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Gillieston Heights

Code SSC10944 (SSC)
People 1,372
Male 680
Female 692
Median age 37
Families 396
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 575
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,183
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $340
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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,372 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 680 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 692 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 3.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,372 people in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 117 8.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 69 5.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 82 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 94 6.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 105 7.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 99 7.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 94 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 73 5.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 74 5.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 93 6.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 86 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 70 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 64 4.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 51 3.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 52 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 3.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 550 49.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 44 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 9.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 75 6.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 333 30.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 513 49.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 126 12.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 397 38.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 29 8.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 64 17.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 6.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 52 14.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 11.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 40 11.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 64 17.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 363 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,217 88.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 131 10.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 5.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 70 5.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,036 79.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 79.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 400 61.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 160 24.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 8.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 5.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 652 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 652 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 61.3% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 52 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 6.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 62 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 112 18.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 292 47.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 536 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,460 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,183 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) was $536.

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

Unpaid work Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 792 71.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 339 30.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 123 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 152 13.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 218 19.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 290 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 140 12.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 142 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 165 41.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 162 40.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 63 15.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 40.9% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs) 26.6% of single parents were male and 73.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,874 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,299 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,299 and those without children was $1,874.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 67 20.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 1.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 53 16.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 60 18.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 73 22.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 8.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 7.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 1.5% had both employed part-time and 16.3% 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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 534 94.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 31 5.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 467 87.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 10.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 2.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 87.1% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 3.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 108 20.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 186 34.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 205 38.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 3.2 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 34.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 214 39.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 193 35.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 102 19.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 4.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 39.9% were owned outright, 35.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 387 72.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 134 25.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.3% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 26.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None 30 5.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 189 35.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 194 36.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 99 18.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% 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 Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 20 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 55.6%) were male and 20 (or 44.4%) 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 Gillieston Heights % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,625 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

Mortgage and rent Gillieston Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,417 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gillieston Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,417.

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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