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Canley Heights

Code SSC10451 (SSC)
People 10,455
Male 5,139
Female 5,316
Median age 35
Families 2,811
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,120
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,018
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,455 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,139 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,316 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 71 0.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,455 people in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 683 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 733 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 810 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 856 8.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 755 7.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 724 6.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 607 5.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 752 7.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 800 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 747 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 763 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 536 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 454 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 347 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 330 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 242 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 205 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 111 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,928 47.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 307 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 706 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 474 5.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,812 34.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.7% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,652 46.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 299 3.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,889 49.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 131 3.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 707 20.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 136 3.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 738 21.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 102 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 40 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 277 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 425 12.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 89 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 788 22.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,451 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs) 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 20.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,213 40.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,356 85.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 198 2.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 199 2.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,016 10.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 10.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 85.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,396 58.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 966 23.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 272 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 447 11.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,081 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,081 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canley Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 23.7% were employed part-time and 11.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 397 10.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 291 8.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 275 7.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,070 29.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,328 36.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 342 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 960 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,018 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) was $342.

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

Unpaid work Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,386 53.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,072 25.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 912 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 555 6.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 6.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,678 20.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,431 17.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 594 7.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 686 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 Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.2% 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 631 22.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,368 48.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 750 26.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 62 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 48.7% were couple families with children, 22.4% were couple families without children and 26.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs) 11.1% of single parents were male and 88.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,593 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,755 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,755 and those without children was $1,593.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 320 16.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 53 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 189 9.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 418 20.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 164 8.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 644 32.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 107 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 5.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 9.5% 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,949 96.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 3.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 96.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,077 70.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 853 28.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 70.5% were separate houses, 28.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 1.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 318 10.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,702 57.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 795 27.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 82 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 948 32.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 973 33.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 891 30.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 3.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 32.2% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,527 85.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 358 12.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.7% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.7% 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None 323 11.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,046 35.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,019 34.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 438 14.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 121 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.9% 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 Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 74 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 39 52.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 47.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 47 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), there were 74 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 39 (or 52.7%) were male and 35 (or 47.3%) were female. The median age was 47 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Canley Heights % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Canley Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 178 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Canley Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $178 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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