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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bowen Mountain

Code SSC10311 (SSC)
People 1,459
Male 721
Female 738
Median age 35
Families 412
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 540
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,574
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $335
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,459 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 721 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 738 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,459 people in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 90 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 131 9.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 133 9.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 103 7.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 81 5.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 74 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 89 6.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 107 7.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 129 8.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 128 8.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 119 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 94 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 63 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 3.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 27 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 598 54.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 91 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 2.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 343 31.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 563 55.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 102 10.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 353 34.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 18 3.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 145 30.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 6.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 88 18.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 2.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 3.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 45 9.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 7.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 67 14.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 471 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.0% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 17.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,215 83.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 257 18.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 121 8.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 81 5.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 939 67.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 67.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 519 64.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 216 26.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 39 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 3.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 805 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 805 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs). Of these 64.5% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 9.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 70 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 138 17.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 381 49.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 711 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,695 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,574 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) was $711.

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

Unpaid work Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 889 81.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 405 36.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 142 12.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 221 20.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.9% 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, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 241 21.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 354 32.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 187 17.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 108 9.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 32.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 129 31.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 216 52.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 16.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 52.6% were couple families with children, 31.4% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs) 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,029 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,354 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,354 and those without children was $2,029.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 93 27.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 84 24.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 53 15.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 2.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 11.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 23 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 7.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 487 91.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 8.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 91.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 485 99.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.6 263,926 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 Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.6% 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 8.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 204 41.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 231 47.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 8.2% had 2 bedrooms and 41.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 108 22.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 305 62.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 62 12.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 22.1% were owned outright, 62.4% were owned with a mortgage and 12.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 401 82.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 80 16.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 1.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.3% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.2% 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.9 -- 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
None 10 2.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 122 25.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 225 46.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 125 25.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 1.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.6% 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 Bowen Mountain % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 33.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 14 66.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 33.3%) were male and 14 (or 66.7%) 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 Bowen Mountain % 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 4.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bowen Mountain (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Bowen Mountain % 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 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bowen Mountain (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 $1,517.

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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