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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

East Seaham

Code SSC10781 (SSC)
People 359
Male 176
Female 183
Median age 41
Families 97
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 138
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,605
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,541
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 359 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 176 49.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 183 51.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 359 people in East Seaham (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 7.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 33 9.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 6.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 2.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 7.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 30 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 36 10.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 31 8.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 20 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 8.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 12 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Seaham (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.3% of the population.

Registered marital status East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 187 64.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 0 0.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 6.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 2.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 77 26.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Seaham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.0% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Seaham (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 168 64.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 5.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 79 30.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Seaham (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 11 10.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 16.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 2.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 3.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 24 21.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 3.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 7.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 5.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 7.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 5.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 18 16.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 110 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Seaham (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.6% were in primary school, 31.5% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 315 88.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36 10.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 19 5.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 13 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 270 79.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), 79.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 106 54.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 71 36.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 2.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 195 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 195 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Seaham (State Suburbs). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 36.4% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 11.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 11.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 12.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 31 16.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 78 41.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Seaham (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Seaham (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 571 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,735 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,605 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Seaham (State Suburbs) was $571.

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

Unpaid work East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 202 69.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 96 32.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 23 7.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 56 19.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 52 17.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 72 24.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 44 15.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 33 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 East Seaham (State Suburbs), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 41 42.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 52 53.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 4.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Seaham (State Suburbs), 53.6% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 4.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In East Seaham (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,457 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,166 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,166 and those without children was $2,457.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 24.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 5.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 30.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 10.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 15.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 8.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 30.0% 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 115 86.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 13.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), 86.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 115 100.0 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 East Seaham (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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 3.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7 6.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 41.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 53 46.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 6.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 42 36.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 46 40.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 19 16.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Seaham (State Suburbs), 36.8% were owned outright, 40.4% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 94 81.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 18.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.7% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), 17.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.7% 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,541 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 27 23.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 38 33.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 47 40.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), 23.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.9% 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 East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 30.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 70.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Seaham (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 30.0%) were male and 7 (or 70.0%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

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

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent East Seaham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 420 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In East Seaham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $420 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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