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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Carrington (Newcastle - NSW)

Code SSC10477 (SSC)
People 1,874
Male 929
Female 945
Median age 33
Families 470
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 931
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,059
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,874 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 929 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 945 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 110 5.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,874 people in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.9% of the population.

Age Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 153 8.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 3.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 4.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 86 4.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 166 8.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 249 13.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 183 9.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 135 7.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 130 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 5.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 108 5.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 99 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 103 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 73 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 34 1.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 51 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 34 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 439 27.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 69 4.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 201 12.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 75 4.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 789 50.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 27.9% were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 401 28.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 224 16.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 777 55.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 28 5.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 77 14.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 53 9.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 1.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 1.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 10.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 145 27.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 140 26.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 535 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.0% were in primary school, 13.2% in secondary school and 37.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,553 82.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 220 13.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 135 8.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 94 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,244 73.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 73.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 589 59.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 265 26.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 66 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 988 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 988 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 83 9.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 73 7.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 106 11.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 172 18.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 418 45.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,334 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,059 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,114 70.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 369 23.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 186 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 251 15.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 399 25.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 460 29.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 152 9.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 102 6.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 187 39.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 135 28.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 131 27.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 3.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.7% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 27.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,317 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,173 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,173 and those without children was $2,317.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 88 27.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 59 18.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 48 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 3.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 52 16.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 24 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 9.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 802 90.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 88 9.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 513 64.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 193 24.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 90 11.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 64.2% were separate houses, 24.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 67 8.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 296 37.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 360 45.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 58 7.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.4% had 1 bedroom, 37.0% had 2 bedrooms and 45.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 177 22.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 224 28.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 372 46.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 22.2% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 46.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 458 57.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 258 32.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 84 10.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.2% were family households, 32.2% were single person households and 10.5% were group households.

Household income Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.6% 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 Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Carrington (Newcastle - 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 -- 93.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 120 15.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 361 45.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 231 28.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 58 7.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.2% 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 Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 111 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 45.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 61 55.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 111 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 45.0%) were male and 61 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carrington (Newcastle - 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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 890 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $890.

Mortgage and rent Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,187 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Carrington (Newcastle - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,187.

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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