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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Killara (NSW)

Code SSC11244 (SSC)
People 9,284
Male 4,352
Female 4,932
Median age 41
Families 2,483
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,621
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,508
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,300
Median weekly rent $580
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,284 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,352 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,932 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,284 people in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 408 4.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 587 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 788 8.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 803 8.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 575 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 402 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 400 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 436 4.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 692 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 782 8.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 692 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 579 6.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 496 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 393 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 307 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 259 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 273 2.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 412 4.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,379 58.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 112 1.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 348 4.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 544 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,123 28.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.3% were married and 6.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,986 58.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 198 2.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,647 38.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 146 4.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 552 16.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 66 2.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 266 7.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 418 12.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 95 2.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 410 12.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 133 3.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 709 21.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 77 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 508 15.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,380 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) 36.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.1% were in primary school, 27.2% in secondary school and 25.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,502 59.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,200 47.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 680 7.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 544 6.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,439 38.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,567 58.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,392 31.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 215 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 208 4.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,382 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,382 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 586 14.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 426 10.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 378 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 420 10.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,150 51.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 841 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,729 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,508 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $841.

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

Unpaid work Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,541 73.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,189 29.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 925 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,053 27.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,861 24.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,866 24.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,002 13.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 817 10.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 780 31.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,384 55.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 280 11.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 55.8% were couple families with children, 31.4% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,173 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,605 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,605 and those without children was $3,173.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 417 19.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 80 3.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 450 20.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 433 20.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 149 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 370 17.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 107 4.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 160 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,107 88.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 389 11.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,049 65.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 1.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,003 32.3 465,189 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 Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 65.9% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 114 3.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 551 17.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 924 29.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,456 46.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 38 1.2 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 Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 29.7% 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,463 47.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 937 30.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 609 19.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 41 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.1% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,435 78.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 620 19.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 55 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 32.6% 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 580 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 149 4.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,110 35.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,306 42.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 493 15.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 1.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Killara (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 44.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 55.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 44.4%) were male and 10 (or 55.6%) 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 Killara (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 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 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 Killara (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 2.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Killara (NSW) % 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 Killara (NSW) (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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