2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Ashmont

Code SSC10066 (SSC)
People 4,024
Male 1,922
Female 2,102
Median age 31
Families 1,035
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,673
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $770
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $167
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,024 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,922 47.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,102 52.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 589 14.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,024 people in Ashmont (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.6% of the population.

Age Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 382 9.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 329 8.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 312 7.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 324 8.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 286 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 300 7.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 279 6.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 247 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 198 4.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 232 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 203 5.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 235 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 206 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 138 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 112 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 69 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 72 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashmont (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,062 35.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 148 4.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 312 10.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 179 6.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,303 43.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashmont (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.4% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashmont (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 956 35.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 347 13.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,373 51.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ashmont (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 78 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 273 21.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 101 7.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 196 15.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 52 4.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 0.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 114 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 94 7.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 341 26.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,297 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashmont (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,560 88.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 247 6.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 145 3.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 99 2.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,193 86.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), 86.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 905 55.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 452 27.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 160 9.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,619 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,619 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashmont (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 172 11.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 122 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 159 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 346 23.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 564 38.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashmont (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ashmont (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 443 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 908 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 770 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashmont (State Suburbs) was $443.

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

Unpaid work Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,925 64.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 890 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 371 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 411 13.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% 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, 13.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 527 17.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 705 23.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 348 11.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 348 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashmont (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 324 31.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 347 33.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 338 32.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 26 2.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashmont (State Suburbs), 33.5% were couple families with children, 31.3% were couple families without children and 32.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashmont % 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 Ashmont (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,685 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,699 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,699 and those without children was $1,685.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 135 20.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 134 20.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 101 15.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 152 22.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 52 7.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,505 91.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 133 8.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,279 85.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 221 14.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashmont (State Suburbs), 85.1% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 291 19.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 869 57.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 290 19.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 57.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 311 20.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 426 28.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 709 47.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 53 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashmont (State Suburbs), 20.7% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 47.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,020 67.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 424 28.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 58 3.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), 36.8% 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 Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 167 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
None 209 13.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 620 41.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 431 28.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 173 11.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 68 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 589 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 302 51.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 287 48.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashmont (State Suburbs), there were 589 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 302 (or 51.3%) were male and 287 (or 48.7%) 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 Ashmont % 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 615 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), 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 $615.

Mortgage and rent Ashmont % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 143 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Ashmont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $143 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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