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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Castle Hill (NSW)

Code SSC10488 (SSC)
People 37,915
Male 18,341
Female 19,574
Median age 39
Families 10,402
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 12,972
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,059
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $460
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 37,915 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 18,341 48.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 19,574 51.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 137 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 37,915 people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,313 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,395 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,624 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,829 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,497 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,902 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,012 5.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,552 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,718 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,828 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,841 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,462 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,323 6.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,645 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,134 3.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 838 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 875 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,127 3.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,093 59.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 559 1.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,668 5.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,872 6.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,388 27.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.2% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 16,866 60.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,119 4.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,049 35.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 789 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,105 17.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 727 6.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 422 3.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,486 12.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 931 7.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 658 5.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 748 6.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,188 18.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 241 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,622 13.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,917 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 23,609 62.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17,628 48.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,541 7.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,708 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 14,412 39.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,511 62.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,616 28.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 923 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 827 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,877 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 19,877 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,070 10.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,811 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,733 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,802 14.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 9,707 51.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 721 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,287 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,059 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $721.

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

Unpaid work Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 22,653 74.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,037 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,326 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,063 19.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,557 24.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,014 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,984 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,100 10.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,228 31.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,983 57.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,090 10.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 101 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 57.5% were couple families with children, 31.0% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,548 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,100 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,100 and those without children was $2,548.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,301 25.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 277 3.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,115 23.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,665 18.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 438 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,433 15.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 456 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 526 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,064 95.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 611 4.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,189 76.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,536 12.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,332 11.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 76.2% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 286 2.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,237 10.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,135 26.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,250 60.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 146 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 26.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,280 35.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,247 43.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,026 16.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 294 2.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 215 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.5% were owned outright, 43.5% were owned with a mortgage and 16.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 10,076 83.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,788 14.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 200 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.5% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.7% 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 Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 460 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 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 -- 86.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 487 4.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,251 26.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,388 44.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,717 22.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 221 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.5% 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 Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 136 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 64 47.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 72 52.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 136 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 64 (or 47.1%) were male and 72 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Castle 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Castle Hill (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 440 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $440 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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