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Berala

Code SSC10180 (SSC)
People 8,799
Male 4,392
Female 4,407
Median age 33
Families 2,280
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,974
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,012
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,755
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 8,799 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,392 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,407 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,799 people in Berala (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 631 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 576 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 579 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 607 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 722 8.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 763 8.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 659 7.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 559 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 535 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 618 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 616 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 540 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 420 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 237 2.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 244 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 211 2.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 139 1.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 143 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Berala (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,705 52.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 197 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 482 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 363 5.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,267 32.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Berala (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.8% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Berala (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,370 51.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 227 3.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,016 45.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Berala (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Berala (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 131 4.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 491 16.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 113 3.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 67 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 429 14.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 160 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 51 1.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 281 9.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 467 15.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 131 4.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 690 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,011 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Berala (State Suburbs) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.3% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 24.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,456 39.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,717 82.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 298 3.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 178 2.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 981 12.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Berala (State Suburbs), 12.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 82.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,171 58.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 981 26.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 225 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 369 9.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,746 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,746 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Berala (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 26.2% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 282 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 389 11.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 308 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 920 27.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,249 37.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Berala (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Berala (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 391 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,012 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Berala (State Suburbs) was $391.

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

Unpaid work Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,966 56.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,686 24.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 761 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 741 10.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Berala (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,400 20.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,376 19.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 613 8.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 574 8.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Berala (State Suburbs), 19.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 576 25.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,250 54.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 391 17.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 62 2.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Berala (State Suburbs), 54.8% were couple families with children, 25.3% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Berala (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,651 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,038 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berala (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,038 and those without children was $1,651.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 314 17.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 76 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 191 10.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 406 22.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 156 8.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 475 26.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 92 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 116 6.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Berala (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 10.5% 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 Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,727 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 145 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Berala (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,541 56.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 445 16.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 737 27.0 465,189 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 Berala (State Suburbs), 56.5% were separate houses, 16.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 94 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 893 32.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,048 38.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 604 22.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 2.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Berala (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 32.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 913 33.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 715 26.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 985 36.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 98 3.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Berala (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,143 78.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 470 17.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 111 4.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Berala (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berala (State Suburbs), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.9% 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 Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.0 -- 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 Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,755 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
None 444 16.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,085 39.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 783 28.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 294 10.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 118 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Berala (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.8% 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 Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 56.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 43.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Berala (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 56.5%) were male and 10 (or 43.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Berala % 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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 880 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Berala (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $880.

Mortgage and rent Berala % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,354 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Berala (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,354.

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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