2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Greenacre

Code SSC11019 (SSC)
People 23,213
Male 11,500
Female 11,713
Median age 32
Families 5,647
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 7,389
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $271
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 23,213 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,500 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,713 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 113 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 23,213 people in Greenacre (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,900 8.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,964 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,912 8.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,910 8.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,655 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,544 6.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,444 6.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,408 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,485 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,500 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,393 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,196 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,017 4.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 779 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 643 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 515 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 484 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 463 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greenacre (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,055 51.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 702 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,107 6.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,094 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,478 31.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greenacre (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.9% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greenacre (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,456 51.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 349 2.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,473 45.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greenacre (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 456 5.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,105 13.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 546 6.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 660 7.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 988 11.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 493 5.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 494 5.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 567 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,008 12.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 143 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,922 22.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,382 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greenacre (State Suburbs) 36.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 18.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 12,641 54.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,662 73.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,726 8.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 835 3.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,054 14.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), 14.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 73.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,643 55.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,370 28.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 595 7.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 734 8.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,342 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 8,342 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greenacre (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 8.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 819 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 757 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 795 10.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,603 21.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,035 39.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greenacre (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Greenacre (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,082 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 959 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greenacre (State Suburbs) was $362.

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

Unpaid work Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,377 53.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,486 25.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,190 12.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,534 8.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,144 18.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,014 17.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,494 8.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,725 9.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greenacre (State Suburbs), 17.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,207 21.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,266 57.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,102 19.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 72 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greenacre (State Suburbs), 57.8% were couple families with children, 21.4% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Greenacre (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,882 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,030 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,030 and those without children was $1,882.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 576 12.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 137 3.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 540 12.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 902 20.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 443 9.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,340 29.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 241 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 296 6.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 12.1% 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 Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,746 94.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 425 5.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,667 69.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,623 24.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 442 6.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenacre (State Suburbs), 69.2% were separate houses, 24.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 56 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 353 5.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,021 15.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,287 48.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,852 27.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 177 2.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,162 32.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,303 34.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,982 29.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 57 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 242 3.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenacre (State Suburbs), 32.0% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 5,358 79.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,310 19.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 79 1.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.4% were family households, 19.4% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.6% 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 Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 271 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.1 -- 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 Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
None 742 11.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,208 32.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,312 34.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,176 17.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 310 4.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 113 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 46.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 60 53.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greenacre (State Suburbs), there were 113 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 46.9%) were male and 60 (or 53.1%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Greenacre % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,281 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,281.

Mortgage and rent Greenacre % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Greenacre (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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