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Gwandalan

Code SSC11055 (SSC)
People 3,035
Male 1,532
Female 1,503
Median age 41
Families 870
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,441
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $954
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $255
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,035 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,532 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,503 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 113 3.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,035 people in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 193 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 199 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 223 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 198 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 117 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 157 5.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 126 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 215 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 218 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 205 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 225 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 171 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 227 7.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 198 6.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 149 4.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 3.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 64 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 45 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,235 51.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 104 4.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 267 11.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 149 6.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 659 27.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,140 51.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 247 11.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 844 37.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 61 7.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 215 25.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 4.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 1.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 164 19.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 3.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 54 6.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 65 7.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 157 18.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 839 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,596 85.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 433 14.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 202 7.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 152 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,112 72.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 72.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 733 57.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 372 29.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 78 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 89 7.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,272 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,272 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gwandalan (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 111 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 146 12.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 219 18.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 519 44.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 459 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,134 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 954 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gwandalan (State Suburbs) was $459.

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

Unpaid work Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,742 72.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 771 31.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 323 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 332 13.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 460 19.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 633 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 314 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 333 13.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 362 41.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 352 40.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 145 16.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 40.5% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs) 23.3% of single parents were male and 76.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,840 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,054 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,054 and those without children was $1,840.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 112 15.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 2.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 144 20.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 106 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 212 29.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% 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 Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,156 81.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 263 18.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,126 97.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 1.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 1.2 465,189 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 Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 97.5% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 2.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 185 16.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 510 44.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 411 35.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 2.0 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 418 36.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 454 39.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 249 21.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 36.1% were owned outright, 39.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 855 74.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 268 23.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.0% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 30.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 255 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
None 45 3.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 443 38.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 445 38.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 181 15.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), 38.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.7% 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 Gwandalan % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 114 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 43.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 64 56.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gwandalan (State Suburbs), there were 114 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 43.9%) were male and 64 (or 56.1%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gwandalan % 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 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,062 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gwandalan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,062.

Mortgage and rent Gwandalan % 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 1,690 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gwandalan (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 $1,690.

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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