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Dulwich Hill

Code SSC10741 (SSC)
People 12,981
Male 6,224
Female 6,757
Median age 36
Families 3,337
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 5,877
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,540
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $360
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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,981 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,224 47.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,757 52.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 182 1.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,981 people in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 948 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 708 5.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 596 4.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 513 4.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 763 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,228 9.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,257 9.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,338 10.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,212 9.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,054 8.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 838 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 632 4.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 545 4.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 430 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 341 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 276 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 167 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 132 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,280 39.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 365 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 919 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 418 3.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,748 44.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.9% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,867 40.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,296 13.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,459 46.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 198 5.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 610 15.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 171 4.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 313 8.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 156 4.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 73 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 326 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 777 20.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 123 3.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,089 28.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,892 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.5% were in primary school, 13.9% in secondary school and 28.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,324 56.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,232 52.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,017 8.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 643 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,935 33.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 33.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,664 64.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,796 24.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 417 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 374 5.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,251 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,251 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 24.8% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 546 7.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 615 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 632 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,339 19.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,330 48.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 768 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,824 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,540 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) was $768.

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

Unpaid work Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,661 71.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,768 25.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,157 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,661 15.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,888 26.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,084 28.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,027 9.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 662 6.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,274 38.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,368 41.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 594 17.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 101 3.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 17.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs) 13.4% of single parents were male and 86.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,407 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,778 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,778 and those without children was $2,407.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 731 27.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 110 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 572 21.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 364 13.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 4.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 420 15.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 179 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 159 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,177 93.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 334 6.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,871 36.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 521 10.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,691 52.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 77 1.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 36.1% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 52.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 603 11.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,558 49.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,378 26.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 531 10.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 79 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.6% had 1 bedroom, 49.4% had 2 bedrooms and 26.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,276 24.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,669 32.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,109 40.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 24.7% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 40.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,256 62.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,575 30.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 345 6.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.9% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.7% 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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
None 904 17.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,657 51.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,233 23.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 252 4.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 129 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), 51.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.8% 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 Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 185 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 88 47.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 97 52.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), there were 185 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 88 (or 47.6%) were male and 97 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dulwich Hill % 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 2.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,428 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,428.

Mortgage and rent Dulwich Hill % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Dulwich Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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