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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Hurstville

Code SSC11148 (SSC)
People 26,040
Male 12,604
Female 13,436
Median age 32
Families 7,038
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 9,501
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,137
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 26,040 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,604 48.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 13,436 51.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 26,040 people in Hurstville (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,531 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,200 4.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,352 5.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,454 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,719 10.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,321 12.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,271 8.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,798 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,657 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,732 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,633 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,308 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,094 4.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 821 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 704 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 619 2.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 376 1.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 449 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,336 51.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 461 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,406 6.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 976 4.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,780 35.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hurstville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,049 48.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 995 4.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,691 46.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 289 3.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,212 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 229 2.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 125 1.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,153 13.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 191 2.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 182 2.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 824 9.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,544 29.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 357 4.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,475 17.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,581 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hurstville (State Suburbs) 32.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.3% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 39.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,223 31.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 20,636 83.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 755 3.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 501 2.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,748 11.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), 11.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 83.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,555 58.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,491 27.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 682 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,106 8.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,834 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,834 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hurstville (State Suburbs). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,062 9.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,372 11.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,061 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,836 24.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,717 40.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hurstville (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,182 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,137 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hurstville (State Suburbs) was $430.

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

Unpaid work Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,601 57.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,254 23.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,125 9.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,191 10.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,639 21.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,415 20.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,938 8.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,609 7.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hurstville (State Suburbs), 20.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,402 34.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,236 46.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,181 16.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 221 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hurstville (State Suburbs), 46.0% were couple families with children, 34.1% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hurstville % 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 Hurstville (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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,769 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,070 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,070 and those without children was $1,769.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,202 21.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 248 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 824 14.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,115 19.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 395 7.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,216 21.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 309 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 329 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 14.6% 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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,749 95.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 437 4.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,329 38.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 681 7.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,727 54.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hurstville (State Suburbs), 38.1% were separate houses, 7.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 54.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 86 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 503 5.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,551 40.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,896 33.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,534 17.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 179 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 40.6% had 2 bedrooms and 33.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,430 27.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,621 30.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,401 38.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 65 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 232 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hurstville (State Suburbs), 27.8% were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 38.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 6,594 75.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,512 17.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 642 7.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.4% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 7.3% were group households.

Household income Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), 26.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.9 -- 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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,801 20.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,017 45.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,028 23.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 654 7.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 250 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), 45.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.5% 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 Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 79 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 44.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 44 55.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hurstville (State Suburbs), there were 79 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 44.3%) were male and 44 (or 55.7%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hurstville % 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 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,399 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,399.

Mortgage and rent Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 379 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,708 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hurstville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $379 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,708.

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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