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Liverpool Plains (A)

Code LGA14920 (LGA)
People 7,480
Male 3,771
Female 3,709
Median age 44
Families 2,073
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,678
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $797
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,480 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,771 50.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,709 49.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 816 10.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,480 people in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.9% of the population.

Age Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 454 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 506 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 503 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 442 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 333 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 340 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 350 4.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 404 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 479 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 493 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 562 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 564 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 539 7.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 478 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 374 5.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 287 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 201 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 171 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,060 50.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 198 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 529 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 491 8.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,744 29.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,744 51.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 546 10.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,081 38.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 154 7.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 568 27.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 44 2.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 0.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 358 17.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 1.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 61 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 170 8.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 88 4.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 578 27.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,089 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,675 89.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 449 6.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 279 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 186 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,117 87.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,930 58.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 932 28.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 220 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 199 6.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,281 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,281 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 310 10.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 271 8.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 354 11.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 442 14.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,485 48.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Liverpool Plains (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 Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 433 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 988 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 797 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) was $433.

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

Unpaid work Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,079 67.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,470 24.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 771 12.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,583 26.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,049 17.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,353 22.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 799 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 878 14.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 946 45.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 745 35.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 346 16.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 39 1.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% were couple families with children, 45.6% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,496 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,777 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,777 and those without children was $1,496.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 335 19.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 336 19.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 240 14.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 93 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 404 23.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 98 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 117 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,951 82.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 627 17.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 82.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,824 95.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 1.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 53 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 0.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 95.8% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 86 2.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 492 16.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,466 49.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 841 28.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 2.0 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 Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% 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 Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,269 43.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 728 24.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 847 28.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,040 69.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 831 28.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 78 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.2% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Liverpool Plains (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 -- 94.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 214 7.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,037 35.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,014 34.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 589 20.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 96 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% 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 Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 816 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 398 48.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 418 51.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 816 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 398 (or 48.8%) were male and 418 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Liverpool Plains (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 781 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $781.

Mortgage and rent Liverpool Plains (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Liverpool Plains (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127.

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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