2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bensville

Code SSC10178 (SSC)
People 2,607
Male 1,296
Female 1,311
Median age 37
Families 731
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 890
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,606
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,607 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,296 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,311 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 1.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,607 people in Bensville (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 187 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 222 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 248 9.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 195 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 137 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 107 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 117 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 196 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 200 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 202 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 224 8.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 179 6.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 130 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 98 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 86 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 1.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bensville (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,204 61.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 5.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 2.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 534 27.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bensville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.7% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bensville (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,150 63.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 125 6.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 551 30.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bensville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bensville (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 68 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 189 21.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 61 7.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 45 5.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 122 14.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 56 6.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 5.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 60 6.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 92 10.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 124 14.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 874 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bensville (State Suburbs) 33.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 17.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,145 82.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 450 18.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 187 7.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 128 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,712 69.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bensville (State Suburbs), 69.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 719 54.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 459 34.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 88 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 66 5.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,332 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,332 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bensville (State Suburbs). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 161 12.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 154 12.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 145 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 208 16.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 514 40.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bensville (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bensville (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 617 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,718 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,606 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bensville (State Suburbs) was $617.

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

Unpaid work Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,561 79.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 696 35.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 215 11.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 370 19.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bensville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.7% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 428 21.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 583 29.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 306 15.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 242 12.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bensville (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 234 32.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 421 57.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 70 9.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bensville (State Suburbs), 57.5% were couple families with children, 32.0% were couple families without children and 9.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bensville (State Suburbs) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,922 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,299 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bensville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,299 and those without children was $1,922.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 113 17.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 195 29.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 105 16.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 97 14.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 49 7.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 40 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bensville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 29.7% 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 Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 812 93.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 60 6.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bensville (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 808 99.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Bensville (State Suburbs), 99.6% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 4.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 273 33.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 491 60.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.5 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bensville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 33.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 245 30.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 487 59.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 64 7.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bensville (State Suburbs), 30.1% were owned outright, 59.9% were owned with a mortgage and 7.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 715 87.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 90 11.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bensville (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.9% were family households, 11.1% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bensville (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.0% 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 Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 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 Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.8 -- 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 Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 15 1.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 188 23.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 388 47.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 200 24.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bensville (State Suburbs), 23.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% 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 Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bensville (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 55.6%) were male and 12 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bensville % 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 4.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bensville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Bensville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,894 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bensville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,894.

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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