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Young

Code UCL114033 (UCL)
People 6,960
Male 3,266
Female 3,694
Median age 38
Families 1,741
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,214
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $751
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,250
Median weekly rent $188
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,960 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,266 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,694 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 277 4.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,960 people in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 563 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 486 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 475 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 439 6.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 397 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 395 5.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 391 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 428 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 392 5.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 374 5.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 379 5.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 347 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 431 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 335 4.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 341 4.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 278 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 241 3.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 268 3.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,298 42.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 214 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 492 9.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 595 10.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,835 33.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,047 43.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 523 11.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,175 45.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 141 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 430 21.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 151 7.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 298 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 128 6.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 207 10.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 70 3.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 528 26.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,002 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,179 88.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 451 7.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 311 4.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 185 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,501 85.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,539 54.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 896 31.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 155 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 223 7.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,813 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,813 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Young (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 340 13.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 253 9.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 304 11.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 485 18.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,052 40.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 943 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 751 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) was $423.

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

Unpaid work Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,541 65.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,531 28.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 644 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,077 19.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% 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, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Young % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 998 18.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,211 22.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 684 12.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 649 11.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 667 38.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 645 37.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 405 23.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 23.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.5% of single parents were male and 86.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,428 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,746 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,746 and those without children was $1,428.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 198 15.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 52 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 264 20.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 194 14.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 80 6.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 363 27.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 72 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 87 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,730 88.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 364 11.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,323 85.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 173 6.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 215 7.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.1% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 81 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 549 20.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,299 47.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 715 26.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 2.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.1% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 942 34.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 707 25.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 959 35.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 35.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,723 63.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 931 34.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 2.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.1% were family households, 34.1% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 188 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Young % New South Wales % Australia %
None 327 12.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,205 44.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 818 30.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 266 9.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 278 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 129 46.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 149 53.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 278 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 129 (or 46.4%) were male and 149 (or 53.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Young % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 628 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $628.

Mortgage and rent Young % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Young (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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