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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Galston

Code SSC10922 (SSC)
People 2,998
Male 1,471
Female 1,527
Median age 43
Families 814
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,118
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,588
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $320
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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,998 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,471 49.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,527 50.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,998 people in Galston (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 155 5.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 208 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 203 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 239 8.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 178 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 126 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 110 3.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 175 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 185 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 216 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 249 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 192 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 198 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 102 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 81 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 109 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 121 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Galston (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,387 57.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 166 6.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 175 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 653 26.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Galston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Galston (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,282 57.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 104 4.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 860 38.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Galston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Galston (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 49 5.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 183 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 32 3.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 4.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 108 11.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 3.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 91 10.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 82 9.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 137 15.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 142 15.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 912 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Galston (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 23.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,354 78.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 759 26.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 275 9.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 176 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,649 57.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Galston (State Suburbs), 57.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 919 59.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 501 32.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 84 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 2.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,542 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,542 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Galston (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 182 12.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 159 10.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 156 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 195 13.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 724 48.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Galston (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Galston (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 624 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,930 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,588 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Galston (State Suburbs) was $624.

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

Unpaid work Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,833 75.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 731 30.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 344 14.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 578 23.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Galston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 14.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 562 23.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 649 26.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 335 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 288 11.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Galston (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 280 34.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 427 52.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 99 12.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Galston (State Suburbs), 52.5% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Galston (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,234 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,709 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Galston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,709 and those without children was $2,234.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 137 19.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 4.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 194 27.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 102 14.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 130 18.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 37 5.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Galston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,006 92.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 82 7.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Galston (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 862 85.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 8.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 62 6.2 465,189 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 Galston (State Suburbs), 85.6% were separate houses, 8.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 112 11.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 324 32.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 517 51.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Galston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 425 42.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 378 37.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 133 13.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 48 4.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Galston (State Suburbs), 42.2% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 13.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 783 77.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 207 20.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Galston (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.7% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Galston (State Suburbs), 18.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.5% 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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
None 58 5.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 238 23.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 384 38.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 308 30.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Galston (State Suburbs), 23.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.6% 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 Galston % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 41.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 58.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Galston (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 41.7%) were male and 7 (or 58.3%) 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 Galston % 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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Galston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Galston % 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 Galston (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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