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Hinchinbrook (NSW)

Code SSC11116 (SSC)
People 10,629
Male 5,247
Female 5,382
Median age 32
Families 2,838
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,042
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $1,524
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,004
Median weekly rent $375
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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,629 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,247 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,382 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 140 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,629 people in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 748 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 835 7.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 925 8.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,018 9.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 747 7.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 750 7.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 721 6.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 730 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 823 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 919 8.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 784 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 599 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 399 3.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 236 2.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 184 1.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 105 1.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 60 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,448 54.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 279 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 516 6.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 253 3.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,617 32.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,247 54.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 314 4.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,192 41.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 178 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 604 16.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 278 7.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 137 3.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 579 15.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 333 8.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 124 3.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 292 7.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 425 11.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 78 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 732 19.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,760 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) 35.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 19.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,431 51.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,230 72.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 544 5.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 319 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,903 19.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,272 63.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,194 23.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 355 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 316 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,137 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,137 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.7% were employed full time, 23.2% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 420 8.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 368 7.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 403 8.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,265 26.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,012 41.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 539 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,488 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,524 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $539.

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

Unpaid work Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,817 59.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,345 28.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 929 11.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 678 8.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,694 20.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,710 21.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 725 8.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 690 8.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 555 19.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,756 61.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 496 17.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 31 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 61.9% were couple families with children, 19.6% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,972 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,127 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,127 and those without children was $1,972.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 589 25.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 61 2.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 408 17.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 482 20.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 122 5.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 354 15.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 180 7.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 5.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 17.6% 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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,877 97.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 85 2.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 97.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 2.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,519 87.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 356 12.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 87.5% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 43 1.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,164 40.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,616 56.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 1.5% had 2 bedrooms and 40.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 666 23.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,562 54.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 563 19.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 23.1% were owned outright, 54.3% were owned with a mortgage and 19.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,628 91.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 218 7.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 1.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 91.3% were family households, 7.6% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.1% 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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,004 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.7 -- 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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 88 3.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 738 25.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,246 43.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 722 25.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.1% 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 Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 141 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 67 47.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 74 52.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 141 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 67 (or 47.5%) were male and 74 (or 52.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hinchinbrook (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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Hinchinbrook (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 157 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,230 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hinchinbrook (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $157 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,230.

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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