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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Girraween (NSW)

Code SSC10950 (SSC)
People 4,693
Male 2,337
Female 2,356
Median age 35
Families 1,298
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,713
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,315
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,150
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,693 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,337 49.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,356 50.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,693 people in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 377 8.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 374 8.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 314 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 257 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 241 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 302 6.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 415 8.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 428 9.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 329 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 318 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 322 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 202 4.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 242 5.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 166 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 148 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 107 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 53 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,086 57.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 104 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 258 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 198 5.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 986 27.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.4% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,983 57.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 141 4.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,329 38.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 85 5.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 355 24.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 65 4.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 218 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 4.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 128 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 195 13.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 41 2.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 268 18.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,461 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,094 44.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,153 71.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 206 4.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 101 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 969 21.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 71.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,432 65.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 504 23.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 106 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 146 6.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,188 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,188 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 65.4% were employed full time, 23.0% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 157 7.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 158 7.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 188 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 563 27.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 866 42.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 558 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,454 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,315 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $558.

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

Unpaid work Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,422 66.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,127 31.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 450 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 468 12.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 726 20.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 874 24.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 421 11.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 402 11.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 356 27.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 725 55.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 193 14.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 55.9% were couple families with children, 27.4% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,863 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,307 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,307 and those without children was $1,863.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 263 24.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 161 15.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 251 23.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 5.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 203 18.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 4.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 4.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 15.0% 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 Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,588 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 83 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 894 56.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 549 34.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 145 9.1 465,189 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 Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 56.3% were separate houses, 34.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 36 2.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 436 27.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 752 47.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 327 20.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 27.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 501 31.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 583 36.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 449 28.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.6% were owned outright, 36.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,229 77.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 326 20.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.3% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.7% 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 Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,150 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 161 10.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 708 44.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 498 31.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 179 11.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 42.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 57.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 42.3%) were male and 15 (or 57.7%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Girraween (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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Girraween (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Girraween (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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