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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Ultimo

Code SSC12343 (SSC)
People 7,111
Male 3,644
Female 3,467
Median age 27
Families 1,140
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 3,506
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,098
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,280
Median weekly rent $458
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,111 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,644 51.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,467 48.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 53 0.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,111 people in Ultimo (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 187 2.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 117 1.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 113 1.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 478 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,778 25.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,644 23.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 968 13.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 506 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 327 4.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 233 3.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 172 2.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 178 2.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 115 1.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 88 1.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 72 1.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 71 1.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 27 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ultimo (State Suburbs) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 5.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,584 23.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 81 1.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 322 4.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 99 1.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,613 68.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ultimo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 23.6% were married and 6.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 35 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 45 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ultimo (State Suburbs) was 35 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,101 23.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 697 14.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,997 62.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 23.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 36 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ultimo (State Suburbs) was 36 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 29 0.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 88 2.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 0.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 0.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 2.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 0.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 25 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 290 7.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,744 44.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 184 4.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,455 37.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,936 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ultimo (State Suburbs) 55.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 2.8% were in primary school, 3.1% in secondary school and 51.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,602 22.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,421 78.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 180 3.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 181 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 830 14.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), 14.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 78.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,036 57.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 982 27.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 166 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 384 10.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,568 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,568 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ultimo (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 10.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 325 10.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 432 13.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 220 6.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 555 17.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,483 46.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ultimo (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 31 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 26 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ultimo (State Suburbs) was 31 years and for people who were employed part-time was 26 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 487 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,559 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,098 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ultimo (State Suburbs) was $487.

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

Unpaid work Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,267 48.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 533 8.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 291 4.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 879 13.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 8.0% provided care for children and 4.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,711 25.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,134 16.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 266 4.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 157 2.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ultimo (State Suburbs), 16.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 694 60.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 232 20.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 117 10.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 97 8.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ultimo (State Suburbs), 20.4% were couple families with children, 60.9% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Ultimo (State Suburbs) 11.9% of single parents were male and 88.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,398 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,714 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,714 and those without children was $2,398.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 318 34.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 37 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 108 11.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 156 16.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 6.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 125 13.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 50 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 65 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 11.7% 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 Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,583 92.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 215 7.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 23 0.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 363 14.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,183 84.5 465,189 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 Ultimo (State Suburbs), 0.9% were separate houses, 14.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 84.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 170 6.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,029 39.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,001 38.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 259 10.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 75 2.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 50 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 39.8% had 1 bedroom, 38.7% had 2 bedrooms and 10.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.6. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 284 11.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 483 18.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,746 67.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 53 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ultimo (State Suburbs), 11.0% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 67.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,115 43.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,029 39.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 440 17.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), of all households, 43.2% were family households, 39.8% were single person households and 17.0% were group households.

Household income Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), 33.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 458 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 59.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 40.7 -- 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 Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,280 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,388 53.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 951 36.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 153 5.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 1.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 66 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 5.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.0% 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 Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 52 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 55.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 23 44.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ultimo (State Suburbs), there were 52 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 55.8%) were male and 23 (or 44.2%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ultimo % 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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Ultimo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 245 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,043 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Ultimo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,043.

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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