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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Berkshire Park

Code SSC10186 (SSC)
People 1,706
Male 1,007
Female 699
Median age 32
Families 286
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 321
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,555
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,706 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,007 59.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 699 41.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 132 7.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,706 people in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) of these 59.0% were male and 41.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7% of the population.

Age Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 4.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 3.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 75 4.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 124 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 305 17.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 159 9.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 146 8.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 140 8.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 116 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 117 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 120 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 98 5.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 77 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 2.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 649 43.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 38 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 103 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 2.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 679 45.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.3% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 433 55.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 56 7.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 297 37.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 22 2.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 47 4.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 2.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 1.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 2.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 40 4.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 3.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 20 2.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 724 75.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 964 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) 56.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.7% were in primary school, 8.1% in secondary school and 5.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,254 73.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 328 33.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 84 8.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 53 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 511 52.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 52.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 352 61.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 164 28.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 44 7.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 2.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 573 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 573 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 56 10.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 55 9.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 56 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 94 16.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 254 45.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 554 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,524 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,555 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) was $554.

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

Unpaid work Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 567 37.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 226 15.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 95 6.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 86 5.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.1% provided care for children and 6.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 5.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 158 10.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 209 14.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 89 5.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 112 7.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 89 31.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 158 55.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 12.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 55.1% were couple families with children, 31.0% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs) 28.6% of single parents were male and 71.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,015 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,015 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 50 20.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 5.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 56 22.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 16.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 21 8.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 22.9% 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 297 96.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 3.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 96.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 287 96.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 2.7 263,926 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 Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 96.0% were separate houses, 2.7% 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 6.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 101 33.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 161 54.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.4% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 134 44.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 78 26.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 77 25.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 44.8% were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 261 87.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 11.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.0% were family households, 11.0% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 12.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 1.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 55 18.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 90 30.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 146 48.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), 18.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 48.8% 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 Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 130 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 73.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 26.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), there were 130 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 73.1%) were male and 35 (or 26.9%) 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 Berkshire Park % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Berkshire Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Berkshire Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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