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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Rose Bay (NSW)

Code SSC11991 (SSC)
People 9,401
Male 4,347
Female 5,054
Median age 37
Families 2,446
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,476
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,908
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,877
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,401 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,347 46.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,054 53.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,401 people in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 678 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 482 5.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 495 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 441 4.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 485 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 786 8.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 907 9.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 851 9.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 654 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 607 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 508 5.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 476 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 554 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 442 4.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 297 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 255 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 241 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 242 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,673 47.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 144 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 635 8.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 479 6.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,815 36.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.4% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,313 48.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 741 10.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,776 40.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 186 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 221 7.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 84 3.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 297 10.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 86 3.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 51 1.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 399 14.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 124 4.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 477 17.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 71 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 813 28.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,809 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.4% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,942 52.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,798 55.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 779 9.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 497 5.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,533 29.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,147 63.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,328 26.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 276 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 215 4.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,966 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,966 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.4% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 458 9.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 429 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 440 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 529 11.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,618 55.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 962 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,514 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,908 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $962.

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

Unpaid work Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,394 69.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,175 28.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 825 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,550 20.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,299 29.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,917 24.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 704 9.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 480 6.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,024 41.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,051 43.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 311 12.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 2.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,075 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,209 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,209 and those without children was $3,075.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 523 25.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 98 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 461 22.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 347 16.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 123 5.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 260 12.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 134 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 129 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,700 89.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 455 11.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 89.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 885 23.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 347 9.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,453 66.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 23.9% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 66.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 36 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 385 10.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,615 43.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 985 26.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 628 17.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.4% had 1 bedroom, 43.6% had 2 bedrooms and 26.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,130 30.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 900 24.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,535 41.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 47 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.5% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 41.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,428 65.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,057 28.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 217 5.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.6% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 5.9% were group households.

Household income Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.2% 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 Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.0 -- 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 Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,877 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 510 13.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,625 43.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,174 31.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 290 7.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 102 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.8% 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 Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 55.6%) were male and 8 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rose Bay (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 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 816 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $816.

Mortgage and rent Rose Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 501 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Rose Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $501 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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