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East Lindfield

Code SSC10777 (SSC)
People 3,628
Male 1,754
Female 1,874
Median age 42
Families 962
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,233
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,694
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,267
Median weekly rent $877
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,628 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,754 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,874 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,628 people in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 204 5.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 340 9.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 364 10.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 249 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 186 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 81 2.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 86 2.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 189 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 304 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 310 8.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 282 7.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 185 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 207 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 136 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 118 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 134 3.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 99 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 152 4.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

Registered marital status East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,741 64.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 1.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 81 3.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 210 7.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 647 23.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.1% were married and 4.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,583 63.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 93 3.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 815 32.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 83 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 339 24.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 2.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 6.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 11.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 3.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 148 10.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 2.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 207 15.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 198 14.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,365 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs) 37.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 17.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,247 62.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,503 43.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 330 9.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 236 6.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,373 39.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 39.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 916 59.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 496 32.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 72 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 61 3.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,545 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,545 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Lindfield (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 195 13.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 148 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 153 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 132 8.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 782 52.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 894 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,822 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,694 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Lindfield (State Suburbs) was $894.

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

Unpaid work East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,106 77.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 973 35.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 312 11.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 769 28.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 630 23.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 735 27.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 415 15.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 328 12.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 264 27.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 607 63.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 81 8.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 63.1% were couple families with children, 27.4% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,083 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,548 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,548 and those without children was $3,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 135 15.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 203 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 179 20.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 173 19.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 39 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 75 8.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,123 94.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 5.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,036 92.3 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 84 7.5 465,189 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 East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 102 9.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 299 26.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 702 62.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.1 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 9.1% had 2 bedrooms and 26.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 575 51.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 369 32.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 126 11.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 2.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 51.2% were owned outright, 32.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 940 83.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 168 15.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 1.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.9% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 37.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 10.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 37.3% 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 East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 877 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,267 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 42 3.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 315 28.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 550 48.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 193 17.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 2.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), 28.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Lindfield (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics East Lindfield % 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,900.

Mortgage and rent East Lindfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 640 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In East Lindfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $640 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,700.

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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