2011 Census QuickStats

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Kearns

Code SSC11214 (SSC)
People 2,759
Male 1,422
Female 1,337
Median age 32
Families 736
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 891
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,709
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,759 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,422 51.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,337 48.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 1.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,759 people in Kearns (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 188 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 182 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 195 7.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 276 10.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 243 8.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 213 7.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 187 6.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 169 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 185 6.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 260 9.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 233 8.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 162 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 3.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 51 1.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 37 1.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 1.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 0.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kearns (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,113 50.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 137 6.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 3.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 810 37.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kearns (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kearns (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,072 51.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 137 6.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 868 41.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kearns (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kearns (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 40 4.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 155 17.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 51 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 104 11.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 107 12.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 3.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 120 13.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 19 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 17.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 875 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kearns (State Suburbs) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,146 77.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 778 30.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 226 8.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 144 5.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,449 55.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Kearns (State Suburbs), 55.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,035 63.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 443 27.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 84 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 58 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,620 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,620 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kearns (State Suburbs). Of these 63.9% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 161 10.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 132 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 146 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 353 22.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 682 43.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kearns (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kearns (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 680 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,846 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,709 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kearns (State Suburbs) was $680.

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

Unpaid work Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,544 70.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 653 29.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 204 9.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 278 12.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kearns (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% 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, 12.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 556 25.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 544 24.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 261 11.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 185 8.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kearns (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 161 21.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 451 61.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 117 15.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kearns (State Suburbs), 61.2% were couple families with children, 21.8% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Kearns (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,053 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,367 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kearns (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,367 and those without children was $2,053.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 207 33.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 168 27.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 94 15.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 2.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 49 8.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 40 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 4.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Kearns (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 835 97.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 2.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 799 95.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 4.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kearns (State Suburbs), 95.8% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 1.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 355 42.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 450 54.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.4 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 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kearns (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.8% had 2 bedrooms and 42.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 217 26.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 479 57.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 121 14.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kearns (State Suburbs), 26.0% were owned outright, 57.4% were owned with a mortgage and 14.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 703 84.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 116 13.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Kearns (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.5% were family households, 13.9% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kearns (State Suburbs), 13.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.0% 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 Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
None 33 4.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 202 24.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 318 38.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 261 31.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Kearns (State Suburbs), 24.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.3% 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 Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 57.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 42.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kearns (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 57.1%) were male and 18 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kearns % 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 1,833 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kearns (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 $1,833.

Mortgage and rent Kearns % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 172 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,746 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Kearns (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $172 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,746.

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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