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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Vaucluse

Code SSC12369 (SSC)
People 9,051
Male 4,386
Female 4,665
Median age 39
Families 2,358
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,577
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,425
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,250
Median weekly rent $531
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,051 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,386 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,665 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,051 people in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 595 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 608 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 691 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 722 8.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 469 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 390 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 507 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 613 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 657 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 714 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 685 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 522 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 518 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 417 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 277 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 232 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 191 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 243 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,931 54.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 142 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 445 6.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 345 4.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,291 32.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.9% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,546 55.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 436 6.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,362 37.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 191 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 205 6.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 141 4.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 430 13.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 2.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 176 5.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 586 18.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 89 2.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 510 15.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 61 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 745 23.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,216 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs) 35.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 18.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,164 57.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,329 51.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 755 9.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 560 6.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,699 32.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 32.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,589 59.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,333 30.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 241 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 165 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,328 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,328 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Vaucluse (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 538 12.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 421 10.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 374 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 391 9.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,191 52.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 941 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,727 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,425 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Vaucluse (State Suburbs) was $941.

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

Unpaid work Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,895 68.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,190 30.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 790 11.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,647 23.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.6% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,849 25.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,759 24.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 715 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 572 8.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 773 32.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,283 54.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 262 11.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 42 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 54.4% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,118 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,291 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,291 and those without children was $3,118.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 453 22.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 117 5.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 451 22.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 377 18.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 100 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 270 13.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 131 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 152 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,058 90.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 328 9.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,579 51.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 387 12.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,077 35.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 51.6% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 124 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 879 28.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 795 26.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,201 39.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 54 1.8 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 28.8% had 2 bedrooms and 26.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,261 41.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 903 29.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 796 26.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 84 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 41.2% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,328 76.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 627 20.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 101 3.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.2% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 11.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 32.7% 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 Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 531 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
None 200 6.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,014 33.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,221 40.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 534 17.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 87 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), 33.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% 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 Vaucluse % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 14.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 85.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Vaucluse (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 14.3%) were male and 24 (or 85.7%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Vaucluse % 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 2.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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

In Vaucluse (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $673 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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