2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Emerton

Code SSC10818 (SSC)
People 2,394
Male 1,197
Female 1,197
Median age 30
Families 570
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 782
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $825
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,394 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,197 50.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,197 50.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 149 6.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,394 people in Emerton (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.2% of the population.

Age Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 216 9.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 215 9.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 201 8.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 243 10.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 175 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 132 5.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 117 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 163 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 169 7.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 144 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 134 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 124 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 103 4.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 120 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 1.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Emerton (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 625 35.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 107 6.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 160 9.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 94 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 776 44.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Emerton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.5% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Emerton (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 566 35.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 104 6.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 921 57.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Emerton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Emerton (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 48 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 165 19.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 3.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 2.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 149 17.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 31 3.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 24 2.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 292 34.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 855 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Emerton (State Suburbs) 35.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,448 60.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 973 45.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 142 6.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 91 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 916 43.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Emerton (State Suburbs), 43.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 453 56.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 179 22.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 7.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 13.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 800 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 800 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Emerton (State Suburbs). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 13.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 62 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 64 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 54 7.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 194 28.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 259 37.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Emerton (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Emerton (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 363 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 884 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 825 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Emerton (State Suburbs) was $363.

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

Unpaid work Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 930 52.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 498 28.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 214 12.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 146 8.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Emerton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 285 16.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 326 18.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 140 7.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 178 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 Emerton (State Suburbs), 18.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 115 20.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 227 39.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 211 37.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 3.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Emerton (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 20.2% were couple families without children and 37.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Emerton % 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 Emerton (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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emerton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 52 15.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 1.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 43 12.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 85 25.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 6.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 27.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 20 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Emerton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.3% had both partners employed full-time, 1.2% had both employed part-time and 12.7% 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 716 95.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 4.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Emerton (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 565 79.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 99 13.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 51 7.1 465,189 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 Emerton (State Suburbs), 79.0% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 52 7.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 25 3.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 508 70.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 114 15.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Emerton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.3% had 1 bedroom, 3.5% had 2 bedrooms and 70.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 134 18.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 198 27.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 358 50.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Emerton (State Suburbs), 18.7% were owned outright, 27.7% were owned with a mortgage and 50.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 530 74.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 165 23.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Emerton (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.2% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emerton (State Suburbs), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.1 -- 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
None 141 19.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 287 40.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 174 24.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 9.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 5.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Emerton (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 150 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 46.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 81 54.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), there were 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 46.0%) were male and 81 (or 54.0%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Emerton % 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 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,025 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Emerton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,025.

Mortgage and rent Emerton % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Emerton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 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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