2011 Census QuickStats

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Balgowlah

Code SSC10084 (SSC)
People 7,495
Male 3,553
Female 3,942
Median age 37
Families 2,079
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,268
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,912
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,836
Median weekly rent $490
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,495 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,553 47.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,942 52.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,495 people in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 685 9.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 548 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 398 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 331 4.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 329 4.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 439 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 600 8.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 759 10.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 623 8.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 581 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 421 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 381 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 368 4.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 333 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 237 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 167 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 159 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 136 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,001 51.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 147 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 552 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 267 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,898 32.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,772 51.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 655 12.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,962 36.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 220 9.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 467 20.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 99 4.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 67 3.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 162 7.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 145 6.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 86 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 154 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 348 15.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 64 2.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 449 19.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,261 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 22.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,928 65.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,586 36.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 665 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 515 7.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,266 46.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 46.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,425 61.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,195 30.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 203 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 137 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,960 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,960 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Balgowlah (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 407 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 401 10.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 383 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 451 11.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,977 51.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 903 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,439 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,912 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Balgowlah (State Suburbs) was $903.

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

Unpaid work Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,601 78.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,030 34.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 580 9.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,298 22.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.6% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,627 27.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,759 30.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 712 12.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 507 8.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 767 36.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 986 47.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 297 14.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 47.4% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 14.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,686 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,122 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,122 and those without children was $2,686.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 394 22.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 79 4.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 433 24.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 319 18.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 102 5.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 223 12.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 107 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 101 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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 Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,885 92.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 243 7.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,073 37.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 530 18.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,267 43.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 37.2% were separate houses, 18.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 43.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 194 6.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,112 38.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,064 36.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 476 16.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.7% had 1 bedroom, 38.5% had 2 bedrooms and 36.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 946 32.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 978 33.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 894 31.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 32.8% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,066 71.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 710 24.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 110 3.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.6% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 12.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.5% 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 Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 490 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,836 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 240 8.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,390 48.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,007 34.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 185 6.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 48.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.4% 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 Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 64.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 35.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Balgowlah (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 64.3%) were male and 10 (or 35.7%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Balgowlah % 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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,958 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,958.

Mortgage and rent Balgowlah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 277 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Balgowlah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $277 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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