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Doonside

Code SSC10722 (SSC)
People 13,087
Male 6,423
Female 6,664
Median age 34
Families 3,480
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,435
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,110
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $210
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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 13,087 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,423 49.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,664 50.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 640 4.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,087 people in Doonside (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

Age Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 920 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 909 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,011 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,128 8.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 987 7.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 889 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 801 6.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 881 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 926 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 943 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 943 7.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 793 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 688 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 467 3.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 290 2.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 230 1.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 157 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 122 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Doonside (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,649 45.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 413 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 875 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 500 4.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,807 37.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Doonside (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.4% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Doonside (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,341 45.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 488 5.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,776 49.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Doonside (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Doonside (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 235 5.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 699 15.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 321 7.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 107 2.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 667 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 263 5.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 104 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 403 9.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 468 10.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 108 2.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,090 24.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,465 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Doonside (State Suburbs) 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 19.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,278 55.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,853 56.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 701 5.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 474 3.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,042 33.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Doonside (State Suburbs), 33.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,373 59.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,409 24.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 395 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 526 9.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,703 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,703 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doonside (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 9.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 461 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 480 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 471 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,322 25.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,050 39.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Doonside (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Doonside (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,203 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,110 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doonside (State Suburbs) was $432.

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

Unpaid work Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,034 58.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,713 26.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,252 12.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,107 10.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Doonside (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,959 19.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,161 21.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 933 9.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 984 9.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), 21.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 783 22.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,668 47.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 973 28.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Doonside (State Suburbs), 47.9% were couple families with children, 22.5% were couple families without children and 28.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Doonside (State Suburbs) 14.2% of single parents were male and 85.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,831 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,089 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doonside (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,089 and those without children was $1,831.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 539 22.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 390 15.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 474 19.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 134 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 559 22.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 154 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 139 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Doonside (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 15.9% 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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,089 95.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 216 5.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Doonside (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,716 90.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 360 8.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Doonside (State Suburbs), 90.9% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 118 2.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 324 7.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,442 59.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,102 26.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 93 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Doonside (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 7.9% had 2 bedrooms and 59.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 890 21.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,375 33.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,683 41.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 115 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Doonside (State Suburbs), 21.8% were owned outright, 33.6% were owned with a mortgage and 41.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,282 80.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 712 17.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 97 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Doonside (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.2% were family households, 17.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doonside (State Suburbs), 27.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
None 569 13.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,518 37.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,250 30.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 576 14.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 177 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Doonside (State Suburbs), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.1% 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 Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 642 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 289 45.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 353 55.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), there were 642 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 289 (or 45.0%) were male and 353 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Doonside % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 777 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Doonside (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $777.

Mortgage and rent Doonside % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 187 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Doonside (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $187 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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