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Hay (A)

Code LGA13850 (LGA)
People 2,956
Male 1,478
Female 1,478
Median age 43
Families 784
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,552
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $805
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,956 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,478 50.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,478 50.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 167 5.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,956 people in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 180 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 208 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 204 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 192 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 132 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 142 4.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 151 5.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 196 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 259 8.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 258 8.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 179 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 180 6.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 163 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 144 4.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 129 4.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 69 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 65 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,150 48.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 81 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 187 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 198 8.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 744 31.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,033 50.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 204 9.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 819 39.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 54 6.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 198 23.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 85 10.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 177 21.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 0.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 0.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 74 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 3.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 187 22.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 832 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,610 88.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 214 7.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 111 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 74 2.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,353 85.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 816 60.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 387 28.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 100 7.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,352 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,352 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 138 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 119 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 9.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 200 15.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 615 47.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 441 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 981 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 805 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) was $441.

Travel to work, top responses Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,514 64.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 603 25.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 311 13.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 675 28.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 390 16.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 540 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 280 11.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 304 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 328 41.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 316 40.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 132 16.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.3% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,271 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,758 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,758 and those without children was $1,271.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 131 20.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 119 18.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 79 12.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 4.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 147 22.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 40 6.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 69 10.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 18.5% 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 Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,166 79.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 296 20.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 79.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,075 92.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 75 6.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 2.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 222 19.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 508 43.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 374 32.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.7 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 452 38.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 296 25.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 364 31.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 3.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% were owned outright, 25.4% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 778 66.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 363 31.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 98 8.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 413 35.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 398 34.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 199 17.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 4.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.1% 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 Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 169 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 92 54.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 77 45.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 169 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 92 (or 54.4%) were male and 77 (or 45.6%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hay (A) % 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent Hay (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 760 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hay (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $760.

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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