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Kitchener

Code SSC11271 (SSC)
People 530
Male 282
Female 248
Median age 39
Families 149
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 198
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,178
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 530 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 282 53.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 248 46.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 3.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 530 people in Kitchener (State Suburbs) of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 36 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 8.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 33 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 34 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 35 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 4.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 36 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 48 9.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 6.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kitchener (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 218 52.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 5.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 24 5.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 122 29.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kitchener (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kitchener (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 208 52.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 6.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 159 40.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kitchener (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 9 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 46 28.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 15.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 7.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 17 10.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 5.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 20.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 159 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kitchener (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 477 90.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 43 8.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 33 6.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 390 79.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), 79.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 137 58.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 69 29.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 6.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 234 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 234 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kitchener (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 15.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 5.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 36 16.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 104 47.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kitchener (State Suburbs), 15.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kitchener (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 415 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,295 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,178 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kitchener (State Suburbs) was $415.

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

Unpaid work Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 284 67.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 121 28.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 72 17.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 51 12.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 17.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 86 20.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 99 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 47 11.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 55 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kitchener (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 52 35.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 66 44.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 30 20.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kitchener (State Suburbs), 44.6% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 20.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Kitchener (State Suburbs) 22.9% of single parents were male and 77.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 20.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 21 17.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 14.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 7.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 34 28.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 9.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 17.5% 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 179 92.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 7.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 179 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 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 Kitchener (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 17.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 80 44.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 58 32.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 39.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 68 38.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 26 14.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 6.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kitchener (State Suburbs), 39.3% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 14.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 144 80.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 31 17.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.9% were family households, 17.4% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.9% 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
None 3 1.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 22.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 76 42.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 58 32.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), 22.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.2% 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 Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 65.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 35.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 52 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kitchener (State Suburbs), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 65.0%) were male and 7 (or 35.0%) were female. The median age was 52 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kitchener % 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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Kitchener % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Kitchener (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 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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