2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Belmont (NSW)

Code SSC10164 (SSC)
People 6,420
Male 3,064
Female 3,356
Median age 46
Families 1,767
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,009
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $860
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $233
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,420 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,064 47.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,356 52.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 115 1.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,420 people in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 333 5.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 350 5.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 385 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 423 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 325 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 251 3.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 275 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 364 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 434 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 499 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 429 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 417 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 438 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 365 5.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 325 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 300 4.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 265 4.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 241 3.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,668 49.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 181 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 578 10.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 474 8.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,449 27.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.9% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,483 50.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 293 6.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,137 43.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 113 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 355 20.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 52 3.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 54 3.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 295 17.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 59 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 74 4.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 126 7.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 157 9.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 407 23.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,710 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,556 86.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 722 12.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 407 6.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 259 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,652 77.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 77.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,577 56.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 883 31.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 173 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 166 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,799 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,799 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.3% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 325 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 300 11.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 254 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 441 16.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,142 43.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,287 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 860 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $479.

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

Unpaid work Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,721 69.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,467 27.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 697 13.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 756 14.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,016 19.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,398 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 729 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 578 10.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 770 43.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 655 37.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 317 18.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 37.1% were couple families with children, 43.6% were couple families without children and 18.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,099 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,452 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,452 and those without children was $2,099.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 232 16.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 301 21.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 161 11.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 72 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 441 31.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 75 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 7.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,698 92.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 226 7.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,921 71.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 230 8.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 419 15.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 125 4.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 71.2% were separate houses, 8.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 274 10.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 768 28.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 915 33.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 668 24.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 67 2.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.5% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,097 40.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 661 24.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 816 30.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 88 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.7% were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,735 64.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 896 33.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 65 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.5% 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 Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 233 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 344 12.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,043 38.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 843 31.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 346 12.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 119 4.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 118 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 42.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 68 57.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 118 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 42.4%) were male and 68 (or 57.6%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belmont (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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Belmont (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Belmont (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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