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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Picton (NSW)

Code SSC11875 (SSC)
People 4,595
Male 2,276
Female 2,319
Median age 37
Families 1,244
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,700
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,488
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,595 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,276 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,319 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 108 2.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,595 people in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 374 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 336 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 364 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 357 7.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 280 6.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 190 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 238 5.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 340 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 384 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 345 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 351 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 275 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 251 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 182 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 133 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 94 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 61 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,910 54.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 128 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 276 7.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 157 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,051 29.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.2% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,798 55.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 256 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,207 37.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 114 7.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 291 20.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 106 7.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 73 5.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 15.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 71 4.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 4.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 124 8.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 225 15.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,438 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,847 83.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 814 18.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 393 9.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 227 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,937 67.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 67.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,436 60.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 674 28.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 162 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,359 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,359 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 225 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 206 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 236 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 365 16.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,072 47.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 637 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,745 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,488 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $637.

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

Unpaid work Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,640 75.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,185 33.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 411 11.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 635 18.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 754 21.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 981 27.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 504 14.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 400 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 404 32.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 650 52.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 179 14.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 52.3% were couple families with children, 32.5% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,067 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,452 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,452 and those without children was $2,067.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 227 21.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 295 28.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 157 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 4.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 155 14.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 76 7.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 64 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 28.0% 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 Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,538 93.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 112 6.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,387 90.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 76 4.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 61 4.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.3% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 53 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 177 11.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 508 33.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 773 50.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 1.7 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 33.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 443 28.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 736 47.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 319 20.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.8% were owned outright, 47.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,211 78.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 306 19.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.0% 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 Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 80 5.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 422 27.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 601 39.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 398 25.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 36 2.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.9% 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 Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 109 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 50.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 54 49.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 109 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 50.5%) were male and 54 (or 49.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Picton (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,550 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,550.

Mortgage and rent Picton (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,572 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Picton (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,572.

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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