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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Croydon (NSW)

Code SSC10650 (SSC)
People 10,381
Male 4,991
Female 5,390
Median age 38
Families 2,653
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,710
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,509
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,381 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,991 48.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,390 51.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,381 people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 645 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 541 5.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 614 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 606 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 722 7.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 776 7.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 699 6.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 769 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 749 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 801 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 750 7.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 602 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 490 4.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 394 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 358 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 336 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 250 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 279 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,186 48.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 192 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 511 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 544 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,145 36.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,836 50.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 454 5.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,348 43.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 150 4.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 475 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 165 4.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 91 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 355 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 179 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 163 4.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 239 7.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 781 23.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 111 3.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 650 19.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,359 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.8% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 30.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,696 54.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,693 59.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 691 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 430 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,837 29.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,114 59.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,525 29.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 277 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 292 5.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,208 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,208 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 527 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 554 11.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 444 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 880 17.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,235 45.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 574 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,798 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,509 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $574.

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

Unpaid work Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,820 67.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,314 27.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 966 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,429 16.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,059 24.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,156 25.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 878 10.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 730 8.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 793 29.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,406 53.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 385 14.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 69 2.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 53.0% were couple families with children, 29.9% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,448 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,762 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,762 and those without children was $2,448.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 490 22.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 97 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 468 21.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 340 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 109 5.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 417 19.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 136 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,439 96.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 3.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,187 63.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 430 12.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 785 22.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 33 1.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 63.6% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 214 6.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,011 29.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,276 37.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 845 24.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 69 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 29.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,267 36.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,076 31.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 981 28.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.8% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,538 73.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 727 21.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 173 5.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.8% were family households, 21.1% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.3% 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 Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 453 13.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,521 44.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,024 29.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 337 9.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 103 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 72 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 48.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 37 51.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 72 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 48.6%) were male and 37 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Croydon (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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,083.

Mortgage and rent Croydon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,983 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,983.

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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