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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Double Bay

Code SSC10726 (SSC)
People 4,687
Male 2,049
Female 2,638
Median age 38
Families 1,100
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,540
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,277
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $550
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,687 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,049 43.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,638 56.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,687 people in Double Bay (State Suburbs) of these 43.7% were male and 56.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 228 4.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 194 4.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 181 3.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 212 4.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 303 6.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 508 10.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 466 9.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 346 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 322 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 284 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 258 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 233 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 293 6.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 217 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 192 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 138 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 142 3.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 169 3.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Double Bay (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,509 36.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 82 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 383 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 281 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,834 44.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Double Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.9% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Double Bay (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,290 37.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 459 13.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,657 48.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Double Bay (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 60 4.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 72 5.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 1.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 105 7.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 26 1.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 0.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 190 13.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 3.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 301 20.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 30 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 575 39.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,443 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Double Bay (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.7% were in primary school, 15.9% in secondary school and 24.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,658 56.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,809 44.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 374 9.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 266 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,644 40.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), 40.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,739 67.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 625 24.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 121 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 99 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,584 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,584 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Double Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 67.3% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 210 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 237 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 185 7.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 251 10.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,488 59.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Double Bay (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Double Bay (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,135 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,756 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,277 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Double Bay (State Suburbs) was $1,135.

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

Unpaid work Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,824 69.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 810 19.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 376 9.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 780 19.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.8% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,290 31.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,007 24.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 327 8.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 199 4.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Double Bay (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 562 51.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 341 31.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 152 13.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 4.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Double Bay (State Suburbs), 31.0% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Double Bay (State Suburbs) 13.5% of single parents were male and 86.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,261 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,409 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,409 and those without children was $3,261.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 271 30.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 5.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 155 17.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 139 15.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 60 6.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 126 13.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 43 4.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 17.1% 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 Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,969 85.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 323 14.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 298 15.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 204 10.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,454 73.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Double Bay (State Suburbs), 15.1% were separate houses, 10.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 73.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 166 8.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 981 49.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 565 28.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 219 11.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.4% had 1 bedroom, 49.9% had 2 bedrooms and 28.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 697 35.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 388 19.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 828 42.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Double Bay (State Suburbs), 35.5% were owned outright, 19.7% were owned with a mortgage and 42.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,092 55.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 680 34.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 194 9.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.5% were family households, 34.6% were single person households and 9.9% were group households.

Household income Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.9% 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 Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 550 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.1 -- 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 Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 338 17.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 977 49.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 488 24.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 96 4.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 68 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), 49.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.9% 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 Double Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Double Bay (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Double Bay % 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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Double Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Double Bay % 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 7,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Double Bay (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 $7,000.

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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