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Fletcher (NSW)

Code SSC10899 (SSC)
People 2,730
Male 1,381
Female 1,349
Median age 32
Families 756
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 849
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $2,177
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,250
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,730 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,381 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,349 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 91 3.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,730 people in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 245 9.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 288 10.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 259 9.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 209 7.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 128 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 123 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 229 8.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 295 10.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 280 10.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 196 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 141 5.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 115 4.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 103 3.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 60 2.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 1.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,255 64.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 45 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 100 5.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 1.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 512 26.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.7% were married and 7.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,203 65.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 135 7.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 497 27.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 75 7.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 229 24.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 50 5.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 86 9.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 137 14.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 4.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 72 7.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 56 5.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 92 9.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 93 9.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 949 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) 34.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.5% were in primary school, 26.3% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,316 84.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 434 16.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 176 6.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 116 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,900 72.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 72.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 905 61.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 441 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 76 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 3.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,471 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,471 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 156 10.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 151 10.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 136 9.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 274 19.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 632 44.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 775 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,187 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,177 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $775.

Travel to work, top responses Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,547 79.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 883 45.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 248 12.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 274 14.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 45.5% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 458 23.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 583 30.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 293 15.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 209 10.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 199 26.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 489 64.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 8.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 64.8% were couple families with children, 26.4% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs) 20.6% of single parents were male and 79.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,264 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,549 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,549 and those without children was $2,264.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 171 25.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 211 30.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 120 17.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 2.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 8.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 47 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 5.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 30.9% 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 795 95.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 4.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 789 99.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.8 263,926 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 Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.8% 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 1.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 102 12.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 681 85.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.5% had 2 bedrooms and 12.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 149 18.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 554 69.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 84 10.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 0.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 18.7% were owned outright, 69.5% were owned with a mortgage and 10.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 733 92.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 6.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 0.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 92.3% were family households, 6.9% were single person households and 0.8% were group households.

Household income Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 5.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.1% 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.2 -- 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,250 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 3 0.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 123 15.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 478 60.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 185 23.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 0.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 60.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.3% 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 Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 48 52.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 44 47.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 48 (or 52.2%) were male and 44 (or 47.8%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fletcher (NSW) % 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 4.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,416 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,416.

Mortgage and rent Fletcher (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Fletcher (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,400.

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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