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St Leonards (NSW)

Code SSC12149 (SSC)
People 4,467
Male 2,257
Female 2,210
Median age 32
Families 1,160
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 2,493
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $2,212
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,467 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,257 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,210 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,467 people in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 246 5.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 105 2.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 69 1.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 106 2.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 375 8.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 906 20.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 920 20.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 533 11.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 321 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 200 4.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 181 4.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 169 3.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 127 2.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 85 1.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 47 1.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 0.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.7% of the population.

Registered marital status St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,732 42.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 85 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 262 6.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 51 1.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,917 47.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.8% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,458 40.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 511 14.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,614 45.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 36 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 52 4.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 89 7.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 0.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 3.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 1.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 6.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 390 34.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 43 3.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 393 34.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,139 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) 25.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 9.8% were in primary school, 6.8% in secondary school and 40.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,525 34.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,891 71.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 177 4.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 159 3.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 808 20.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 71.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,357 77.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 435 14.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 123 4.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 120 4.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,035 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,035 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 77.7% were employed full time, 14.3% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 132 4.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 162 5.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 145 5.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 454 15.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,900 65.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 4.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 32 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,228 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,595 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,212 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $1,228.

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

Unpaid work St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,839 70.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 612 15.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 208 5.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 600 14.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.1% provided care for children and 5.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,375 34.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,029 25.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 281 6.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 152 3.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 709 61.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 301 25.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 91 7.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 59 5.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.9% were couple families with children, 61.1% were couple families without children and 7.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,158 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,227 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,227 and those without children was $3,158.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 427 42.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 13.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 211 20.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 2.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 6.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 61 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 64 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 42.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 13.3% 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 St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,086 92.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 171 7.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 110 5.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 39 1.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,927 92.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 5.3% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 92.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 96 4.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 770 36.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 795 38.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 353 16.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 60 2.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 0.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 36.9% had 1 bedroom, 38.1% had 2 bedrooms and 16.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.8. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 293 14.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 518 24.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,245 59.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.1% were owned outright, 24.9% were owned with a mortgage and 59.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,151 55.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 752 36.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 181 8.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.2% were family households, 36.1% were single person households and 8.7% were group households.

Household income St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.7% 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 St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.1 -- 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 St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 615 29.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,129 54.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 287 13.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 32 1.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 1.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), 54.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 13.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.5% 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 St Leonards (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) 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 St Leonards (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 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

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

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

In St Leonards (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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