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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Macquarie Park

Code SSC11437 (SSC)
People 6,143
Male 2,832
Female 3,311
Median age 30
Families 1,187
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 2,784
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,258
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,143 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,832 46.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,311 53.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,143 people in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 287 4.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 151 2.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 92 1.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 345 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,234 20.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 871 14.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 715 11.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 471 7.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 322 5.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 220 3.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 230 3.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 224 3.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 176 2.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 130 2.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 135 2.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 118 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 304 4.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,807 32.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 108 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 415 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 355 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,927 52.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.2% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 86 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) was 37 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,564 37.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 351 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,215 53.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 36 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) was 36 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 47 1.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 132 5.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 0.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 0.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 85 3.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 0.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 141 5.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,433 58.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 73 3.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 491 19.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,471 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) 40.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 6.8% were in primary school, 4.8% in secondary school and 63.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,229 36.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,807 69.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 224 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 195 3.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,249 22.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 22.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 69.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,980 62.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 719 22.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 141 4.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 345 10.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,185 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,185 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 10.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 306 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 245 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 169 6.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 596 21.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,382 48.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 27 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 27 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 552 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,675 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,258 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) was $552.

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

Unpaid work Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,298 58.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 848 15.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 391 7.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 993 17.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.1% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,394 24.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,319 23.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 357 6.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 227 4.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 599 50.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 383 32.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 155 13.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 4.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 32.3% were couple families with children, 50.5% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,391 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,359 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,359 and those without children was $2,391.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 315 32.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 11.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 207 21.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 53 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 141 14.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 60 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 11.8% 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 Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,389 92.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 207 8.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7 0.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 513 21.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,858 77.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 0.3% were separate houses, 21.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 77.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 368 15.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,543 64.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 374 15.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 47 2.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 15.4% had 1 bedroom, 64.6% had 2 bedrooms and 15.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 368 15.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 435 18.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,510 63.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 41 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 15.4% were owned outright, 18.2% were owned with a mortgage and 63.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,179 49.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 943 39.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 270 11.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.3% were family households, 39.4% were single person households and 11.3% were group households.

Household income Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 26.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.9% 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 Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.6 -- 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 Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 591 24.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,323 55.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 381 15.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 1.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 2.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), 55.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 15.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.8% 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 Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 45.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 11 55.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 45.0%) were male and 11 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macquarie Park % 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 1.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Macquarie Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 149 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Macquarie Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $149 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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