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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Botany

Code SSC10303 (SSC)
People 8,884
Male 4,387
Female 4,497
Median age 37
Families 2,316
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,312
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,628
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,513
Median weekly rent $350
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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,884 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,387 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,497 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 219 2.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,884 people in Botany (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 716 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 677 7.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 524 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 503 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 449 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 483 5.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 707 8.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 813 9.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 749 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 667 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 556 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 454 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 408 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 332 3.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 306 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 190 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 183 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 166 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Botany (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,407 48.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 245 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 592 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 423 6.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,299 33.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Botany (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Botany (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,112 49.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 566 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,554 41.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Botany (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Botany (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 192 7.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 422 15.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 347 12.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 1.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 220 8.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 257 9.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 204 7.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 300 11.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 80 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 622 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,716 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Botany (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 18.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,804 65.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,472 42.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 667 8.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 503 6.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,623 43.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Botany (State Suburbs), 43.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,000 65.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,140 25.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 251 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 161 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,552 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,552 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Botany (State Suburbs). Of these 65.9% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 345 7.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 395 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 393 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 841 19.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,161 49.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Botany (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Botany (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 698 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,907 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,628 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Botany (State Suburbs) was $698.

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

Unpaid work Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,691 67.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,217 31.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 705 10.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 840 12.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Botany (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,606 23.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,839 26.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 696 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 548 7.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Botany (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 659 28.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,220 52.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 395 17.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 42 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Botany (State Suburbs), 52.7% were couple families with children, 28.5% were couple families without children and 17.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Botany (State Suburbs) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,367 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,556 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Botany (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,556 and those without children was $2,367.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 562 29.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 437 23.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 269 14.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 3.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 253 13.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 131 7.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 98 5.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Botany (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,982 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 157 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Botany (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,219 40.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 886 29.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 820 27.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 35 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Botany (State Suburbs), 40.9% were separate houses, 29.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 35 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 203 6.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 917 30.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,277 42.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 502 16.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 1.6 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Botany (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 30.7% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 793 26.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,277 42.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 832 27.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Botany (State Suburbs), 26.6% were owned outright, 42.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,230 74.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 666 22.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 87 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Botany (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.8% were family households, 22.3% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Botany (State Suburbs), 18.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.4% 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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,513 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
None 296 9.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,141 38.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,116 37.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 330 11.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 98 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Botany (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.1% 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 Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 216 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 106 49.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 110 50.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Botany (State Suburbs), there were 216 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 106 (or 49.1%) were male and 110 (or 50.9%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Botany % 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,181 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Botany (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,181.

Mortgage and rent Botany % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 540 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Botany (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $540 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,033.

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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