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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Galong

Code SSC10921 (SSC)
People 338
Male 184
Female 154
Median age 48
Families 76
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 151
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,261
Median weekly rent $50
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 338 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 184 54.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 154 45.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 338 people in Galong (State Suburbs) of these 54.4% were male and 45.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 7.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 31 9.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 16 4.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 2.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15 4.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 19 5.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 9.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 19 5.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 6.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 7.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 4.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 3.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Galong (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 149 55.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 5.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 28 10.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 70 26.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Galong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 7.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 43 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Galong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 43 years.

Social marital status Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 123 63.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 12 6.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 59 30.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Galong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 56 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Galong (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 19.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 8.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 7.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 18.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 7.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 31.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 92 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Galong (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 295 87.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 27 8.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 3.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 10 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 270 85.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Galong (State Suburbs), 85.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 88 65.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 29 21.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 3.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 9.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 134 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 134 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Galong (State Suburbs). Of these 65.7% were employed full time, 21.6% were employed part-time and 9.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 8 6.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 6.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5 4.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 83 69.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Galong (State Suburbs), 6.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 69.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Galong (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,275 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 850 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Galong (State Suburbs) was $402.

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

Unpaid work Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 184 68.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 68 25.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 41 15.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 77 28.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Galong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 15.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 48 17.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 53 19.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 47 17.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 39 14.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Galong (State Suburbs), 19.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 34 44.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 35 46.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 9.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Galong (State Suburbs), 46.1% were couple families with children, 44.7% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Galong (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,600 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Galong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,600.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 19 25.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 13.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 12.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 21.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 12.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Galong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 13.5% 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 112 77.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 22.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Galong (State Suburbs), 77.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 112 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 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 Galong (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 16.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 45 39.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 43 38.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.7 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Galong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 39.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 54 47.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 20.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 25.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Galong (State Suburbs), 47.8% were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 77 68.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 29.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Galong (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Galong (State Suburbs), 41.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 50 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,261 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 6 5.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 30 27.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 48 43.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 23.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Galong (State Suburbs), 27.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Galong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Galong (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Galong % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Galong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

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

In Galong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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