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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bossley Park

Code SSC10302 (SSC)
People 14,028
Male 7,066
Female 6,962
Median age 37
Families 3,890
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,273
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,381
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 14,028 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,066 50.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,962 49.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,028 people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 837 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 842 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 913 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,076 7.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,160 8.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 969 6.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 811 5.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 849 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 875 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 944 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,155 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,046 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 885 6.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 553 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 422 3.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 303 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 216 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 171 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,270 54.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 374 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 598 5.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 571 5.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,620 31.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,034 55.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 249 2.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,668 42.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 186 4.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 598 14.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 367 9.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 75 1.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 712 17.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 258 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 66 1.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 375 9.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 580 14.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 110 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 756 18.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,083 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 23.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,805 48.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,084 75.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 658 4.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 398 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,220 16.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 16.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 75.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,027 61.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,685 25.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 405 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 456 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,573 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,573 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bossley Park (State Suburbs). Of these 61.3% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 605 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 531 8.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 544 8.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,526 25.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,499 40.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,369 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,381 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) was $438.

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

Unpaid work Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,706 58.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,665 23.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,427 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 954 8.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,440 21.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,186 19.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,062 9.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,022 8.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 19.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 938 24.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,246 57.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 660 17.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 57.8% were couple families with children, 24.1% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,895 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,223 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,223 and those without children was $1,895.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 612 19.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 72 2.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 502 15.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 590 18.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 221 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 844 26.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 188 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 155 4.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 15.8% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,073 96.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 140 3.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 96.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,889 95.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 170 4.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 0.4 465,189 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 Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 31 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 112 2.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,985 48.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,851 45.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 89 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 2.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,588 39.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,502 36.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 815 20.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 137 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 39.0% were owned outright, 36.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,620 88.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 415 10.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 1.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.9% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 19.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.3% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Bossley 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 -- 86.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 221 5.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,080 26.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,537 37.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,103 27.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 132 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 26.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.1% 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 Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 54.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 33 45.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 54.8%) were male and 33 (or 45.2%) 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 Bossley 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 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Bossley Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 255 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,803 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bossley Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $255 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,803.

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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