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Castlereagh

Code SSC10491 (SSC)
People 1,055
Male 536
Female 519
Median age 40
Families 291
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 367
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,389
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,055 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 536 50.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 519 49.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 1.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,055 people in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 67 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 5.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 80 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 47 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 55 5.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 74 7.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 60 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 75 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 71 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 96 9.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 92 8.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 45 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 43 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 506 59.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 1.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 51 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 4.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 239 28.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.6% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 466 59.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 29 3.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 289 36.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 19 6.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 58 19.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 24 7.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 8.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 6.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 11.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 32 10.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 57 18.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 305 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 834 79.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 304 30.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 7.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 7.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 552 55.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 55.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 337 62.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 167 31.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 3.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 2.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 539 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 539 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castlereagh (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 12.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 49 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 54 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 78 14.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 256 48.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 603 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,625 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,389 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castlereagh (State Suburbs) was $603.

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

Unpaid work Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 593 69.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 213 25.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 113 13.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 127 15.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 156 18.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 208 24.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 112 13.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 111 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 108 37.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 148 50.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 32 11.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 50.9% were couple families with children, 37.1% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,150 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,578 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,578 and those without children was $2,150.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 56 22.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 4.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 28.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 10.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 53 21.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 2.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 3.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 28.4% 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 Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 328 91.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 29 8.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 327 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 5.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 103 31.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 194 59.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 31.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 149 45.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 112 34.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 60 18.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 45.4% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 18.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 268 82.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 17.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.0% were family households, 17.1% were single person households and 0.9% were group households.

Household income Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 16.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.9% 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 Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
None 9 2.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 62 18.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 106 32.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 147 44.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), 18.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 44.7% 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 Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Castlereagh (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 50.0%) were male and 6 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Castlereagh % 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 4,500 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $4,500.

Mortgage and rent Castlereagh % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Castlereagh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 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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