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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Box Hill (NSW)

Code SSC10318 (SSC)
People 1,173
Male 611
Female 562
Median age 42
Families 303
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 394
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,677
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $360
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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,173 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 611 52.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 562 47.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,173 people in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 66 5.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 71 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 62 5.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 6.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 71 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 57 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 82 7.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 84 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 80 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 88 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 91 7.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 92 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 77 6.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 46 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 511 52.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 1.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 64 6.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 44 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 332 34.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.8% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 33 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 454 53.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 47 5.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 343 40.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 16 5.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 55 17.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 5.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 7.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 8.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 10.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 43 13.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 71 22.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 320 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 860 73.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 373 35.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 98 9.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 6.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 512 48.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 367 59.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 195 31.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 29 4.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 621 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 621 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 68 11.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 12.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 75 12.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 294 49.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 643 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,768 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,677 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $643.

Travel to work, top responses Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 653 67.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 247 25.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 115 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 143 14.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 201 20.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 207 21.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 117 12.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 125 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 104 34.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 152 50.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 40 13.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 50.2% were couple families with children, 34.3% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Box Hill (NSW) % 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 Box Hill (NSW) (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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,785 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,343 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,343 and those without children was $1,785.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 48 18.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 5.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 64 24.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 12.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 55 21.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 4.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 24.9% 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 355 94.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 21 5.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 351 98.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.1 263,926 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 Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 1.1% 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 2.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 32 9.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 98 27.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 212 59.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 27.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 165 46.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 86 24.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 96 27.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.3% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 285 79.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 15.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 4.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 15.6% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.0% 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 7 2.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 69 19.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 110 31.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 156 43.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.9% 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 Box Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 100.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Box Hill (NSW) % 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 6.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Box Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,750.

Mortgage and rent Box Hill (NSW) % 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 3,250 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Box Hill (NSW) (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 $3,250.

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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