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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Empire Bay

Code SSC10820 (SSC)
People 2,274
Male 1,138
Female 1,136
Median age 41
Families 637
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 923
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,133
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,114
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,274 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,138 50.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,136 50.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 3.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,274 people in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 121 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 191 8.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 174 7.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 155 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 116 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 90 4.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 4.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 151 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 168 7.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 173 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 188 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 6.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 153 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 113 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 87 3.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 64 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 950 53.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 60 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 168 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 5.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 512 28.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 881 53.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 159 9.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 604 36.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 39 5.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 192 26.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 4.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 31 4.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 106 14.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 4.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 7.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 9.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 142 19.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 734 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.7% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,913 84.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 307 14.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 146 6.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 130 6.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,549 72.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 72.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 619 56.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 341 30.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 72 6.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 71 6.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,103 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,103 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Empire Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 132 12.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 121 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 170 16.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 446 43.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,404 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,133 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Empire Bay (State Suburbs) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,339 74.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 586 32.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 227 12.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 296 16.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 368 20.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 491 27.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 277 15.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 202 11.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 234 36.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 301 47.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 97 15.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 47.3% were couple families with children, 36.7% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs) 26.3% of single parents were male and 73.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,812 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,257 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,257 and those without children was $1,812.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 102 19.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 21.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 83 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 110 20.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 32 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 8.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% 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 Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 822 92.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 70 7.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 712 86.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 1.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 46 5.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 56 6.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 86.5% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 4.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 119 14.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 346 42.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 303 37.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.7 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.5% had 2 bedrooms and 42.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 292 35.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 336 41.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 165 20.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 35.6% were owned outright, 41.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 628 76.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 181 22.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,114 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 30 3.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 277 33.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 344 42.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 132 16.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 79 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 38 48.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 41 51.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Empire Bay (State Suburbs), there were 79 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 38 (or 48.1%) were male and 41 (or 51.9%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Empire Bay % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,406 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,406.

Mortgage and rent Empire Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Empire Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,467.

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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