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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Belfield

Code SSC10151 (SSC)
People 6,043
Male 2,928
Female 3,115
Median age 38
Families 1,637
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,193
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,135
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,275
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,043 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,928 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,115 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,043 people in Belfield (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 442 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 438 7.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 358 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 393 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 370 6.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 343 5.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 424 7.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 414 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 459 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 446 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 373 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 330 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 323 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 260 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 226 3.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 186 3.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 136 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 121 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belfield (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,555 53.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 134 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 337 7.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 329 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,447 30.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belfield (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,416 53.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 158 3.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,961 43.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Belfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belfield (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 109 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 214 11.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 248 13.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 57 3.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 8.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 190 10.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 42 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 122 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 272 14.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 33 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 403 21.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,849 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belfield (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,386 56.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,737 65.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 428 7.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 224 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,278 22.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Belfield (State Suburbs), 22.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,594 59.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 722 27.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 186 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 159 6.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,661 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,661 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belfield (State Suburbs). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 246 9.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 236 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 241 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 468 18.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,126 45.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belfield (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,311 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,135 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belfield (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,948 61.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,289 26.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 618 12.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 485 10.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Belfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,014 21.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,000 20.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 476 9.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 458 9.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belfield (State Suburbs), 20.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 452 27.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 866 52.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 295 18.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belfield (State Suburbs), 52.9% were couple families with children, 27.6% were couple families without children and 18.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Belfield (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,947 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,266 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,266 and those without children was $1,947.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 258 19.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 212 16.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 224 17.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 81 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 313 23.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 98 7.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Belfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,041 95.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 95 4.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Belfield (State Suburbs), 95.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,523 74.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 421 20.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 87 4.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Belfield (State Suburbs), 74.6% were separate houses, 20.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 91 4.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 547 26.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 882 43.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 460 22.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Belfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 26.8% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 722 35.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 692 33.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 545 26.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belfield (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,564 76.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 443 21.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Belfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 21.7% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belfield (State Suburbs), 27.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.4% 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 Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,275 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 250 12.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 706 34.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 733 35.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 274 13.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 77 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Belfield (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belfield (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 40.0%) were male and 21 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belfield % 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Belfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Belfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Belfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,500.

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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