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Candelo

Code SSC10448 (SSC)
People 732
Male 373
Female 359
Median age 44
Families 199
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 314
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $880
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,250
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 732 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 373 51.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 359 49.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 2.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 732 people in Candelo (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 43 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 7.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 57 7.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 62 8.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 4.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 4.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 2.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 38 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 50 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 69 9.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 70 9.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 65 8.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 35 4.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Candelo (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 281 49.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 11.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 27 4.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 188 32.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Candelo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Candelo (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 250 49.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 11.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 200 39.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Candelo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Candelo (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 6 2.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 51 22.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 5.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 4.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 16.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 8.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 8.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 6.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 46 20.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 229 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Candelo (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 598 81.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 106 15.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 53 7.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 4.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 503 72.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Candelo (State Suburbs), 72.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 164 46.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 146 41.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 7.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 356 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 356 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Candelo (State Suburbs). Of these 46.1% were employed full time, 41.0% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 55 16.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 12.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 15.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 41 12.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 122 36.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Candelo (State Suburbs), 16.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Candelo (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 880 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Candelo (State Suburbs) was $453.

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

Unpaid work Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 455 79.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 197 34.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 84 14.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 189 32.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Candelo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.3% provided care for children and 14.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 96 16.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 154 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 90 15.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 112 19.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Candelo (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 78 39.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 83 41.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 38 19.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Candelo (State Suburbs), 41.7% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 19.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Candelo (State Suburbs) 27.0% of single parents were male and 73.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Candelo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 15.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 9.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 23.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 12.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 7.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 16.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 8.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Candelo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 9.9% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 260 87.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 13.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Candelo (State Suburbs), 87.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 253 97.3 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 7 2.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Candelo (State Suburbs), 97.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 43 16.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 119 45.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 85 32.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Candelo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 45.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 101 38.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 106 40.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 49 18.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Candelo (State Suburbs), 38.5% were owned outright, 40.5% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 198 75.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 60 22.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Candelo (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 22.9% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Candelo (State Suburbs), 31.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 97 37.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 103 39.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 19.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Candelo (State Suburbs), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.8% 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 Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 26.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 14 73.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Candelo (State Suburbs), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 26.3%) were male and 14 (or 73.7%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Candelo % 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 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 425 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Candelo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $425.

Mortgage and rent Candelo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Candelo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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