2011 Census QuickStats

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Harris Park

Code SSC11078 (SSC)
People 5,072
Male 2,717
Female 2,355
Median age 30
Families 1,300
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 2,038
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,114
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,576
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,072 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,717 53.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,355 46.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,072 people in Harris Park (State Suburbs) of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 435 8.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 234 4.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 169 3.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 164 3.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 447 8.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,074 21.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 804 15.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 453 8.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 246 4.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 212 4.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 189 3.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 174 3.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 135 2.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 76 1.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 76 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 78 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 62 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 42 0.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Harris Park (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,439 57.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 99 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 264 6.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 137 3.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,291 30.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Harris Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.7% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 33 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Harris Park (State Suburbs) was 33 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,020 52.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 110 2.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,702 44.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 33 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Harris Park (State Suburbs) was 33 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 53 3.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 203 12.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 3.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 126 7.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 1.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 198 12.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 319 19.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 149 9.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 508 30.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,643 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Harris Park (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.6% were in primary school, 9.7% in secondary school and 31.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,104 21.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,057 88.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 102 2.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 80 1.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 358 7.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), 7.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 88.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,517 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 717 27.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 112 4.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 225 8.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,571 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,571 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Harris Park (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 8.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 154 6.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 344 14.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 215 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 730 31.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 787 33.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 32 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 29 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Harris Park (State Suburbs) was 32 years and for people who were employed part-time was 29 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 489 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,104 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,114 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Harris Park (State Suburbs) was $489.

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

Unpaid work Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,247 53.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 971 22.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 392 9.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 394 9.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.9% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 764 18.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 864 20.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 324 7.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 296 7.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 20.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 504 38.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 580 44.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 155 11.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 4.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 44.6% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Harris Park (State Suburbs) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,488 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,661 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,661 and those without children was $1,488.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 213 19.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 51 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 151 14.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 300 27.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 94 8.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 153 14.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 39 3.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 14.0% 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 Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,781 92.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 142 7.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 165 9.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 67 3.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,550 87.0 465,189 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 Harris Park (State Suburbs), 9.3% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 87.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 5.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,349 75.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 193 10.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56 3.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 80 4.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 75.7% had 2 bedrooms and 10.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 188 10.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 318 17.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,183 66.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 81 4.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 10.5% were owned outright, 17.8% were owned with a mortgage and 66.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,218 68.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 420 23.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 145 8.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.3% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 72.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 27.4 -- 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 Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,576 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 388 21.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 994 55.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 256 14.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 2.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 94 5.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), 55.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 14.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.9% 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 Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 62.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 37.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Harris Park (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 62.5%) were male and 9 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Harris Park % 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 1.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Harris Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Harris Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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