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West Pymble

Code SSC12476 (SSC)
People 5,151
Male 2,500
Female 2,651
Median age 39
Families 1,395
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,760
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,512
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $618
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,151 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,500 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,651 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,151 people in West Pymble (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 360 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 467 9.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 484 9.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 384 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 247 4.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 153 3.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 178 3.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 333 6.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 462 9.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 445 8.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 357 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 271 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 262 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 189 3.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 164 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 121 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 143 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 132 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in West Pymble (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.6% of the population.

Registered marital status West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,385 62.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 53 1.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 196 5.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 227 5.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 978 25.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in West Pymble (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.1% were married and 6.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in West Pymble (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,268 61.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 134 3.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,274 34.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in West Pymble (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 142 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 454 24.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 136 7.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 77 4.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 214 11.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 103 5.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 181 9.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 4.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 318 17.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 37 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 130 6.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,873 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In West Pymble (State Suburbs) 36.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.7% were in primary school, 26.6% in secondary school and 21.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,599 69.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,819 36.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 482 9.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 361 7.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,340 46.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), 46.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,446 57.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 835 32.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 141 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 117 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,539 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,539 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Pymble (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 311 12.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 291 12.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 236 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 224 9.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,223 50.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in West Pymble (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status West Pymble % 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 West Pymble (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 787 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,652 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,512 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Pymble (State Suburbs) was $787.

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

Unpaid work West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,141 81.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,387 36.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 477 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,070 27.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.1% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,009 26.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,107 28.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 589 15.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 436 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Pymble (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 373 26.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 859 61.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 149 10.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in West Pymble (State Suburbs), 61.6% were couple families with children, 26.8% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In West Pymble (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,881 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,251 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,251 and those without children was $2,881.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 220 17.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 45 3.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 364 29.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 226 18.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 5.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 175 14.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 65 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 76 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 29.5% 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 West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,646 94.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 90 5.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,591 96.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 2.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 22 1.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in West Pymble (State Suburbs), 96.5% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 93 5.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 650 39.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 863 52.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 0.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 39.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 710 43.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 733 44.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 166 10.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in West Pymble (State Suburbs), 43.1% were owned outright, 44.5% were owned with a mortgage and 10.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,369 83.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 256 15.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.1% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 31.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), 11.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 31.7% 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 West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 618 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
None 69 4.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 435 26.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 810 49.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 309 18.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 1.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 West Pymble % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in West Pymble (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 55.6%) were male and 4 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics West Pymble % 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 4.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In West Pymble (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent West Pymble % 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 West Pymble (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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