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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Brunswick Heads

Code SSC10363 (SSC)
People 1,636
Male 766
Female 870
Median age 49
Families 404
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 1,062
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $664
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,636 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 766 46.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 870 53.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 2.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,636 people in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 3.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 77 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 106 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 92 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 33 2.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 50 3.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 62 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 97 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 117 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 118 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 164 10.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 148 9.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 128 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 106 6.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 90 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 67 4.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 3.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 65 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 509 36.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 73 5.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 253 18.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 127 9.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 432 31.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.5% were married and 23.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 445 36.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 104 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 673 55.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 4.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 93 19.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 2.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 3.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 55 11.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 4.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 3.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 40 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 7.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 158 33.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 475 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 19.8% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,260 76.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 287 19.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 128 8.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 95 6.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 985 65.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 65.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 270 39.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 300 43.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 9.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 685 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 685 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 39.4% were employed full time, 43.8% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 100 16.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 99 16.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 100 16.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 79 12.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 188 30.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 16.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 16.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 30.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 863 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 664 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 978 70.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 345 24.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 172 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 364 26.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 265 19.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 377 27.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 190 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 144 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 164 40.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 118 29.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 118 29.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 29.3% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 29.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs) 12.0% of single parents were male and 88.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,354 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,571 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,571 and those without children was $1,354.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 29 10.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 9.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 44 15.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 8.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 82 29.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.2% had both partners employed full-time, 9.5% had both employed part-time and 15.5% 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 Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 736 84.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 132 15.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 84.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 414 56.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 9.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 161 21.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 88 12.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 56.4% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.9% were flats, units or apartments and 12.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 2.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 92 12.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 184 25.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 239 32.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 136 18.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 69 9.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.0% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 256 34.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 105 14.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 297 40.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 9.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 34.8% were owned outright, 14.3% were owned with a mortgage and 40.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 398 54.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 295 40.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 42 5.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.1% were family households, 40.1% were single person households and 5.7% were group households.

Household income Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 45.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 71.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 28.2 -- 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 Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
None 63 8.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 331 45.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 176 24.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 82 11.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 11.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 42.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 20 57.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 42.9%) were male and 20 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brunswick Heads % 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 2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Brunswick Heads % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Brunswick Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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