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Kariong

Code SSC11211 (SSC)
People 6,451
Male 3,198
Female 3,253
Median age 33
Families 1,733
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,153
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,456
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,967
Median weekly rent $305
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,451 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,198 49.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,253 50.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 177 2.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,451 people in Kariong (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 520 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 544 8.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 568 8.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 657 10.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 355 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 316 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 444 6.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 482 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 552 8.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 544 8.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 440 6.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 291 4.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 222 3.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 170 2.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 134 2.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 111 1.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 65 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kariong (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,522 52.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 166 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 365 7.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 166 3.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,603 33.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kariong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,382 53.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 384 8.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,703 38.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kariong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kariong (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 184 8.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 594 26.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 2.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 47 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 513 22.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 71 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 58 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 176 7.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 201 8.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 45 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 346 15.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,284 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kariong (State Suburbs) 35.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 28.1% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,177 80.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,394 22.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 544 8.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 369 6.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,846 62.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Kariong (State Suburbs), 62.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,999 60.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 958 28.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 188 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 176 5.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,321 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,321 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kariong (State Suburbs). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 329 10.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 329 10.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 301 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 594 18.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,406 44.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kariong (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kariong (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 604 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,601 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,456 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kariong (State Suburbs) was $604.

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

Unpaid work Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,680 76.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,728 35.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 527 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 827 17.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kariong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,147 23.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,339 27.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 632 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 561 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kariong (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 432 24.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 988 56.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 302 17.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kariong (State Suburbs), 56.9% were couple families with children, 24.9% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Kariong (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,993 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,163 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kariong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,163 and those without children was $1,993.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 305 21.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 48 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 396 28.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 281 19.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 3.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 166 11.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 94 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 79 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Kariong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 28.1% 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 Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,038 96.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 76 3.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Kariong (State Suburbs), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,894 92.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 141 6.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.1 465,189 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 Kariong (State Suburbs), 92.9% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 2.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 994 48.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 956 47.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kariong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 471 23.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,113 54.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 396 19.4 743,050 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 47 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kariong (State Suburbs), 23.1% were owned outright, 54.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,698 83.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 297 14.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Kariong (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.5% were family households, 14.6% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kariong (State Suburbs), 14.3% 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 Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 305 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,967 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.1 -- 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 Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 55 2.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 624 30.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 910 44.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 405 19.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Kariong (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.9% 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 Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 178 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 105 59.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 73 41.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kariong (State Suburbs), there were 178 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 105 (or 59.0%) were male and 73 (or 41.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kariong % 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kariong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Kariong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Kariong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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