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Koolewong

Code SSC11275 (SSC)
People 794
Male 402
Female 392
Median age 46
Families 225
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 393
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,237
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,040
Median weekly rent $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 794 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 402 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 392 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 794 people in Koolewong (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 3.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 49 6.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 46 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 38 4.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 3.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 33 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 45 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 56 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 68 8.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 58 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 60 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 58 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 62 7.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 5.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Koolewong (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 336 50.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 64 9.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 47 7.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 198 30.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Koolewong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Koolewong (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 314 51.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 9.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 238 39.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Koolewong (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 15 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 50 21.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 5.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 33 14.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 4.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 13.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 21.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 229 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Koolewong (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 600 75.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 201 26.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 6.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 49 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 450 60.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 230 58.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 122 31.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 3.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 394 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 394 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Koolewong (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 58 15.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 33 8.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 79 21.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 153 41.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Koolewong (State Suburbs), 15.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Koolewong (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 559 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,485 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,237 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Koolewong (State Suburbs) was $559.

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

Unpaid work Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 518 78.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 190 28.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 102 15.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 135 20.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 15.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 157 23.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 177 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 93 14.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 89 13.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Koolewong (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 105 46.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 84 37.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 34 15.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Koolewong (State Suburbs), 37.2% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

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

In Koolewong (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,187 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,374 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,374 and those without children was $2,187.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 42 22.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 32 17.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 41 21.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 308 81.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 68 18.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), 81.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 300 97.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.3 465,189 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 Koolewong (State Suburbs), 97.4% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 4.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 61 19.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 121 39.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 109 35.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.9% had 2 bedrooms and 39.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 132 42.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 106 34.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 63 20.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Koolewong (State Suburbs), 42.9% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 222 71.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 79 25.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), 21.4% 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 Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,040 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 18 5.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 128 41.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 114 37.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 38 12.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% 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 Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 56.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 43.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Koolewong (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 56.2%) were male and 7 (or 43.8%) 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 Koolewong % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Koolewong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Koolewong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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