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Fernvale (NSW)

Code SSC10884 (SSC)
People 238
Male 121
Female 117
Median age 42
Families 71
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 99
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $949
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 238 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 121 50.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 117 49.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 4.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 238 people in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.

Age Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 4.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 13 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 4.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 12 5.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 13 5.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 8.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 24 10.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 14 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 8.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 4.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 3.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 110 56.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 8.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3 1.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 58 29.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.1% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 73 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 94 56.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 16 9.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 57 34.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 61 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 61 years.

Education Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 15.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 17 23.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 12.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 4.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 29.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 71 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 16.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 194 81.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36 16.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 16 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 161 73.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 73.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 53 49.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 38 35.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 8.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 6.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 107 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 107 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 49.5% were employed full time, 35.5% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 14.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 15.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 12 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17 16.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 32 31.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 53 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,042 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 949 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $463.

Travel to work, top responses Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 133 68.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 49 25.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 22 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 38 19.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 32 16.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 38 19.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 40 20.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 23 11.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 42.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 27 38.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 18.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 18.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,333 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,281 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,281 and those without children was $1,333.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5 8.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 8.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 26.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4 6.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 13 21.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 21.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 8.3% had both partners employed full-time, 8.3% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 81 88.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11 12.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 80 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5 6.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 42 51.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 34 42.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.2% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 39 48.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26 32.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13 16.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 3.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.1% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 70 85.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 9 11.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.4% were family households, 11.0% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 17.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.6% 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 Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 21.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 39 48.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 17 21.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 8.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.2% 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 Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 66.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 33.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 66.7%) were male and 3 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fernvale (NSW) % 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 1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Fernvale (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Fernvale (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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