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Guildford West

Code SSC11039 (SSC)
People 4,420
Male 2,206
Female 2,214
Median age 33
Families 1,169
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,538
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,111
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $320
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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,420 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,206 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,214 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 56 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,420 people in Guildford West (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 396 9.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 350 7.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 301 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 327 7.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 258 5.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 316 7.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 318 7.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 314 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 286 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 271 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 296 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 263 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 197 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 145 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 139 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 114 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Guildford West (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,682 50.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 147 4.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 249 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 208 6.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,078 32.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Guildford West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Guildford West (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,626 50.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 159 5.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,414 44.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Guildford West (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 81 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 239 17.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 145 10.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 1.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 164 12.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 117 8.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 109 8.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 134 9.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 0.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 307 22.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,351 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Guildford West (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 22.1% in secondary school and 18.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,742 62.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,255 54.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 396 9.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 182 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,293 31.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), 31.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 54.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,126 60.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 468 25.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 137 7.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 140 7.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,871 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,871 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Guildford West (State Suburbs). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 166 9.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 149 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 159 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 379 21.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 747 43.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Guildford West (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Guildford West % 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 Guildford West (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 464 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,221 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,111 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Guildford West (State Suburbs) was $464.

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

Unpaid work Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,978 58.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 980 29.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 405 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 337 10.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% 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, 10.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 612 18.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 700 20.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 332 9.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 334 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 Guildford West (State Suburbs), 20.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 303 25.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 608 52.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 236 20.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Guildford West (State Suburbs), 52.0% were couple families with children, 25.9% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Guildford West (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,137 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,203 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,203 and those without children was $2,137.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 171 18.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 3.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 125 13.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 177 19.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 229 25.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 63 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 52 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 13.8% 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,400 94.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 5.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,280 91.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 7.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Guildford West (State Suburbs), 91.5% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 1.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 221 15.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 762 54.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 363 26.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 2.0 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 448 32.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 548 39.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 361 25.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Guildford West (State Suburbs), 32.0% were owned outright, 39.2% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,102 78.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 270 19.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

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

Household income Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.6% 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
None 127 9.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 500 35.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 509 36.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 215 15.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 50 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 54 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 51.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 26 48.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Guildford West (State Suburbs), there were 54 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 51.9%) were male and 26 (or 48.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Guildford West % 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 3.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,125.

Mortgage and rent Guildford West % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 173 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,440 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Guildford West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $173 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,440.

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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