2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Avalon (NSW)

Code SSC10073 (SSC)
People 10,602
Male 5,177
Female 5,425
Median age 43
Families 2,929
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,458
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,810
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $510
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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,602 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,177 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,425 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,602 people in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 634 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 781 7.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 815 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 704 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 459 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 331 3.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 376 3.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 605 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 789 7.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 914 8.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 881 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 806 7.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 765 7.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 563 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 364 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 285 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 241 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 288 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,742 56.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 212 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 770 9.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 474 5.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,177 26.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.6% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,259 56.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 665 8.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,604 34.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 238 7.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 843 25.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 115 3.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 121 3.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 480 14.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 166 5.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 218 6.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 236 7.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 337 10.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 67 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 462 14.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,283 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 26.3% in secondary school and 17.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,827 73.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,855 28.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,030 10.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 771 7.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,499 54.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 54.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,952 55.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,924 35.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 286 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 206 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,368 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,368 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 722 14.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 597 11.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 600 11.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 527 10.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,426 47.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 752 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,146 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,810 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $752.

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

Unpaid work Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,625 79.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,804 33.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,033 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,959 23.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.5% 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, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,080 24.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,388 28.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,300 15.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 858 10.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,065 36.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,489 50.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 358 12.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 0.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 50.9% were couple families with children, 36.4% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,323 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,801 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,801 and those without children was $2,323.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 438 17.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 140 5.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 646 25.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 380 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 184 7.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 420 16.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 142 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 206 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 25.3% 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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,670 84.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 651 15.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,980 81.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 247 6.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 436 11.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 81.2% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 145 4.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 591 16.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,376 37.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,497 40.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,497 40.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,383 37.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 696 19.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 25 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.8% were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,873 78.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 720 19.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 75 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.5% 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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 510 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 125 3.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,106 30.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,726 47.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 639 17.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 40.0%) were male and 21 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Avalon (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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,218 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,218.

Mortgage and rent Avalon (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 530 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Avalon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $530 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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