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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Cardiff (NSW)

Code SSC10463 (SSC)
People 5,779
Male 2,768
Female 3,011
Median age 37
Families 1,584
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,407
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,098
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $280
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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,779 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,768 47.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,011 52.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 233 4.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,779 people in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 412 7.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 348 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 356 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 327 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 342 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 484 8.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 450 7.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 389 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 359 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 341 5.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 379 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 321 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 330 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 264 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 225 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 144 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 138 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 168 2.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,049 44.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 184 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 509 10.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 313 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,605 34.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.0% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,908 44.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 472 11.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,898 44.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 105 6.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 362 23.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 48 3.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 250 16.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 40 2.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 120 7.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 192 12.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 42 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 308 19.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,544 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 20.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,985 86.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 709 13.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 385 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 259 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,102 75.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,663 59.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 800 28.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 166 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 152 5.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,781 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,781 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 252 9.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 273 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 270 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 570 21.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,098 41.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 544 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,348 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,098 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $544.

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

Unpaid work Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,346 71.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,468 31.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 633 13.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 652 14.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,003 21.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,198 25.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 657 14.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 489 10.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 576 36.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 644 40.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 331 20.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 2.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.7% were couple families with children, 36.4% were couple families without children and 20.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,954 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,160 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,160 and those without children was $1,954.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 241 19.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 272 22.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 180 14.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 56 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 270 22.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 92 7.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 71 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,209 93.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 144 6.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,957 88.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 101 4.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 139 6.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 56 2.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 542 24.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,180 53.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 404 18.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 24.5% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 791 35.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 843 38.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 526 23.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.8% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,555 70.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 579 26.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 3.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.3% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 159 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 889 40.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 788 35.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 316 14.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 234 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 94 40.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 140 59.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 234 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 94 (or 40.2%) were male and 140 (or 59.8%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cardiff (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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,224 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,224.

Mortgage and rent Cardiff (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,907 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cardiff (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,907.

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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