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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Oxley (ACT)

Code SSC80079 (SSC)
People 1,786
Male 883
Female 903
Median age 35
Families 502
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 645
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,923
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 1,786 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 883 49.4 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 903 50.6 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 2.6 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,786 people in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 5.9 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 107 6.0 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 7.2 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 182 10.2 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 170 9.5 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 106 5.9 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 99 5.6 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 113 6.3 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 6.1 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 165 9.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 145 8.1 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 135 7.6 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 113 6.3 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 41 2.3 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 1.4 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 1.2 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 0.7 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.3 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 678 46.8 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 2.8 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 138 9.5 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 34 2.3 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 558 38.5 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 632 46.7 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 115 8.5 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 607 44.8 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 22 3.9 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 90 16.1 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 4.5 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 4.8 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 97 17.4 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 8.9 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 5.5 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 9.5 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 74 13.2 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.6 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 81 14.5 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 559 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 32.0% in secondary school and 22.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,394 78.2 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 459 26.8 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 142 8.3 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 101 5.9 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,010 59.0 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 59.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 665 61.9 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 303 28.2 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 63 5.9 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 4.0 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,074 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,074 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 115 11.2 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 83 8.1 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 104 10.1 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 212 20.6 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 458 44.6 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 837 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,165 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,923 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) was $837.

Travel to work, top responses Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,140 78.6 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 403 27.8 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 172 11.9 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 301 20.7 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 376 25.9 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 465 32.1 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 198 13.7 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 98 6.8 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 32.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 136 27.1 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 247 49.2 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 108 21.5 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 2.2 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 49.2% were couple families with children, 27.1% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,345 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,080 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,080 and those without children was $2,345.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 121 31.6 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.4 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 89 23.2 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 9.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 4.7 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 13.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 32 8.4 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 6.5 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 608 95.9 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 26 4.1 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 538 88.6 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 10.9 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 62 10.2 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 267 44.1 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 271 44.8 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.8 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 10.2% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 171 28.2 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 245 40.4 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 183 30.2 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 0.7 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 28.2% were owned outright, 40.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 492 81.1 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 101 16.6 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.3 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.1% were family households, 16.6% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 10.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.6% 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 Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 8.0 -- 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 Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 7.8 -- 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 Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 20 3.3 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 184 30.4 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 242 39.9 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 152 25.1 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 1.3 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), 30.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.1% 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 Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 44 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 56.8 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 43.2 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), there were 44 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 56.8%) were male and 19 (or 43.2%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Oxley (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 139 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Oxley (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $139 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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