2011 Census QuickStats

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Burwood (NSW)

Code SSC10409 (SSC)
People 12,466
Male 6,070
Female 6,396
Median age 32
Families 3,016
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,750
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,185
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $421
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,466 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,070 48.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,396 51.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,466 people in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 536 4.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 431 3.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 521 4.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 730 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,598 12.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,776 14.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,051 8.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 797 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 712 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 763 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 788 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 596 4.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 545 4.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 344 2.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 356 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 335 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 290 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 298 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,860 44.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 222 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 699 6.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 506 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,693 42.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.3% were married and 8.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,142 41.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 509 5.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,289 53.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 120 2.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 370 8.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 121 2.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 50 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 379 8.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 139 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 148 3.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 367 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,583 35.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 221 4.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 974 21.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,472 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) 35.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.1% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 43.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,785 30.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,473 82.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 379 3.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 296 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,396 12.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 82.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,569 57.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,842 29.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 273 4.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 531 8.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,215 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,215 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 578 10.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 760 13.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 499 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,137 20.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,435 42.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,301 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,185 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $437.

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

Unpaid work Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,332 57.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,993 18.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,102 10.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,343 12.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.2% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,512 22.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,186 19.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 916 8.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 717 6.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,078 35.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,301 43.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 496 16.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 142 4.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.1% were couple families with children, 35.7% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,862 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,396 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,396 and those without children was $1,862.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 519 21.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 112 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 358 15.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 449 18.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 171 7.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 513 21.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 101 4.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 160 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 15.0% 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 Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,236 94.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 268 6.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,651 39.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 398 9.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,168 51.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.0% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 46 1.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 324 7.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,709 40.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,194 28.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 851 20.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 110 2.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.7% had 1 bedroom, 40.4% had 2 bedrooms and 28.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,288 30.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 841 19.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,935 45.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 142 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.4% were owned outright, 19.9% were owned with a mortgage and 45.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,858 67.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 911 21.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 467 11.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.5% were family households, 21.5% were single person households and 11.0% were group households.

Household income Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 421 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.6 -- 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 Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,119 26.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,807 42.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 857 20.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 283 6.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 168 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.7% 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 Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 48.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 51.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 48.3%) were male and 15 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burwood (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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 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 Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Burwood (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 315 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Burwood (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 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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