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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW)

Code SSC12612 (SSC)
People 916
Male 463
Female 453
Median age 35
Families 263
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 312
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,794
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 916 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 463 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 453 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 916 people in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 68 7.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 59 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 81 8.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 85 9.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 46 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 51 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 68 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 94 10.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 10.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 44 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 22 2.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 1.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 411 58.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 43 6.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 2.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 216 30.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.1% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 53 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 401 59.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 8.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 211 31.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 24 8.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 19.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 8.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 51 17.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 8.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 2.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 11.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 40 13.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 3.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 4.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 298 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 27.9% in secondary school and 23.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 809 88.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 148 16.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 84 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 5.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 605 68.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 68.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 320 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 168 31.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 37 6.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 3.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 542 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 542 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 56 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 52 9.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 61 11.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 63 12.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 253 48.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 729 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,937 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,794 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $729.

Travel to work, top responses Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 555 78.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 248 35.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 75 10.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 121 17.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.0% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 146 20.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 229 32.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 92 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 85 12.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 32.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 80 30.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 154 58.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 29 11.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 58.6% were couple families with children, 30.4% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs) 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,343 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,437 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,437 and those without children was $2,343.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 51 21.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 77 32.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 13.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 10.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 8.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 32.6% 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 Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 294 95.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 4.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 287 98.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4 1.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 109 37.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 170 58.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 1.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 83 28.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 173 59.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 9.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.3% were owned outright, 59.0% were owned with a mortgage and 9.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 263 89.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 10.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 89.8% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.8% 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 Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5 1.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 60 20.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 114 38.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 111 37.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.9% 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 Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 30.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 70.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 30.0%) were male and 7 (or 70.0%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,983 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,983.

Mortgage and rent Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - 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 2,275 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Yellow Rock (Blue Mountains - 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 $2,275.

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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