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Ashtonfield

Code SSC10067 (SSC)
People 4,382
Male 2,177
Female 2,205
Median age 36
Families 1,254
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,535
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,827
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $333
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,382 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,177 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,205 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 1.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,382 people in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 321 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 374 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 362 8.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 326 7.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 243 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 217 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 274 6.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 341 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 349 8.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 320 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 344 7.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 284 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 225 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 148 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 101 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 64 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 49 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 41 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,021 60.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 94 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 223 6.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 117 3.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 865 26.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,891 60.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 270 8.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 962 30.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

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

Education Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 104 7.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 348 24.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 65 4.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 90 6.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 206 14.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 75 5.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 4.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 112 7.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 179 12.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 27 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 180 12.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,448 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,734 85.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 626 14.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 246 5.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 164 3.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,164 75.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 75.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,418 61.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 689 29.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 129 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,320 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,320 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 267 11.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 217 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 211 9.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 369 16.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,051 46.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 689 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,944 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,827 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) was $689.

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

Unpaid work Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,617 78.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,230 37.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 408 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 529 15.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.1% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 770 23.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 952 28.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 470 14.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 424 12.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 395 31.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 706 56.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 148 11.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 56.3% were couple families with children, 31.5% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs) 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,207 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,580 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,580 and those without children was $2,207.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 246 22.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 296 26.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 212 19.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 3.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 148 13.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 61 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,428 95.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 4.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,330 93.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 2.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 5.0 465,189 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 Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 93.1% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 42 2.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 438 30.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 928 64.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 2.9% had 2 bedrooms and 30.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 456 31.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 649 45.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 305 21.3 743,050 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 18 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 31.9% were owned outright, 45.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,224 85.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 186 13.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.7% were family households, 13.0% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 13.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.2% 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 Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 333 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 24 1.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 352 24.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 705 49.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 316 22.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 2.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), 24.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.1% 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 Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 85 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 37 43.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 56.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), there were 85 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 37 (or 43.5%) were male and 48 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ashtonfield % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,562 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,562.

Mortgage and rent Ashtonfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,210 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Ashtonfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,210.

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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