2011 Census QuickStats

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Blackwall (NSW)

Code SSC10241 (SSC)
People 1,738
Male 844
Female 894
Median age 45
Families 481
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 850
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $898
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,738 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 844 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 894 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 3.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,738 people in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 5.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 100 5.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 91 5.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 111 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 93 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 79 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 84 4.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 110 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 104 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 127 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 111 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 113 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 7.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 6.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 82 4.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 75 4.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 77 4.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 46 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 609 41.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 70 4.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 205 14.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 110 7.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 459 31.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.9% were married and 18.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 551 41.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 126 9.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 648 48.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 28 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 88 18.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 17 3.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 81 17.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 3.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 42 8.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 139 29.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 474 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,398 80.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 283 17.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 115 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 87 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,129 70.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 70.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 391 54.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 228 31.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 5.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 63 8.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 722 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 722 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 85 12.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 11.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 130 19.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 262 39.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,145 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 898 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $468.

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

Unpaid work Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,016 69.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 371 25.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 177 12.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 214 14.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 307 21.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 372 25.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 169 11.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 166 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 189 39.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 158 32.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 124 25.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 2.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 32.7% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 25.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,535 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,047 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,047 and those without children was $1,535.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 13.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 65 18.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 56 16.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 8.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 102 29.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 728 88.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 94 11.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 543 74.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 4.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 148 20.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 74.4% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 4.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 182 24.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 344 47.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 146 20.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 24.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 277 38.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 194 26.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 228 31.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.0% were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 31.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 478 65.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 232 31.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.7% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 88 12.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 336 46.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 214 29.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 9.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.6% 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 Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 43.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 36 56.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 43.8%) were male and 36 (or 56.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blackwall (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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,312 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Blackwall (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,030 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Blackwall (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,030.

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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