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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Marrickville

Code SSC11475 (SSC)
People 24,613
Male 12,193
Female 12,420
Median age 37
Families 6,170
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 10,427
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,406
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,324
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 24,613 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,193 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,420 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 423 1.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,613 people in Marrickville (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,611 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,172 4.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 924 3.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,020 4.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,785 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,313 9.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,448 9.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,378 9.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,087 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,761 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,523 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,344 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,076 4.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 856 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 777 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 687 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 455 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 393 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marrickville (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,962 38.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 635 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,733 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 983 4.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,591 45.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marrickville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.1% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marrickville (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,101 38.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,418 13.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,033 48.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marrickville (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 355 5.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,011 14.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 272 3.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 61 0.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 621 8.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 257 3.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 92 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 712 10.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,646 23.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 233 3.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,871 26.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,131 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marrickville (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.8% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 33.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 12,994 52.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13,294 58.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,564 6.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,125 4.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,775 29.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), 29.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,069 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,399 26.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 731 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 823 6.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,022 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 13,022 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marrickville (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 995 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,225 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,179 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,511 20.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,560 45.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marrickville (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marrickville (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 617 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,612 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,406 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marrickville (State Suburbs) was $617.

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

Unpaid work Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,882 66.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,817 23.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,118 10.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,855 13.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.0% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,235 25.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,523 26.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,832 8.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,292 6.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marrickville (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,354 38.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,503 40.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,120 18.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 193 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marrickville (State Suburbs), 40.6% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Marrickville (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,386 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,603 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,603 and those without children was $2,386.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,220 25.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 224 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 865 17.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 725 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 262 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 974 20.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 313 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 274 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,196 92.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 712 7.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,611 39.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,819 19.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,647 39.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 104 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrickville (State Suburbs), 39.3% were separate houses, 19.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 115 1.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,036 11.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,982 43.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,694 29.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,141 12.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 224 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.3% had 1 bedroom, 43.3% had 2 bedrooms and 29.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,351 25.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,666 29.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,855 41.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 44 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 276 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marrickville (State Suburbs), 25.6% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 41.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 5,903 64.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,480 27.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 808 8.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 8.8% were group households.

Household income Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.6% 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 Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,324 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,927 21.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,439 48.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,949 21.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 535 5.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 344 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), 48.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.8% 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 Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 422 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 183 43.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 239 56.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marrickville (State Suburbs), there were 422 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 183 (or 43.4%) were male and 239 (or 56.6%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marrickville % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,144 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,144.

Mortgage and rent Marrickville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 263 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,766 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Marrickville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $263 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,766.

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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