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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Erskineville

Code SSC10836 (SSC)
People 6,848
Male 3,501
Female 3,347
Median age 34
Families 1,769
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 3,585
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,848 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,501 51.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,347 48.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,848 people in Erskineville (State Suburbs) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 413 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 190 2.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 148 2.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 149 2.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 463 6.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,064 15.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,166 17.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 971 14.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 664 9.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 487 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 372 5.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 280 4.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 186 2.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 117 1.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 79 1.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 0.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 23 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Erskineville (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,619 26.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 135 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 494 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 109 1.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,736 61.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Erskineville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 26.6% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Erskineville (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,471 25.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,534 27.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,685 47.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 25.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 27.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Erskineville (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 75 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 187 11.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 2.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 0.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 77 4.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 1.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 2.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 150 9.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 610 38.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 77 4.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 289 18.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,580 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Erskineville (State Suburbs) 23.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.1% were in primary school, 8.7% in secondary school and 48.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,376 63.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,694 41.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 631 9.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 459 7.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,764 42.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), 42.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,806 75.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 870 17.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 209 4.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 163 3.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,048 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,048 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Erskineville (State Suburbs). Of these 75.4% were employed full time, 17.2% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 253 5.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 290 5.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 321 6.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 879 18.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,928 60.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Erskineville (State Suburbs), 5.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 60.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Erskineville (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,196 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,693 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,290 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Erskineville (State Suburbs) was $1,196.

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

Unpaid work Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,971 81.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,149 18.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 402 6.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,143 18.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.9% provided care for children and 6.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,322 38.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,006 32.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 444 7.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 197 3.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Erskineville (State Suburbs), 32.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,048 59.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 496 28.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 176 9.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 49 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Erskineville (State Suburbs), 28.0% were couple families with children, 59.2% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Erskineville (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,058 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,141 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,141 and those without children was $3,058.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 746 48.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 3.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 301 19.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 169 11.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 2.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 68 4.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 85 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 5.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 48.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,235 93.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 236 6.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 161 5.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,351 41.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,716 53.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Erskineville (State Suburbs), 5.0% were separate houses, 41.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 53.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 35 1.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 759 23.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,634 50.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 647 20.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 3.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 23.5% had 1 bedroom, 50.5% had 2 bedrooms and 20.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 401 12.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,120 34.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,645 50.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 53 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Erskineville (State Suburbs), 12.4% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 50.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,753 54.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 989 30.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 493 15.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.2% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 15.2% were group households.

Household income Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), 10.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.3% 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 Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 713 22.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,801 55.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 574 17.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 90 2.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 1.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), 55.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 17.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.8% 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 Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 103 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 48 46.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 55 53.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Erskineville (State Suburbs), there were 103 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 48 (or 46.6%) were male and 55 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Erskineville % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,963 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,963.

Mortgage and rent Erskineville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 159 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,053 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Erskineville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $159 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,053.

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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