2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Canada Bay

Code SSC10447 (SSC)
People 1,296
Male 640
Female 656
Median age 39
Families 379
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 540
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,738
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,200
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,296 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 640 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 656 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,296 people in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 99 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 73 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 72 5.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 72 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 59 4.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 78 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 6.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 129 10.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 99 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 108 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 78 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 70 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 69 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 62 4.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 41 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 34 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 552 52.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 1.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 95 9.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 58 5.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 331 31.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 520 52.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 76 7.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 394 39.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 6.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 45 12.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 9.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 4.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 7.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 43 12.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 3.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 7.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 64 18.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 16.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 355 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 25.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 824 63.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 681 55.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 89 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 55 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 414 33.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 33.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 456 65.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 181 26.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 34 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 696 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 696 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canada Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 65.5% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 56 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 56 8.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 114 17.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 345 51.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 745 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,954 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,738 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canada Bay (State Suburbs) was $745.

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

Unpaid work Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 746 70.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 312 29.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 123 11.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 138 13.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 282 26.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 268 25.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 110 10.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 84 8.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 129 34.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 180 47.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 65 17.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 47.6% were couple families with children, 34.1% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs) 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,463 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,805 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,805 and those without children was $2,463.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 78 25.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 12.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 56 18.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 477 90.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 50 9.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 307 64.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 14.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 99 20.8 465,189 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 Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 64.4% were separate houses, 14.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 183 38.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 189 39.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 93 19.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 38.4% had 2 bedrooms and 39.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 160 33.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 161 33.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 146 30.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 33.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 363 76.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 88 18.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 5.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.3% were family households, 18.5% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.3% 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 Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 45 9.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 179 37.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 194 40.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 45 9.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.4% 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 Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 69 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canada Bay (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 69 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Canada Bay % 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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Canada Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Canada Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 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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