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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Forest Lodge

Code SSC10904 (SSC)
People 2,722
Male 1,345
Female 1,377
Median age 31
Families 607
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 1,350
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,773
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,722 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,345 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,377 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 1.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,722 people in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 153 5.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 88 3.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 3.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 104 3.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 406 14.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 379 13.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 342 12.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 270 9.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 187 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 145 5.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 142 5.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 126 4.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 105 3.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 2.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 681 28.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 1.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 211 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 46 1.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,414 59.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.4% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 634 29.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 369 17.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,164 53.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 29.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 32 3.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 79 8.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 1.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 38 4.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 1.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 60 6.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 475 49.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 182 19.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 956 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) 35.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.8% were in primary school, 7.5% in secondary school and 56.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,627 59.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,085 43.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 239 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 172 6.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,025 40.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 40.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,092 62.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 480 27.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 94 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 91 5.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,757 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,757 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 185 11.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 157 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 139 8.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 227 13.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 866 51.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 901 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,613 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,773 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) was $901.

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

Unpaid work Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,891 79.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 459 19.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 181 7.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 503 21.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.2% provided care for children and 7.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 881 36.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 724 30.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 165 6.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 121 5.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 30.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 299 49.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 217 35.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 12.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 35.6% were couple families with children, 49.1% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,176 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,566 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,566 and those without children was $3,176.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 179 35.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 109 21.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 15.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 34 6.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 44 8.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 28 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,171 92.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 101 7.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 85 7.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 619 52.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 458 39.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 7.3% were separate houses, 52.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 61 5.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 211 18.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 404 34.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 331 28.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 139 11.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 18.0% had 1 bedroom, 34.4% had 2 bedrooms and 28.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 205 17.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 285 24.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 641 54.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 17.5% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 54.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 603 51.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 371 31.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 198 16.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.5% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 16.9% were group households.

Household income Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 20.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.3% 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 Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.8 -- 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 Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
None 320 27.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 544 46.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 220 18.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 4.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.2% 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 Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 47.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 52.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 47.1%) were male and 18 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Forest Lodge % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Forest Lodge % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,059 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Forest Lodge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,059.

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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