2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Chain Valley Bay

Code SSC10508 (SSC)
People 2,452
Male 1,188
Female 1,264
Median age 51
Families 734
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,170
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $676
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,452 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,188 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,264 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 2.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,452 people in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 131 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 116 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 143 5.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 137 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 114 4.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 83 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 3.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 111 4.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 148 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 110 4.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 144 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 120 4.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 184 7.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 235 9.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 235 9.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 189 7.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 121 4.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 43 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 33.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,060 51.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 85 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 247 11.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 188 9.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 490 23.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 15.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,015 52.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 175 9.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 751 38.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 64 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) was 64 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 43 7.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 119 20.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 6.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 133 22.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 2.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 48 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 46 7.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 134 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 586 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,010 82.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 413 17.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 150 6.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 105 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,652 71.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 466 54.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 267 31.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 69 8.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 862 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 862 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 8.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 75 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 11.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 106 13.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 149 18.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 316 40.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 378 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 797 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 676 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) was $378.

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

Unpaid work Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,414 68.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 472 22.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 302 14.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 252 12.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.8% provided care for children and 14.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 325 15.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 514 24.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 291 14.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 286 13.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 408 55.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 193 26.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 119 16.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 26.3% were couple families with children, 55.7% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,483 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,946 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,946 and those without children was $1,483.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 62 10.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 2.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 96 16.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 51 8.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 3.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 307 51.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 4.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,081 93.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 80 6.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,037 95.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 3.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 95.9% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 303 28.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 498 46.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 204 18.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 2.6 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 28.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 594 54.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 277 25.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 174 16.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 54.8% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 16.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 725 67.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 336 31.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 44.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 59 5.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 568 52.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 293 27.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 110 10.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 4.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), 52.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.2% 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 Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 62 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 54.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 28 45.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), there were 62 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 54.8%) were male and 28 (or 45.2%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chain Valley 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 824 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chain Valley Bay (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 $824.

Mortgage and rent Chain Valley Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Chain Valley Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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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