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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Castle Cove

Code SSC10486 (SSC)
People 2,523
Male 1,250
Female 1,273
Median age 44
Families 721
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 948
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,586
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,500
Median weekly rent $730
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,523 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,250 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,273 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,523 people in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 143 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 184 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 182 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 161 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 124 4.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 85 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 74 2.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 137 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 190 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 197 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 191 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 171 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 153 6.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 142 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 103 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 112 4.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 81 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 91 3.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,269 62.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 1.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 104 5.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 136 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 483 23.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.9% were married and 6.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,188 63.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 75 4.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 618 32.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 66 8.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 156 19.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 4.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 7.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 49 6.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 84 10.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 4.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 149 18.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 97 12.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 798 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 23.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,499 59.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,197 49.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 225 9.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 148 6.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 840 34.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 34.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 671 57.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 391 33.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 67 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 3.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,169 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,169 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castle Cove (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 154 13.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 124 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 110 9.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 115 10.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 558 49.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 875 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,678 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,586 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castle Cove (State Suburbs) was $875.

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

Unpaid work Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,535 76.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 676 33.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 273 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 465 23.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.5% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 465 23.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 540 26.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 294 14.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 236 11.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 234 32.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 408 56.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 9.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 56.6% were couple families with children, 32.5% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs) 26.6% of single parents were male and 73.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,049 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,534 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,534 and those without children was $3,049.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 102 15.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 3.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 155 24.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 120 18.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 40 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 22.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 29 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 32 5.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 825 90.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 9.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 773 93.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 13 1.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 36 4.4 465,189 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 Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 93.7% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 5.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 286 34.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 479 58.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.6 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 34.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 461 55.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 250 30.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 96 11.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 55.9% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 11.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 701 85.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 119 14.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 0.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.0% were family households, 14.4% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

Household income Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 10.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.4% 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 Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 730 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
None 16 1.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 227 27.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 395 48.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 174 21.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), 27.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% 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 Castle Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Castle Cove (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Castle Cove % 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 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Castle Cove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Castle Cove % 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 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Castle Cove (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 $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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