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Cabramatta West

Code SSC10422 (SSC)
People 6,767
Male 3,305
Female 3,462
Median age 35
Families 1,764
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,045
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $916
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,767 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,305 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,462 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 56 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,767 people in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 418 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 511 7.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 519 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 574 8.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 447 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 462 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 386 5.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 465 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 511 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 504 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 488 7.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 335 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 293 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 190 2.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 180 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 243 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 145 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 96 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,465 46.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 203 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 465 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 341 6.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,842 34.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,240 44.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 136 2.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,640 52.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 107 4.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 492 20.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 79 3.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 474 20.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 69 2.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 36 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 196 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 279 11.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 61 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 557 23.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,364 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 24.5% in secondary school and 20.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,784 41.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,365 85.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 163 2.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 145 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 621 9.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 9.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 85.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,412 56.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 646 25.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 163 6.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 269 10.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,490 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,490 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 25.9% were employed part-time and 10.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 285 12.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 7.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 189 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 579 26.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 830 37.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 334 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 912 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 916 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) was $334.

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

Unpaid work Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,786 52.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,290 24.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 576 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 322 6.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 6.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,021 19.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 890 16.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 432 8.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 440 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 Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 16.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 375 21.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 831 47.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 525 29.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 1.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 21.2% were couple families without children and 29.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs) 12.2% of single parents were male and 87.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,827 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,827 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 167 13.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 37 3.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 127 10.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 237 19.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 412 34.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 64 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 82 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 10.5% 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,894 96.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 3.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 96.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,747 92.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 123 6.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 24 1.3 465,189 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 Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 1.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 200 10.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 956 50.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 651 34.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 62 3.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 644 34.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 566 29.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 594 31.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 78 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 34.0% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,573 83.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 276 14.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.0% were family households, 14.6% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 31.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.2% 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
None 216 11.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 642 33.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 616 32.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 335 17.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 55 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 43.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 31 56.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), there were 55 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 43.6%) were male and 31 (or 56.4%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cabramatta West % 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 662 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $662.

Mortgage and rent Cabramatta West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 153 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cabramatta West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $153 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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