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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bow Bowing

Code SSC10309 (SSC)
People 1,583
Male 770
Female 813
Median age 33
Families 430
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 512
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,549
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,583 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 770 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 813 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 1.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,583 people in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 111 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 129 8.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 114 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 139 8.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 104 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 114 7.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 97 6.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 132 8.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 139 8.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 141 8.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 105 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 76 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 1.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 1.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 0.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 644 52.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 4.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 87 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 38 3.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 406 33.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 614 52.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 79 6.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 481 41.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 26 5.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 111 21.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 6.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 3.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 90 17.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 9.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 7.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 59 11.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 3.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 64 12.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 511 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 28.4% in secondary school and 19.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,011 63.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 779 51.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 104 6.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 559 36.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 36.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 564 65.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 194 22.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 46 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 53 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 857 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 857 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs). Of these 65.8% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 8.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 61 7.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 61 7.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 190 23.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 371 46.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 668 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,596 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,549 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) was $668.

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

Unpaid work Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 869 70.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 388 31.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 133 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 144 11.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% 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, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 284 23.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 338 27.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 141 11.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 102 8.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 100 23.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 252 58.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 17.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 58.6% were couple families with children, 23.3% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,845 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,268 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,268 and those without children was $1,845.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 100 28.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 83 23.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 21.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 3.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 31 8.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 7.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 485 96.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 4.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 482 99.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.6 263,926 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 Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.6% 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3 0.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 253 52.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 224 46.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 0.6% had 2 bedrooms and 52.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 112 23.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 283 58.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 82 16.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 1.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 23.0% were owned outright, 58.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 409 84.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 70 14.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.0% were family households, 14.4% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 11.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.7% 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.0 -- 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
None 13 2.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 146 30.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 218 44.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 100 20.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 30.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 41.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 17 58.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 41.4%) were male and 17 (or 58.6%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bow Bowing % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Bow Bowing % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 338 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $338 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,900.

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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