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Gorokan

Code SSC11000 (SSC)
People 7,682
Male 3,708
Female 3,974
Median age 41
Families 2,083
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,665
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $771
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,682 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,708 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,974 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 356 4.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,682 people in Gorokan (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 500 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 477 6.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 454 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 463 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 480 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 457 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 405 5.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 451 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 466 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 439 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 469 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 465 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 521 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 426 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 352 4.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 386 5.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 244 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 227 3.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gorokan (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,429 38.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 336 5.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 812 13.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 555 8.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,121 33.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gorokan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.8% were married and 18.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gorokan (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,305 39.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 653 11.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,889 49.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gorokan (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 131 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 482 23.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 2.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 329 16.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 62 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 168 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 149 7.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 36 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 571 28.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,040 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gorokan (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,410 83.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,118 15.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 554 7.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 299 4.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,213 72.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), 72.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,670 53.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 941 30.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 215 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 303 9.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,129 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,129 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gorokan (State Suburbs). Of these 53.4% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 9.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 329 11.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 266 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 345 12.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 615 21.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,051 37.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gorokan (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 414 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 967 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 771 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gorokan (State Suburbs) was $414.

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

Unpaid work Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,134 66.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,657 26.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 812 13.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 708 11.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,116 17.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,477 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 762 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 777 12.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gorokan (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 795 38.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 710 34.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 545 26.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gorokan (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 26.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gorokan (State Suburbs) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,568 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,816 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,816 and those without children was $1,568.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 202 13.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 259 17.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 223 14.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 89 5.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 506 33.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 89 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 93 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 17.2% 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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,194 89.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 383 10.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,652 83.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 380 11.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 158 4.9 465,189 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 Gorokan (State Suburbs), 83.1% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 94 2.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 860 26.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,538 48.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 600 18.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 96 3.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 26.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,123 35.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 940 29.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 985 30.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 130 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gorokan (State Suburbs), 35.2% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,037 63.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,049 32.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 107 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.8% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), 38.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
None 359 11.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,438 45.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 904 28.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 337 10.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 154 4.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% 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 Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 356 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 174 48.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 182 51.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gorokan (State Suburbs), there were 356 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 174 (or 48.9%) were male and 182 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gorokan % 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 842 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $842.

Mortgage and rent Gorokan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,650 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gorokan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,650.

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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