2011 Census QuickStats

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Greta (NSW)

Code SSC11032 (SSC)
People 2,483
Male 1,276
Female 1,207
Median age 32
Families 666
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 953
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,330
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,483 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,276 51.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,207 48.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 137 5.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,483 people in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.5% of the population.

Age Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 248 10.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 212 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 176 7.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 188 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 176 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 172 6.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 197 7.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 186 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 159 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 152 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 131 5.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 4.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 144 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 109 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 44 1.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 0.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 850 46.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 150 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 84 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 706 38.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 800 46.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 236 13.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 680 39.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 86 11.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 184 25.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 50 6.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 119 16.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 6.8 109,409 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 65 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 3.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 136 18.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 730 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,192 88.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 268 11.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 108 4.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 80 3.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,898 80.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 80.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 691 60.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 291 25.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 82 7.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 75 6.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,139 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,139 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 25.5% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 95 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 101 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 96 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 184 17.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 505 47.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,478 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,330 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $508.

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

Unpaid work Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,277 69.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 675 36.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 222 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 192 10.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 363 19.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 435 23.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 221 11.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 260 14.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 213 32.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 320 48.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 122 18.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.0% were couple families with children, 32.0% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs) 24.6% of single parents were male and 75.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,200 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,193 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,193 and those without children was $2,200.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 99 18.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 107 20.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 137 25.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 76 14.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 7.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 32 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 837 90.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 9.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 819 97.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 1.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 111 13.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 418 49.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 284 33.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.2 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 13.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.8% 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 246 29.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 390 46.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 178 21.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% were owned outright, 46.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 647 77.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 172 20.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.1% 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 40 4.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 239 28.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 366 43.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 175 20.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 2.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 137 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 80 58.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 57 41.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 137 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 80 (or 58.4%) were male and 57 (or 41.6%) 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 Greta (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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Greta (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Greta (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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