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Caringbah

Code SSC10469 (SSC)
People 10,955
Male 5,193
Female 5,762
Median age 37
Families 2,869
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 5,170
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,317
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,253
Median weekly rent $350
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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,955 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,193 47.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,762 52.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 1.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,955 people in Caringbah (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 797 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 623 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 541 4.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 462 4.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 683 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 965 8.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 935 8.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 968 8.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 749 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 653 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 669 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 613 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 525 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 419 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 341 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 333 3.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 347 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 333 3.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Caringbah (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,797 42.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 280 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,062 11.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 698 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,159 35.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Caringbah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.2% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Caringbah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,508 42.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 866 10.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,815 46.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Caringbah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 224 7.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 590 20.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 169 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 364 12.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 92 3.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 264 9.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 373 12.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 65 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 723 24.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,899 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Caringbah (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 16.3% in secondary school and 21.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,254 75.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,794 27.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 822 8.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 586 5.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,055 59.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), 59.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,804 64.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,553 26.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 308 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 246 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,911 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,911 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Caringbah (State Suburbs). Of these 64.4% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 498 8.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 480 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 574 10.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 960 16.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,846 50.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Caringbah (State Suburbs), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Caringbah (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 728 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,800 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,317 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Caringbah (State Suburbs) was $728.

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

Unpaid work Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,465 71.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,591 28.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 994 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,240 13.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% 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, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,362 26.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,410 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 948 10.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 746 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 Caringbah (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,061 37.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,178 41.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 579 20.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Caringbah (State Suburbs), 41.1% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Caringbah (State Suburbs) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,301 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,491 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,491 and those without children was $2,301.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 594 26.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 552 24.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 317 14.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 88 3.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 331 14.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 149 6.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 127 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,559 92.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 379 7.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,531 33.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,154 25.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,860 40.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Caringbah (State Suburbs), 33.6% were separate houses, 25.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 40.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 380 8.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,833 40.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,643 36.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 592 13.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.3% had 1 bedroom, 40.2% had 2 bedrooms and 36.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,366 30.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,478 32.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,598 35.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 2.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Caringbah (State Suburbs), 30.0% were owned outright, 32.4% were owned with a mortgage and 35.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,802 61.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,570 34.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 187 4.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.5% were family households, 34.4% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.7% 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,253 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 525 11.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,976 43.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,441 31.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 461 10.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 155 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 131 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 70 53.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 61 46.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Caringbah (State Suburbs), there were 131 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 70 (or 53.4%) were male and 61 (or 46.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Caringbah % 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Caringbah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,200 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Caringbah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,200.

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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