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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Karuah

Code SSC11212 (SSC)
People 1,327
Male 703
Female 624
Median age 48
Families 366
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 636
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $634
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $190
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,327 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 703 53.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 624 47.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 186 14.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,327 people in Karuah (State Suburbs) of these 53.0% were male and 47.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.0% of the population.

Age Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 4.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 64 4.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 74 5.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 87 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 56 4.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 47 3.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 48 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 58 4.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 76 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 102 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 83 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 103 7.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 111 8.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 126 9.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 111 8.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 70 5.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Karuah (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 554 49.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 124 11.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 86 7.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 318 28.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Karuah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Karuah (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 491 48.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 95 9.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 420 41.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Karuah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Karuah (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 18 5.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 71 21.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 4.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 53 16.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 3.9 109,409 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 24 7.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 4.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 3.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 111 33.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 331 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Karuah (State Suburbs) 24.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,104 83.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 158 12.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 64 5.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 5.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 947 76.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Karuah (State Suburbs), 76.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 256 54.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 145 30.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 47 9.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 474 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 474 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Karuah (State Suburbs). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 46 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 13.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 80 18.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 175 41.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Karuah (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 815 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 634 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Karuah (State Suburbs) was $353.

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

Unpaid work Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 742 66.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 247 22.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 145 12.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 207 18.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Karuah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.0% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 188 16.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 242 21.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 144 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 167 14.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Karuah (State Suburbs), 21.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 189 51.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 110 30.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 64 17.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Karuah (State Suburbs), 30.0% were couple families with children, 51.5% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Karuah (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,772 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Karuah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,772 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 11.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 1.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 56 19.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 12.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 118 40.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 5.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Karuah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 546 92.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 42 7.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Karuah (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 434 79.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 98 17.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Karuah (State Suburbs), 79.3% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 17.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 1.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 55 10.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 138 25.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 189 34.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 147 26.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Karuah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.0% had 1 bedroom, 25.2% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 258 47.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 134 24.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 126 23.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Karuah (State Suburbs), 47.3% were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 352 64.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 179 32.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Karuah (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 47.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Karuah (State Suburbs), 47.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 39 7.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 211 38.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 188 34.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 13.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 6.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Karuah (State Suburbs), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 185 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 90 48.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 95 51.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Karuah (State Suburbs), there were 185 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 90 (or 48.6%) were male and 95 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Karuah % 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Karuah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Karuah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Karuah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127.

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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