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Suffolk Park

Code SSC12172 (SSC)
People 3,468
Male 1,752
Female 1,716
Median age 39
Families 829
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,602
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,030
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,468 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,752 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,716 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 61 1.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,468 people in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 205 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 228 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 214 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 201 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 179 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 210 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 243 7.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 279 8.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 279 8.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 309 8.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 306 8.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 270 7.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 193 5.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 136 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 46 1.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 1.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,032 36.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 106 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 388 13.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 3.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,200 42.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.6% were married and 17.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 856 36.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 336 14.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,160 49.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 66 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 185 16.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 30 2.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 3.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 150 13.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 71 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 82 7.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 145 12.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 354 30.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,151 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,555 73.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 697 22.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 294 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 193 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,905 61.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 61.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 739 42.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 738 42.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 122 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 142 8.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,741 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,741 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs). Of these 42.4% were employed full time, 42.4% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 275 17.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 210 13.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 256 16.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 221 13.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 517 32.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 17.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 534 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,259 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,030 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) was $534.

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

Unpaid work Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,088 73.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 820 29.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 280 9.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 677 24.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 705 25.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 811 28.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 347 12.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 223 7.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 297 35.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 317 38.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 205 24.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 38.2% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 24.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,860 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,860 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 96 15.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 63 10.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 145 23.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 12.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 8.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 92 15.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 42 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 10.3% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,249 85.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 213 14.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 85.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 887 71.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 237 19.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 51 4.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 72 5.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 71.1% were separate houses, 19.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 5.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 66 5.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 160 12.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 645 51.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 340 27.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 12.8% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 351 28.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 408 32.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 446 35.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 28.1% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 815 65.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 304 24.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 128 10.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 10.3% were group households.

Household income Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 26.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.6 -- 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 Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 60 4.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 509 40.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 468 37.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 174 14.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 36 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 62 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 56.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 27 43.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), there were 62 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 56.5%) were male and 27 (or 43.5%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Suffolk Park % 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 1,312 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Suffolk Park (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 $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Suffolk Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 435 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,550 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Suffolk Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $435 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,550.

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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