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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bowning

Code SSC10314 (SSC)
People 713
Male 361
Female 352
Median age 40
Families 203
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 302
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,235
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $70
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 713 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 361 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 352 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 3.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 713 people in Bowning (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 50 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 50 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 3.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 3.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 40 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 49 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 56 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 53 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 69 9.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 50 7.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 56 7.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 31 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 4.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bowning (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 298 53.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 55 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 20 3.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 161 29.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bowning (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bowning (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 264 52.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 72 14.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 168 33.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bowning (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bowning (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 9 4.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 43 20.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 56 26.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 4.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 27 12.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 6.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 40 18.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 212 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bowning (State Suburbs) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 31.1% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 598 84.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 9.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 32 4.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 45 6.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 520 78.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Bowning (State Suburbs), 78.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 236 61.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 109 28.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 8.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 2.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 386 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 386 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bowning (State Suburbs). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 35 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 60 15.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 173 45.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bowning (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bowning (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 618 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,384 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,235 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bowning (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

Unpaid work Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 425 76.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 159 28.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 58 10.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 161 29.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bowning (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 120 21.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 166 30.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 76 13.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 64 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bowning (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 89 43.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 87 42.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 13.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bowning (State Suburbs), 42.6% were couple families with children, 43.6% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Bowning (State Suburbs) 11.5% of single parents were male and 88.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bowning (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 42 23.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 25.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 17.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 4.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 10.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 7.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Bowning (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 251 86.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 14.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Bowning (State Suburbs), 86.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 244 97.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 2.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bowning (State Suburbs), 97.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 4.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 14.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 86 34.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 116 46.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bowning (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 34.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 36.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 105 42.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 18.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bowning (State Suburbs), 36.5% were owned outright, 42.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 200 80.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 43 17.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Bowning (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.6% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bowning (State Suburbs), 16.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 70 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
None 10 4.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 51 20.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 96 38.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 90 36.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Bowning (State Suburbs), 20.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.0% 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 Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 29.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 70.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bowning (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 29.4%) were male and 12 (or 70.6%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bowning % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bowning (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Bowning % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 70 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Bowning (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $70 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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