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Gymea Bay

Code SSC11058 (SSC)
People 6,873
Male 3,370
Female 3,503
Median age 39
Families 1,931
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,313
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,204
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,700
Median weekly rent $490
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,873 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,370 49.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,503 51.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,873 people in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 470 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 562 8.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 542 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 474 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 394 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 226 3.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 289 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 519 7.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 548 8.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 568 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 491 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 459 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 368 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 311 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 212 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 177 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 153 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 110 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,292 62.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 90 1.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 263 5.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 268 5.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,386 26.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.1% were married and 6.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,160 63.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 232 4.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,610 32.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 184 8.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 593 27.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 132 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 412 18.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 109 5.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 135 6.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 291 13.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 27 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 235 10.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,193 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 19.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,839 85.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,207 18.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 579 8.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 343 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,481 67.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,150 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,171 32.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 213 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 112 3.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,646 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,646 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 445 12.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 387 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 340 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 492 13.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,659 46.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 740 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,381 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,204 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) was $740.

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

Unpaid work Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,165 78.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,969 37.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 718 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,091 20.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.2% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,267 23.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,480 27.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 831 15.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 584 11.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 587 30.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,142 59.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 189 9.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 59.1% were couple families with children, 30.4% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs) 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,613 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,980 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,980 and those without children was $2,613.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 355 20.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 71 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 513 29.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 242 14.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 70 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 280 16.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 108 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 29.7% 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 Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,181 95.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 4.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,011 92.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 151 6.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 0.9 465,189 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 Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 1.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 142 6.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 947 43.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,051 48.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 0.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 6.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 978 44.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 987 45.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 175 8.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 44.8% were owned outright, 45.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,882 86.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 266 12.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.3% were family households, 12.2% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 11.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.1% 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 Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 490 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 61 2.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 505 23.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,064 48.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 507 23.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), 23.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.2% 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 Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 57.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 42.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 41 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 57.1%) were male and 15 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 41 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gymea Bay % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,463 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,463.

Mortgage and rent Gymea Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 440 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,857 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gymea Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $440 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,857.

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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