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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Eastern Creek

Code SSC10784 (SSC)
People 799
Male 404
Female 395
Median age 31
Families 215
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 289
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,068
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,847
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 799 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 404 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 395 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 3.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 799 people in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 78 9.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 58 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 58 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 8.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 53 6.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 61 7.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 5.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 5.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 53 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 50 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 37 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 31 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 272 44.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 33 5.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 43 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 6.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 224 36.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.7% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 45 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 255 44.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 52 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 264 46.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 8 3.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 60 23.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 4.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 2.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 36 13.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 11.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 6.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 78 30.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 259 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 552 69.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 305 40.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 44 5.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 5.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 363 48.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 48.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 237 64.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 73 19.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 7.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 28 7.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 366 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 366 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 64.8% were employed full time, 19.9% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 7.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 7.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 7.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 76 22.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 163 48.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 516 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,261 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,068 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) was $516.

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

Unpaid work Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 392 64.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 176 29.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 72 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 68 11.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 126 20.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 135 22.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 61 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 70 11.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 27.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 97 45.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 54 25.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 45.3% were couple families with children, 27.1% were couple families without children and 25.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,571 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,980 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,980 and those without children was $1,571.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 25.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 15.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 24.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 31 20.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 2.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 15.0% 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 Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 256 90.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 26 9.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 250 97.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 97.3% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 15.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 134 51.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 27.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 67 26.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 101 39.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 75 29.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 4.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 26.3% were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 203 79.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 45 17.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 17.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.7% 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 Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,847 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
None 22 8.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 86 33.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 80 31.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 48 18.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 7.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.9% 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 Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 40.0%) were male and 15 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Eastern Creek % 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 4.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Eastern Creek % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $975.

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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