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Young (A)

Code LGA18750 (LGA)
People 12,236
Male 5,969
Female 6,267
Median age 40
Families 3,225
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,512
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $808
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,257
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,236 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,969 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,267 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 377 3.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,236 people in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 926 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 856 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 927 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 830 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 576 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 556 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 619 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 749 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 793 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 816 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 779 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 751 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 841 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 637 5.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 538 4.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 389 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 328 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 323 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,761 50.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 337 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 798 8.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 789 8.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,846 29.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,273 50.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 819 9.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,338 39.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 253 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 780 21.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 299 8.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 541 15.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 338 9.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 311 8.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 126 3.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 37 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 881 24.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,606 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 10,777 88.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 882 7.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 526 4.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 355 3.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,561 84.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,052 57.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,648 30.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 308 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 333 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,341 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,341 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Young (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 625 12.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 460 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 560 11.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 841 16.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,214 44.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 439 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 995 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 808 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Young (A) (Local Government Areas) was $439.

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

Unpaid work Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,467 67.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,758 28.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,184 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,068 21.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,790 18.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,182 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,269 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,227 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 Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% 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 Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,293 40.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,330 41.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 558 17.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 43 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.3% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Young (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 Young (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 Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,461 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,762 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,762 and those without children was $1,461.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 493 18.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 92 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 568 21.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 354 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 147 5.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 608 23.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 155 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 206 7.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,572 86.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 731 13.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,144 90.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 181 4.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 215 4.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 27 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.6% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 120 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 750 16.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,998 43.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,577 34.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 108 2.4 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,803 39.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,315 28.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,263 27.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 51 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 141 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.4% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,175 69.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,297 28.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 102 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.6% 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 Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 363 7.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,653 36.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,567 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 819 17.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 170 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 377 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 174 46.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 203 53.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Young (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 377 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 174 (or 46.2%) were male and 203 (or 53.8%) 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 Young (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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), 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 $650.

Mortgage and rent Young (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Young (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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