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Arncliffe

Code SSC10054 (SSC)
People 8,420
Male 4,236
Female 4,184
Median age 36
Families 2,130
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,978
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,251
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,277
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,420 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,236 50.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,184 49.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 70 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,420 people in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 566 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 534 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 480 5.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 546 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 584 6.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 703 8.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 632 7.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 622 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 606 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 569 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 496 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 464 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 419 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 295 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 296 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 233 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 182 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 196 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,300 48.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 290 4.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 518 7.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 397 5.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,333 34.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,004 48.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 379 6.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,755 44.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 137 5.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 445 16.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 3.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 71 2.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 369 13.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 96 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 200 7.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 406 14.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 102 3.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 759 27.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,731 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.4% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 22.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,362 51.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,215 67.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 549 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 296 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,670 21.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 21.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,268 59.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,025 27.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 274 7.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 230 6.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,797 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,797 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arncliffe (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 303 8.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 380 10.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 345 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 764 21.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,498 42.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,385 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,251 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arncliffe (State Suburbs) was $470.

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

Unpaid work Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,875 56.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,626 23.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 762 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 665 9.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,385 20.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,395 20.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 597 8.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 498 7.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 20.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 657 30.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,072 50.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 353 16.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 48 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 50.3% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,209 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,209.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 351 20.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 61 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 243 14.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 301 17.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 137 7.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 391 22.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 124 7.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 122 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 14.0% 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 Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,660 94.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 162 5.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,695 63.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 244 9.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 705 26.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 63.7% were separate houses, 9.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 149 5.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 772 29.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,071 40.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 559 21.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 87 3.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 29.0% had 2 bedrooms and 40.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 899 33.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 827 31.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 806 30.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 31.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,999 75.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 549 20.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 111 4.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.2% were family households, 20.6% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.1% 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 Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,277 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
None 407 15.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,094 41.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 743 28.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 297 11.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 117 4.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 72 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 37 51.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 48.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 37 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Arncliffe (State Suburbs), there were 72 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 37 (or 51.4%) were male and 35 (or 48.6%) were female. The median age was 37 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Arncliffe % 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Arncliffe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Arncliffe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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