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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Emu Plains

Code SSC10823 (SSC)
People 8,097
Male 3,848
Female 4,249
Median age 38
Families 2,247
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,095
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,409
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,126
Median weekly rent $320
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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,097 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,848 47.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,249 52.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 240 3.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,097 people in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 596 7.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 457 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 499 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 463 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 467 5.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 494 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 603 7.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 634 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 447 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 461 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 462 5.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 546 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 641 7.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 410 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 345 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 216 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 176 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 179 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,474 53.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 185 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 539 8.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 471 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,878 28.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,203 54.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 473 8.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,211 37.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 167 7.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 368 16.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 150 6.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 3.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 228 10.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 161 7.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 82 3.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 179 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 238 10.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 39 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 546 24.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,246 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 18.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,450 79.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,789 23.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 617 8.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 415 5.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,741 62.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 62.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,554 63.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,066 26.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 214 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 184 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,018 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,018 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Emu Plains (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 372 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 359 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 339 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 754 19.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,804 47.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,731 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,409 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Emu Plains (State Suburbs) was $636.

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

Unpaid work Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,669 71.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,086 31.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 796 12.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,027 15.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,372 21.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,715 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 822 12.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 759 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 848 37.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,022 45.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 358 15.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 45.5% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs) 21.5% of single parents were male and 78.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,290 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,423 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,423 and those without children was $2,290.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 427 22.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 52 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 436 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 343 18.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 67 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 341 18.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 109 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 96 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,876 96.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 120 4.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,158 75.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 246 8.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 356 12.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 107 3.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 75.1% were separate houses, 8.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.4% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 91 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 173 6.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,535 53.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 980 34.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 90 3.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,098 38.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,105 38.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 550 19.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 3.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 38.2% were owned outright, 38.4% were owned with a mortgage and 19.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,185 76.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 639 22.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.1% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.3% 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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,126 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
None 183 6.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 973 33.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,112 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 482 16.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 124 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% 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 Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 238 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 38.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 147 61.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Emu Plains (State Suburbs), there were 238 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 38.2%) were male and 147 (or 61.8%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Emu Plains % 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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,732 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,732.

Mortgage and rent Emu Plains % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Emu Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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