2011 Census QuickStats

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Ashford (NSW)

Code SSC10064 (SSC)
People 885
Male 442
Female 443
Median age 50
Families 236
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 445
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $669
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 885 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 442 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 443 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 95 10.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 885 people in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.7% of the population.

Age Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 66 7.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 60 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 44 5.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 2.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 3.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 48 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 56 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 42 4.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 80 9.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 82 9.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 72 8.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 53 6.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 52 5.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 4.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 347 49.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 45 6.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 68 9.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 182 25.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 316 50.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 73 11.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 233 37.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 9.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 85 34.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 58 23.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 2.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 57 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 249 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 785 88.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 67 8.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 29 3.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 32 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 708 84.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 84.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 171 50.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 104 31.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 7.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 37 11.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 336 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 336 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 50.9% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 11.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 34 11.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 12.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 13.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 139 46.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 337 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 739 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 669 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $337.

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

Unpaid work Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 460 65.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 172 24.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 100 14.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 140 20.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 14.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 126 18.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 140 20.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 85 12.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 108 15.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 111 47.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 85 36.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 37 15.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.0% were couple families with children, 47.0% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs) 23.7% of single parents were male and 76.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,312 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $1,312.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 27 13.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 4.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 44 21.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 11.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 67 33.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 6 3.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 21.8% 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 Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 338 78.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 95 21.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 78.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 318 94.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 3.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.1% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 4.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 57 16.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 145 42.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 106 31.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 3.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 169 50.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 72 21.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 76 22.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 4.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 50.1% were owned outright, 21.4% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 229 67.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 100 29.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 29.5% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 47.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.4% 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 Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 11 3.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 125 37.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 114 33.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 66 19.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 6.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.6% 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 Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 94 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 54.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 43 45.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 94 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 54.3%) were male and 43 (or 45.7%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ashford (NSW) % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 683 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $683.

Mortgage and rent Ashford (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Ashford (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $600.

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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