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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Blayney

Code SSC10248 (SSC)
People 3,355
Male 1,651
Female 1,704
Median age 40
Families 889
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,432
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,019
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $175
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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,355 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,651 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,704 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 105 3.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,355 people in Blayney (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 240 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 199 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 267 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 228 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 204 6.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 176 5.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 155 4.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 176 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 221 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 256 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 219 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 223 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 190 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 166 4.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 147 4.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 97 2.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 65 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blayney (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,320 49.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 91 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 207 7.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 207 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 818 30.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blayney (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.9% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blayney (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,217 50.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 205 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 981 40.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Blayney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blayney (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 63 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 190 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 85 9.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 180 19.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 72 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 7.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 197 20.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 944 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blayney (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 26.6% in secondary school and 15.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,015 89.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 231 7.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 137 4.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 98 3.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,705 85.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Blayney (State Suburbs), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 968 62.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 397 25.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 94 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 6.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,554 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,554 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blayney (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 25.5% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 152 10.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 108 7.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 138 9.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 257 17.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 715 49.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blayney (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blayney (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 505 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,318 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,019 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blayney (State Suburbs) was $505.

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

Unpaid work Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,900 71.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 792 30.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 336 12.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 552 20.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Blayney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.0% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 502 19.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 720 27.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 339 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 338 12.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blayney (State Suburbs), 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 37.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 390 43.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 149 16.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blayney (State Suburbs), 43.9% were couple families with children, 37.9% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Blayney (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,723 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,085 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blayney (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,085 and those without children was $1,723.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 143 19.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 167 23.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 115 15.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 148 20.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 46 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 42 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Blayney (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,261 90.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 133 9.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Blayney (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,164 92.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 34 2.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 51 4.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 1.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blayney (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 146 11.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 636 50.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 404 32.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blayney (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 11.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 445 35.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 436 34.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 349 27.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blayney (State Suburbs), 35.3% were owned outright, 34.5% were owned with a mortgage and 27.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 878 69.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 356 28.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Blayney (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blayney (State Suburbs), 29.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
None 82 6.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 437 34.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 443 35.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 256 20.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Blayney (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% 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 Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 103 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 52.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 49 47.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blayney (State Suburbs), there were 103 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 52.4%) were male and 49 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blayney % 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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,218 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blayney (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,218.

Mortgage and rent Blayney % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Blayney (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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