2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Springwood (NSW)

Code SSC12138 (SSC)
People 8,437
Male 3,909
Female 4,528
Median age 43
Families 2,253
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,425
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,337
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,437 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,909 46.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,528 53.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 146 1.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,437 people in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 501 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 489 5.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 565 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 519 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 420 5.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 349 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 414 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 535 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 592 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 534 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 636 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 619 7.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 562 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 397 4.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 272 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 299 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 290 3.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 442 5.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,429 49.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 222 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 652 9.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 679 9.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,898 27.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,201 52.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 516 8.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,385 39.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 159 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 453 19.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 145 6.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 94 4.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 362 15.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 122 5.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 100 4.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 213 9.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 366 15.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 53 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 300 12.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,367 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 24.7% in secondary school and 24.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,823 80.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,801 22.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 807 10.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 510 6.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,970 61.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 61.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,414 58.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,324 31.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 229 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 177 4.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,144 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,144 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 473 11.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 421 10.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 433 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 686 17.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,731 43.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 610 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,772 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,337 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $610.

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

Unpaid work Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,366 78.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,107 30.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 896 13.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,626 23.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.6% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,506 21.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,987 28.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,074 15.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 800 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 859 38.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,032 45.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 336 14.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 45.8% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,255 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,503 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,503 and those without children was $2,255.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 398 21.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 86 4.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 484 25.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 271 14.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 95 5.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 354 18.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 110 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 97 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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 Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,133 92.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 239 7.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,654 84.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 400 12.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 75 2.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 84.7% were separate houses, 12.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 132 4.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 489 15.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,373 43.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,081 34.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 43.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,145 36.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,230 39.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 557 17.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 140 4.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 60 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.6% were owned outright, 39.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,210 70.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 844 27.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.6% 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 Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 274 8.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,157 36.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,171 37.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 454 14.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 77 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% 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 Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 145 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 47.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 76 52.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 145 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 47.6%) were male and 76 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Springwood (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,424 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,424.

Mortgage and rent Springwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 355 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,612 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Springwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $355 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,612.

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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