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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Elizabeth Bay

Code SSC10804 (SSC)
People 5,093
Male 2,629
Female 2,464
Median age 39
Families 984
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 3,838
Average people per household 1.5
Median weekly household income $1,710
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $425
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,093 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,629 51.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,464 48.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,093 people in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 133 2.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 49 1.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 0.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 51 1.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 247 4.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 716 14.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 768 15.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 605 11.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 472 9.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 357 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 323 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 295 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 262 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 177 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 136 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 134 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 213 4.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 979 20.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 121 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 523 10.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 268 5.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,984 61.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 20.1% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 769 19.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 955 23.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,272 56.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 19.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 23.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 22 1.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 1.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 0.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 0.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 25 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 5.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 320 24.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 63 4.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 768 57.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,330 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 3.4% were in primary school, 2.5% in secondary school and 30.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,640 51.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,945 45.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 365 8.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 219 5.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,790 41.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 41.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,516 74.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 601 17.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 123 3.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 124 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,364 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,364 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 74.8% were employed full time, 17.9% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 172 5.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 219 6.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 215 6.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 423 13.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,101 64.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 5.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,256 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,662 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,710 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) was $1,256.

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

Unpaid work Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,344 68.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 499 10.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 359 7.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 871 17.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 10.2% provided care for children and 7.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,727 35.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,240 25.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 263 5.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 113 2.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 760 77.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 141 14.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 63 6.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 14.3% were couple families with children, 77.3% were couple families without children and 6.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,054 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,175 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,175 and those without children was $3,054.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 353 39.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 141 15.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 134 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 37 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 69 7.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 85 9.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 39.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,866 84.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 527 15.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 18 0.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 0.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,817 98.3 465,189 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 Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 0.6% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 98.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 421 14.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,193 41.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 914 31.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 239 8.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 39 1.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 59 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 41.6% had 1 bedroom, 31.9% had 2 bedrooms and 8.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.4. The average household size was 1.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 563 19.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 536 18.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,681 58.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 64 2.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 19.7% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 58.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 980 34.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,679 58.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 205 7.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 34.2% were family households, 58.6% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 15.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.8% 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 Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 425 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.6 -- 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 Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,241 43.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,272 44.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 213 7.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 54 1.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 85 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 7.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.9% 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 Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 55.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 45.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 41 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 55.0%) were male and 9 (or 45.0%) were female. The median age was 41 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Elizabeth 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 1.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Elizabeth Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 395 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Elizabeth Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 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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