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Glenfield (NSW)

Code SSC10964 (SSC)
People 7,558
Male 3,646
Female 3,912
Median age 36
Families 1,996
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,664
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,394
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,965
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,558 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,646 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,912 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 117 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,558 people in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 499 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 428 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 498 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 566 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 482 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 568 7.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 579 7.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 550 7.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 479 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 500 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 516 6.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 497 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 346 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 257 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 174 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 161 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 169 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 287 3.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,086 50.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 189 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 461 7.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 511 8.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,883 30.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,867 53.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 315 5.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,210 41.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 114 4.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 384 14.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 2.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 435 16.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 99 3.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 57 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 217 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 329 12.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 44 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 835 31.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,640 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.3% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 20.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,840 50.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,055 59.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 354 5.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 247 3.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,154 31.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,444 65.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 853 22.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 202 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 255 6.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,754 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,754 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 65.1% were employed full time, 22.7% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 266 7.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 276 7.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 307 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 940 26.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,502 43.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 611 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,563 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,394 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $611.

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

Unpaid work Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,931 64.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,617 26.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 608 9.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 699 11.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,348 22.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,425 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 615 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 542 8.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 600 30.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,020 51.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 345 17.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 51.1% were couple families with children, 30.0% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,106 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,253 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,253 and those without children was $2,106.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 461 28.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 293 18.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 342 21.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 80 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 223 13.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 93 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 97 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,435 93.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 182 7.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,583 65.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 800 32.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 53 2.2 465,189 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 Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 65.0% were separate houses, 32.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 1.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 451 18.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,179 48.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 722 29.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 50 2.1 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 662 27.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,095 45.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 588 24.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.2% were owned outright, 45.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,917 78.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 470 19.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 19.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,965 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 216 8.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,025 42.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 785 32.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 325 13.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 84 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Glenfield (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 115 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 43.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 65 56.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 115 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 43.5%) were male and 65 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenfield (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,350 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenfield (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,350.

Mortgage and rent Glenfield (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 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Glenfield (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 $1,300.

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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