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Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW)

Code SSC10092 (SSC)
People 730
Male 366
Female 364
Median age 38
Families 211
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 295
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,359
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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People — demographics & education
People Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 730 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 366 50.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 364 49.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 2.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 730 people in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 47 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 48 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 44 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 60 8.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 43 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 57 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 45 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 58 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 59 8.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 61 8.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 25 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 314 53.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 2.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 50 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 5.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 181 30.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 292 54.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 52 9.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 196 36.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 13 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 39 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 7.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 4.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 14.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 5.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 7.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 8.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 38 19.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 194 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 638 87.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 81 11.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 48 7.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 39 5.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 519 75.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 228 60.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 105 27.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 5.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 378 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 378 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 9.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 34 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 76 21.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 160 45.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 573 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,536 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,359 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $573.

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

Unpaid work Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 453 76.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 188 31.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 80 13.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 97 16.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 127 21.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 154 26.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 97 16.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 74 12.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 40.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 89 42.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 34 16.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs) 13.3% of single parents were male and 86.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,916 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,229 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,229 and those without children was $1,916.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 38 21.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 27.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 28 15.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 2.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 39 22.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 2.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 264 90.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 27 9.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 261 98.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.5 465,189 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 25 9.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 134 50.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 37.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.5 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.5% had 2 bedrooms and 50.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 97 36.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 117 44.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 45 17.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.9% were owned outright, 44.5% were owned with a mortgage and 17.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 208 78.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 49 18.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 18.4% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 7 2.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 84 31.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 102 38.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 67 25.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.4% 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 Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 35.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 11 64.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 35.3%) were male and 11 (or 64.7%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - 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 1.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,133 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,133.

Mortgage and rent Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Balmoral (Lake Macquarie - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 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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