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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Pyrmont

Code SSC11923 (SSC)
People 11,618
Male 5,911
Female 5,707
Median age 32
Families 2,870
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 6,224
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,186
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,704
Median weekly rent $577
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 11,618 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,911 50.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,707 49.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 0.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,618 people in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 537 4.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 289 2.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 189 1.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 251 2.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,011 8.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,217 19.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,035 17.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,234 10.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 807 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 643 5.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 634 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 557 4.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 504 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 329 2.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 178 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 0.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 67 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 33 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,858 36.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 279 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 822 7.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 166 1.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,472 51.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.4% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,159 34.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,570 17.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,385 48.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 90 2.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 210 6.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 28 0.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 64 1.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 93 2.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 44 1.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 1.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 328 9.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 820 24.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 297 8.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,337 39.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,357 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 9.0% were in primary school, 5.5% in secondary school and 34.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,593 39.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,656 65.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 547 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 427 4.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,616 25.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 25.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,382 72.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,372 18.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 300 4.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 379 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,433 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,433 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pyrmont (State Suburbs). Of these 72.4% were employed full time, 18.5% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 381 5.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 552 7.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 446 6.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,066 15.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,319 61.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 5.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,095 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,528 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,186 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pyrmont (State Suburbs) was $1,095.

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

Unpaid work Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,955 65.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,542 14.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 630 5.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,387 13.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.5% provided care for children and 5.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,326 31.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,545 24.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 664 6.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 421 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 Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.3% 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,764 61.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 680 23.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 314 10.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 111 3.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 23.7% were couple families with children, 61.5% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,201 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,222 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,222 and those without children was $3,201.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 949 38.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 93 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 361 14.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 426 17.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 99 4.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 213 8.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 123 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 182 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), of couple families, 38.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 14.8% 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,016 89.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 572 10.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12 0.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 284 5.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,695 93.6 465,189 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 Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 0.2% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 93.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 52 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,215 24.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,558 51.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,056 21.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 67 1.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 24.2% had 1 bedroom, 51.0% had 2 bedrooms and 21.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 725 14.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,142 22.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,044 60.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 25 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 80 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 14.5% were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 60.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,833 56.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,518 30.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 665 13.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.5% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 13.3% were group households.

Household income Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.5% 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 577 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.5 -- 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,704 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,405 28.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,624 52.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 799 15.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 99 2.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 91 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), 52.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 15.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.0% 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 Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 104 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 45.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 57 54.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pyrmont (State Suburbs), there were 104 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 45.2%) were male and 57 (or 54.8%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pyrmont % 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 2.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,208 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,208.

Mortgage and rent Pyrmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 9,999 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Pyrmont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $9,999.

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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