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Auburn (NSW)

Code SSC10070 (SSC)
People 33,122
Male 17,259
Female 15,863
Median age 29
Families 7,926
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 10,411
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $968
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 33,122 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,259 52.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 15,863 47.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 33,122 people in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,751 8.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,233 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,150 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,321 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,492 10.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,880 11.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,866 8.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,133 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,104 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,015 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,840 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,438 4.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,163 3.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 832 2.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 654 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 485 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 398 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 368 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,117 54.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 738 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,512 5.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,026 3.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,599 33.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.3% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,154 51.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 510 2.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,997 46.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 418 3.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,616 12.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 320 2.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 473 3.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,589 12.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 353 2.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 354 2.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,218 9.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,941 15.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 738 5.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,626 28.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,646 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) 38.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.0% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 25.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 10,552 31.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 26,207 87.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 986 3.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 571 1.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,037 6.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 6.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 87.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,624 52.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,657 29.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 936 7.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,349 10.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,566 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,566 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 10.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,010 9.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,512 13.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,137 10.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,750 24.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,870 34.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 352 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 957 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 968 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $352.

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

Unpaid work Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,389 47.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,848 22.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,760 10.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,997 7.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 7.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,442 17.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,095 15.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,878 7.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,976 7.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,054 25.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,388 55.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,238 15.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 247 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 55.4% were couple families with children, 25.9% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,463 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,808 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,808 and those without children was $1,463.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 754 11.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 233 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 560 8.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,440 22.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 694 10.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,901 29.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 417 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 440 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 8.7% 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 Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,345 95.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 447 4.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,544 48.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 879 9.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,885 41.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 28 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.6% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 114 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 379 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,523 37.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,423 36.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,579 16.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 327 3.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 37.7% had 2 bedrooms and 36.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,328 24.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,709 29.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,852 41.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 390 4.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.9% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 41.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,356 78.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,449 15.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 538 5.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 5.8% were group households.

Household income Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.8 -- 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 Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,680 18.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,978 42.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,322 24.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 883 9.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 482 5.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.4% 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 Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 39.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 47 61.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 39.0%) were male and 47 (or 61.0%) 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 Auburn (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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Auburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Auburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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