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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Colyton

Code SSC10567 (SSC)
People 7,993
Male 3,953
Female 4,040
Median age 34
Families 2,196
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,858
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,180
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,885
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,993 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,953 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,040 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 302 3.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,993 people in Colyton (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 601 7.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 569 7.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 572 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 606 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 554 6.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 546 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 594 7.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 559 7.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 568 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 495 6.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 542 6.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 456 5.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 476 6.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 354 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 204 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 162 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 82 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 52 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Colyton (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,923 46.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 277 4.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 545 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 282 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,225 35.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Colyton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Colyton (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,788 47.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 495 8.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,636 44.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Colyton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Colyton (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 147 6.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 507 21.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 128 5.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 428 18.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 129 5.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 193 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 180 7.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 553 23.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,343 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Colyton (State Suburbs) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 15.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,563 69.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,920 39.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 553 7.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 338 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,682 49.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Colyton (State Suburbs), 49.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,408 63.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 866 22.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 242 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 276 7.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,792 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,792 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Colyton (State Suburbs). Of these 63.5% were employed full time, 22.8% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 297 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 261 7.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 306 8.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 863 24.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,553 44.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Colyton (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Colyton % 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 Colyton (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 531 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,305 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,180 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Colyton (State Suburbs) was $531.

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

Unpaid work Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,079 65.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,853 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 694 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 535 8.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Colyton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,261 20.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,448 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 658 10.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 708 11.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 621 28.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,044 47.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 488 22.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 43 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Colyton (State Suburbs), 47.5% were couple families with children, 28.3% were couple families without children and 22.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Colyton (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,872 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,033 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Colyton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,033 and those without children was $1,872.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 377 22.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 37 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 283 17.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 322 19.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 90 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 356 21.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 108 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 92 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Colyton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 17.0% 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 Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,649 95.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 4.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Colyton (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,563 96.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 2.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 0.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Colyton (State Suburbs), 96.8% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 1.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 146 5.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,745 65.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 667 25.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Colyton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 5.5% had 2 bedrooms and 65.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 797 30.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,166 44.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 606 22.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Colyton (State Suburbs), 30.1% were owned outright, 44.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,095 79.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 484 18.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 70 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Colyton (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.1% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Colyton (State Suburbs), 21.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,885 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
None 203 7.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 949 35.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 943 35.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 481 18.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 73 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Colyton (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 303 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 135 44.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 168 55.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), there were 303 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 135 (or 44.6%) were male and 168 (or 55.4%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Colyton % 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 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,172 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Colyton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,172.

Mortgage and rent Colyton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Colyton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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