2011 Census QuickStats

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Cherrybrook

Code SSC10517 (SSC)
People 18,778
Male 9,170
Female 9,608
Median age 40
Families 5,255
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,096
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $2,267
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $525
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 18,778 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,170 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,608 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 18,778 people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 898 4.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,146 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,507 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,691 9.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,426 7.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 761 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 686 3.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,053 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,400 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,727 9.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,621 8.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,341 7.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,173 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 788 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 506 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 355 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 311 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 390 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,313 61.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 203 1.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 673 4.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 669 4.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,370 28.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.2% were married and 5.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,789 61.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 299 2.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,266 36.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 348 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,231 19.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 177 2.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 205 3.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,420 22.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 234 3.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 268 4.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 358 5.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,397 22.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 98 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 557 8.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,293 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 30.5% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 10,076 53.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,304 57.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,030 5.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 826 4.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,905 32.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 32.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,188 60.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,054 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 432 4.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 508 5.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,182 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 10,182 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,245 12.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 970 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 837 8.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,515 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,671 48.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 682 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,423 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,267 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was $682.

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

Unpaid work Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,609 76.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,403 28.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,600 10.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,452 22.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,919 25.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,052 26.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,075 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,563 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,365 26.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,297 62.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 551 10.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 41 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 62.8% were couple families with children, 26.0% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,676 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,098 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,098 and those without children was $2,676.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,155 24.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 153 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,120 24.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 834 17.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 218 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 707 15.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 211 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 258 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,790 96.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 221 3.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 96.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,751 82.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 924 16.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 106 1.8 465,189 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 Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 82.1% were separate houses, 16.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 1.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 254 4.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,433 24.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,999 69.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 0.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.4% had 2 bedrooms and 24.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,321 40.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,660 46.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 666 11.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 40.1% were owned outright, 46.0% were owned with a mortgage and 11.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 5,092 88.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 661 11.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 0.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.0% were family households, 11.4% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

Household income Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 12.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 29.7% 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 Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 525 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
None 153 2.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,561 27.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,737 47.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,263 21.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% 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 Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 59.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 40.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 59.1%) were male and 9 (or 40.9%) 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 Cherrybrook % 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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Cherrybrook % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 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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