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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bankstown

Code SSC10102 (SSC)
People 30,572
Male 15,118
Female 15,454
Median age 31
Families 7,645
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 10,445
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $950
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 30,572 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,118 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 15,454 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 30,572 people in Bankstown (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,951 9.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,334 7.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,885 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,877 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,370 7.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,779 9.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,676 8.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,293 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,968 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,917 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,805 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,529 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,164 3.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 830 2.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 713 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 571 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 490 1.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 420 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bankstown (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,326 52.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 953 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,176 9.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,081 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,864 29.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bankstown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bankstown (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,747 50.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 642 3.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,725 46.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bankstown (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 519 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,544 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 507 4.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 409 3.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,229 11.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 365 3.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 208 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,025 9.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,412 12.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 350 3.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,411 31.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,979 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bankstown (State Suburbs) 35.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.4% were in primary school, 16.4% in secondary school and 22.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 11,687 38.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 22,927 84.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,390 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 699 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,179 8.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), 8.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 84.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,722 57.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,962 25.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 749 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,278 10.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,711 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,711 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bankstown (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 10.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,031 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 999 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 928 8.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,662 25.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,058 38.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bankstown (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bankstown (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 377 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 989 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 950 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bankstown (State Suburbs) was $377.

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

Unpaid work Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,979 51.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,927 25.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,537 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,635 7.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 7.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,188 17.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,067 17.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,838 7.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,881 8.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bankstown (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,875 24.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,911 51.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,681 22.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 179 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bankstown (State Suburbs), 51.2% were couple families with children, 24.5% were couple families without children and 22.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bankstown (State Suburbs) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,721 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,895 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,895 and those without children was $1,721.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 882 15.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 154 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 575 9.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,331 23.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 589 10.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,577 27.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 354 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 328 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 9.9% 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 Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,273 95.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 452 4.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,201 34.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,069 11.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,979 53.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bankstown (State Suburbs), 34.5% were separate houses, 11.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 53.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 315 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4,448 48.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,663 28.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,532 16.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 288 3.1 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 48.0% had 2 bedrooms and 28.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,172 23.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,687 29.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,997 43.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 64 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 355 3.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bankstown (State Suburbs), 23.4% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 43.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 7,159 77.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,837 19.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 277 3.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 19.8% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), 29.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.5 -- 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 Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,369 14.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,148 44.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,483 26.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 875 9.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 400 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), 44.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.8% 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 Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 102 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 53.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 47 46.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bankstown (State Suburbs), there were 102 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 53.9%) were male and 47 (or 46.1%) 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 Bankstown % 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 2.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Bankstown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bankstown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,145.

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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