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Brookvale

Code SSC10355 (SSC)
People 2,589
Male 1,292
Female 1,297
Median age 36
Families 652
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,158
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,451
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $430
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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,589 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,292 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,297 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,589 people in Brookvale (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 198 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 98 3.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 115 4.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 112 4.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 174 6.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 257 9.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 290 11.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 239 9.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 203 7.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 190 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 178 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 123 4.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 106 4.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 2.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 61 2.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 78 3.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brookvale (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 856 39.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 85 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 252 11.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 138 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 847 38.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brookvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.3% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brookvale (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 736 38.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 268 14.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 909 47.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brookvale (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 50 7.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 99 14.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 17 2.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 80 11.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 28 4.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 77 11.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 119 17.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 3.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 186 26.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 696 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brookvale (State Suburbs) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.0% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 27.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,391 53.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,222 52.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 208 8.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 121 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 792 33.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), 33.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,003 67.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 328 22.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 76 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,478 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,478 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brookvale (State Suburbs). Of these 67.9% were employed full time, 22.2% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 94 6.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 118 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 120 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 276 19.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 727 51.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brookvale (State Suburbs), 6.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brookvale (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 727 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,864 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,451 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brookvale (State Suburbs) was $727.

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

Unpaid work Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,477 67.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 539 24.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 183 8.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 288 13.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 588 27.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 553 25.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 202 9.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 133 6.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brookvale (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 249 38.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 267 41.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 120 18.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brookvale (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Brookvale (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,238 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,418 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,418 and those without children was $2,238.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 166 32.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 119 23.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 14.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 51 9.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 44 8.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 4.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,003 90.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 103 9.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 275 27.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 285 28.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 431 43.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brookvale (State Suburbs), 27.4% were separate houses, 28.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 43.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 1.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 209 20.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 404 40.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 240 24.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 116 11.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 20.9% had 1 bedroom, 40.3% had 2 bedrooms and 24.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 207 20.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 344 34.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 425 42.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brookvale (State Suburbs), 20.6% were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 42.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 635 63.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 304 30.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 6.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 6.3% were group households.

Household income Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 430 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.5 -- 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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
None 133 13.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 455 45.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 305 30.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 7.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.3% 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 Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 75.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 25.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brookvale (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 75.0%) were male and 4 (or 25.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brookvale % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,583 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,583.

Mortgage and rent Brookvale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 650 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Brookvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $650 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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