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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Cronulla

Code SSC10643 (SSC)
People 17,042
Male 8,512
Female 8,530
Median age 37
Families 4,498
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 9,209
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,455
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,275
Median weekly rent $360
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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 17,042 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,512 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,530 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 142 0.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 17,042 people in Cronulla (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 869 5.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 623 3.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 589 3.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 729 4.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,385 8.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,005 11.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,663 9.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,226 7.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,078 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,039 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,177 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,091 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 972 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 708 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 482 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 493 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 447 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 465 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cronulla (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,826 39.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 498 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,600 10.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 831 5.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,200 41.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cronulla (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.0% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cronulla (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,282 39.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,849 13.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,347 47.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cronulla (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 231 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 566 14.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 197 4.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 0.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 388 9.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 200 4.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 76 1.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 457 11.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 694 17.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 146 3.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,063 26.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,052 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cronulla (State Suburbs) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.7% were in primary school, 16.4% in secondary school and 28.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 13,252 77.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,699 23.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,247 7.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 991 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,020 62.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), 62.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,892 66.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,563 24.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 587 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 361 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,403 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,403 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cronulla (State Suburbs). Of these 66.3% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 845 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 862 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 854 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,584 15.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,311 52.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cronulla (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cronulla (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 863 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,962 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,455 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cronulla (State Suburbs) was $863.

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

Unpaid work Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,062 74.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,654 24.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,650 11.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,464 16.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,467 29.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,174 27.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,474 9.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 949 6.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cronulla (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,217 49.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,449 32.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 727 16.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 104 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cronulla (State Suburbs), 32.2% were couple families with children, 49.3% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cronulla (State Suburbs) 23.8% of single parents were male and 76.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,386 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,756 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,756 and those without children was $2,386.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,030 28.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 163 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 794 21.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 446 12.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 157 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 589 16.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 235 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 256 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,774 88.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 996 11.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,751 22.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 469 6.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,536 71.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cronulla (State Suburbs), 22.5% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 71.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,143 14.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,745 48.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,841 23.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 866 11.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 167 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.7% had 1 bedroom, 48.2% had 2 bedrooms and 23.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,291 29.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,049 26.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,188 41.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 27 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 219 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cronulla (State Suburbs), 29.5% were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 41.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 4,451 57.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,812 36.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 513 6.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.2% were family households, 36.2% were single person households and 6.6% were group households.

Household income Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), 17.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.1% 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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,275 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
None 798 10.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,433 44.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,537 32.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 752 9.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 255 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 144 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 82 56.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 62 43.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cronulla (State Suburbs), there were 144 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 82 (or 56.9%) were male and 62 (or 43.1%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cronulla % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,607 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,607.

Mortgage and rent Cronulla % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 301 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,200 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cronulla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $301 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,200.

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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