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Canley Vale

Code SSC10452 (SSC)
People 9,296
Male 4,549
Female 4,747
Median age 35
Families 2,401
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,133
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $824
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,296 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,549 48.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,747 51.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 60 0.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,296 people in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 656 7.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 622 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 644 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 699 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 624 6.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 744 8.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 634 6.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 633 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 675 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 688 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 664 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 522 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 400 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 293 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 209 2.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 204 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 191 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 194 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,351 45.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 271 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 768 10.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 521 7.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,459 33.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,040 44.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 258 3.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,536 51.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 148 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 580 18.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 105 3.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 0.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 644 20.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 2.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 0.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 261 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 393 12.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 108 3.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 776 24.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,128 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs) 33.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.6% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,323 35.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,709 89.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 151 1.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 119 1.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 603 7.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 7.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 89.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,987 56.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 822 23.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 234 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 464 13.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,507 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,507 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canley Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 23.4% were employed part-time and 13.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 288 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 280 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 251 8.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 875 28.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,120 36.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 337 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 899 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 824 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canley Vale (State Suburbs) was $337.

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

Unpaid work Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,666 49.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,716 23.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 792 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 496 6.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 6.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,368 18.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,188 16.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 546 7.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 567 7.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 16.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 518 21.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,153 48.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 647 26.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 84 3.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 48.0% were couple families with children, 21.6% were couple families without children and 26.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canley Vale % 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 Vale (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 Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,536 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,788 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,788 and those without children was $1,536.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 237 14.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 55 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 131 7.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 377 22.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 132 7.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 530 31.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 98 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 112 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 7.8% 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 Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,867 94.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 5.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,592 55.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 545 19.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 720 25.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 55.5% were separate houses, 19.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 186 6.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 892 31.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,073 37.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 616 21.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 79 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 31.1% had 2 bedrooms and 37.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 861 30.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 855 29.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,026 35.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 3.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 30.0% were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,212 77.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 584 20.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 71 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 34.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
None 475 16.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,177 41.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 764 26.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 312 10.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 138 4.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 59 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 47.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 31 52.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canley Vale (State Suburbs), there were 59 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 47.5%) were male and 31 (or 52.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Canley Vale % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Canley Vale % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Canley Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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