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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Medowie

Code SSC11504 (SSC)
People 8,843
Male 4,368
Female 4,475
Median age 34
Families 2,536
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,109
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,501
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,777
Median weekly rent $265
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,843 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,368 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,475 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 276 3.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,843 people in Medowie (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 739 8.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 758 8.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 701 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 622 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 484 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 579 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 571 6.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 726 8.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 662 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 690 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 559 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 481 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 460 5.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 366 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 210 2.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 1.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 69 0.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Medowie (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,885 58.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 175 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 492 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 178 2.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,912 28.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Medowie (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Medowie (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,547 58.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 698 11.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,848 30.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Medowie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Medowie (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 230 8.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 809 28.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 3.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 96 3.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 487 17.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 87 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 102 3.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 212 7.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 256 9.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 60 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 399 14.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,827 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Medowie (State Suburbs) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.2% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,717 87.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,080 12.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 608 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 455 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,323 74.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Medowie (State Suburbs), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,777 61.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,223 27.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 266 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 221 4.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,487 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,487 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Medowie (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 412 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 394 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 412 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 880 20.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,899 44.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Medowie (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Medowie (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 644 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,618 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,501 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Medowie (State Suburbs) was $644.

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

Unpaid work Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,176 77.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,506 37.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 755 11.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,096 16.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Medowie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.7% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,419 21.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,878 28.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 995 15.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 881 13.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Medowie (State Suburbs), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 884 34.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,302 51.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 335 13.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 0.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Medowie (State Suburbs), 51.3% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

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

In Medowie (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,150 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,282 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Medowie (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,282 and those without children was $2,150.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 493 22.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 58 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 509 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 420 19.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 90 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 333 15.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 143 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Medowie (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,879 95.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 148 4.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Medowie (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,821 98.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 0.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 34 1.2 465,189 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 Medowie (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 100 3.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,051 36.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,683 58.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Medowie (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 3.5% had 2 bedrooms and 36.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 771 26.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,411 49.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 647 22.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Medowie (State Suburbs), 26.8% were owned outright, 49.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,473 85.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 366 12.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 1.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Medowie (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.9% were family households, 12.7% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Medowie (State Suburbs), 13.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.6% 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 Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,777 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
None 45 1.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 734 25.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,331 46.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 722 25.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 1.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Medowie (State Suburbs), 25.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.1% 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 Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 274 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 130 47.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 144 52.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Medowie (State Suburbs), there were 274 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 130 (or 47.4%) were male and 144 (or 52.6%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Medowie % 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,519 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Medowie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,519.

Mortgage and rent Medowie % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Medowie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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