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Kingswood (Penrith - NSW)

Code SSC11264 (SSC)
People 9,108
Male 4,419
Female 4,689
Median age 33
Families 2,321
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,867
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,039
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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People — demographics & education
People Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,108 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,419 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,689 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 317 3.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,108 people in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 724 7.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 616 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 471 5.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 583 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 786 8.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 857 9.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 786 8.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 606 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 601 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 547 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 513 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 512 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 453 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 320 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 265 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 188 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 139 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,849 39.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 314 4.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 866 11.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 386 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,882 39.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.0% were married and 16.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,620 40.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 665 10.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,260 49.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 194 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 525 18.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 116 4.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 62 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 321 11.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 107 3.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 43 1.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 331 11.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 422 14.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 75 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 709 24.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,905 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.2% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 25.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,203 68.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,974 35.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 677 8.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 389 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,317 51.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 51.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,628 59.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,081 24.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 297 6.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 380 8.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,386 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,386 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 342 8.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 375 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 362 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 930 23.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,695 42.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,268 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,039 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $522.

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

Unpaid work Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,759 65.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,070 28.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 768 10.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 850 11.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,512 20.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,798 24.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 721 9.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 728 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 730 31.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 936 40.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 604 26.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 51 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.3% were couple families with children, 31.5% were couple families without children and 26.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,885 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,099 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,099 and those without children was $1,885.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 370 22.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 310 18.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 318 19.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 5.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 334 20.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 124 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 4.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,417 92.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 298 8.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,783 52.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 942 27.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 677 19.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 52.2% were separate houses, 27.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 132 3.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 828 24.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,809 53.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 577 16.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 62 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 24.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 708 20.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,045 30.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,555 45.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 87 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.7% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 45.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,248 65.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,020 29.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 147 4.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.3% 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 Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.6 -- 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 Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 528 15.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,491 43.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 920 26.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 341 10.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 135 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), 43.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.0% 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 Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 318 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 162 50.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 156 49.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 318 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 162 (or 50.9%) were male and 156 (or 49.1%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kingswood (Penrith - 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 907 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $907.

Mortgage and rent Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Kingswood (Penrith - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,603.

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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