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Broken Head

Code SSC10348 (SSC)
People 225
Male 125
Female 100
Median age 48
Families 61
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 144
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,273
Median monthly mortgage repayments $672
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 225 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 125 55.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 100 44.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 225 people in Broken Head (State Suburbs) of these 55.6% were male and 44.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 9 4.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 3.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5 2.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 7.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 9.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11 4.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 17 7.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 8.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 12.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 7.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 6.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 4.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Broken Head (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 78 40.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 24 12.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 6.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 73 38.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Broken Head (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.8% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 37 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Broken Head (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 37 years.

Social marital status Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 73 41.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 32 18.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 70 40.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 58 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Broken Head (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 58 years.

Education Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 8 14.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 28.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 5.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 12.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 5.3 109,409 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 0 0.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 15.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11 19.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 57 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Broken Head (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 17.2% in secondary school and 19.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 175 77.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 45 21.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 136 64.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), 64.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 48 39.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 55 45.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 9.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 122 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 122 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Broken Head (State Suburbs). Of these 39.3% were employed full time, 45.1% were employed part-time and 9.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 20 17.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 18.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 14 12.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 10.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 36 31.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Broken Head (State Suburbs), 17.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 18.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Broken Head (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,024 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,273 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Broken Head (State Suburbs) was $530.

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

Unpaid work Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 158 81.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 49 25.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 24 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 42 21.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 23.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 69 36.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 25 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 15 7.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Broken Head (State Suburbs), 36.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 52.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 25 41.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 6.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Broken Head (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 52.5% were couple families without children and 6.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Broken Head (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,166 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,166 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 17.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 10.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 19.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 8.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 8.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 12.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 12.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 10.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 10.5% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 93 74.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 25.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), 74.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 78 83.0 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 8 8.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Broken Head (State Suburbs), 83.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 3.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 12.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 27.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 38 40.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 13 13.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.6% had 1 bedroom, 27.4% had 2 bedrooms and 40.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 49.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 18 19.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 22 23.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 4.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Broken Head (State Suburbs), 49.5% were owned outright, 19.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 57 61.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 28 30.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 8.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.3% were family households, 30.1% were single person households and 8.6% were group households.

Household income Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), 21.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 672 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5 5.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 30 32.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 36 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 22 23.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.7% 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 Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Broken Head (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

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

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

Mortgage and rent Broken Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Broken Head (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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