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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Silverwater (Auburn - NSW)

Code SSC12079 (SSC)
People 3,162
Male 2,111
Female 1,051
Median age 32
Families 469
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 700
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,289
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,119
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,162 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,111 66.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,051 33.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 213 6.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,162 people in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 66.8% were male and 33.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.7% of the population.

Age Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 170 5.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 124 3.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 116 3.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 133 4.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 297 9.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 449 14.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 459 14.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 357 11.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 309 9.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 226 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 179 5.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 119 3.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 86 2.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 54 1.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 1.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,140 41.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 92 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 136 5.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 50 1.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,328 48.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.5% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 633 48.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 111 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 569 43.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 36 1.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 5.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 1.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 86 4.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 0.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 3.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 90 4.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,481 76.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,941 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) 61.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 7.3% were in primary school, 6.0% in secondary school and 7.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,691 53.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,201 71.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 109 6.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 3.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 315 18.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 18.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 71.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 584 66.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 187 21.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 57 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 56 6.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 884 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 884 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.1% were employed full time, 21.2% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 68 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 7.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 7.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 185 22.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 401 48.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 605 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,316 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,289 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $605.

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

Unpaid work Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 879 32.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 375 13.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 153 5.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 163 5.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 13.6% provided care for children and 5.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 5.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 354 12.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 301 11.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 112 4.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 111 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.1% 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 158 33.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 222 47.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 15.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 3.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.4% were couple families with children, 33.8% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs) 13.3% of single parents were male and 86.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,440 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $2,440.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 87 23.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 13.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 81 21.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 7.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 72 19.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 29 7.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 13.5% 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 604 90.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 64 9.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 263 43.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 32 5.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 307 50.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.5% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 50.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 242 39.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 258 42.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 67 11.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.2 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 39.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 110 18.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 215 35.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 267 44.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 18.2% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 44.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 446 74.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 120 19.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 6.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.0% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 18.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.3% 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.1 -- 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,119 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.0 -- 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 43 7.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 240 39.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 225 37.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 81 13.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 211 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 152 72.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 59 28.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 211 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 152 (or 72.0%) were male and 59 (or 28.0%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Silverwater (Auburn - 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 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 315 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Silverwater (Auburn - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 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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