2011 Census QuickStats

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Chatswood West

Code SSC10514 (SSC)
People 1,426
Male 703
Female 723
Median age 41
Families 415
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 540
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,503
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,400
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,426 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 703 49.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 723 50.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,426 people in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 114 8.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 95 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 98 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 64 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 58 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 67 4.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 112 7.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 126 8.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 124 8.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 85 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 81 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 45 3.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 714 63.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 75 6.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 42 3.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 273 24.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 657 62.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 67 6.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 324 30.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 24 5.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 80 19.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 6.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 2.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 48 11.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 7.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 4.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 75 18.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 71 17.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 417 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 24.7% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 883 61.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 633 46.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 126 9.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 7.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 498 36.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 36.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 425 58.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 234 32.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 28 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 732 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 732 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chatswood West (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 89 12.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 77 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 71 10.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 81 11.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 345 49.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 838 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,563 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,503 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chatswood West (State Suburbs) was $838.

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

Unpaid work Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 889 79.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 408 36.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 11.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 285 25.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.3% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 260 23.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 344 30.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 170 15.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 113 10.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 30.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 151 36.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 221 53.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 37 8.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 53.3% were couple families with children, 36.4% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs) 21.9% of single parents were male and 78.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,444 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,265 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,265 and those without children was $3,444.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 81 22.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 4.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 83 22.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 14.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 17.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 7.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 478 91.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 9.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 475 99.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 10.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 183 38.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 235 49.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 10.0% had 2 bedrooms and 38.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 202 42.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 183 38.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 84 17.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 42.3% were owned outright, 38.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 399 83.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 71 14.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.5% were family households, 14.9% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 11.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 32.3% 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 Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
None 22 4.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 158 33.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 217 45.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 74 15.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), 33.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.5% 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 Chatswood West % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chatswood West (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 50.0%) were male and 5 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chatswood West % 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 5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Chatswood West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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