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Marsfield

Code SSC11477 (SSC)
People 12,347
Male 5,896
Female 6,451
Median age 34
Families 3,025
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 5,228
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,413
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $410
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,347 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,896 47.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,451 52.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,347 people in Marsfield (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 708 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 462 3.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 403 3.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 559 4.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,785 14.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,245 10.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,080 8.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 877 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 737 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 718 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 679 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 669 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 603 4.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 432 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 383 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 346 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 319 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 343 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marsfield (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,812 44.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 188 1.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 683 6.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 599 5.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,493 41.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marsfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.7% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marsfield (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,351 43.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 608 6.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,962 50.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marsfield (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 149 3.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 392 9.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 132 3.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 294 6.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 96 2.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 45 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 210 5.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,007 47.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 108 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 756 17.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,240 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marsfield (State Suburbs) 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.6% were in primary school, 10.2% in secondary school and 52.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,236 42.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,779 67.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 594 5.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 467 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,761 23.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), 23.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,919 63.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,537 24.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 282 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 426 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,164 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,164 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marsfield (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 24.9% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 588 10.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 517 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 429 7.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,191 20.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,729 47.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marsfield (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marsfield (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 561 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,781 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,413 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marsfield (State Suburbs) was $561.

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

Unpaid work Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,013 65.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,259 21.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 947 8.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,741 16.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.0% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,556 23.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,604 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,078 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 777 7.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marsfield (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,199 39.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,343 44.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 385 12.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 98 3.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marsfield (State Suburbs), 44.4% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marsfield % 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 Marsfield (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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,343 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,577 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,577 and those without children was $2,343.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 673 26.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 92 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 438 17.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 472 18.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 140 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 455 17.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 117 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 152 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,692 93.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 343 6.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,568 33.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,810 38.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,310 27.9 465,189 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 Marsfield (State Suburbs), 33.4% were separate houses, 38.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 195 4.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,044 43.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,289 27.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,032 22.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 97 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 43.6% had 2 bedrooms and 27.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,442 30.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,361 29.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,638 34.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 110 2.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 138 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marsfield (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,939 62.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,264 27.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 487 10.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.7% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 10.4% were group households.

Household income Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.6% 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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 410 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 593 12.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,242 47.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,366 29.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 375 8.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 117 2.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Marsfield (State Suburbs), 47.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.0% 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 Marsfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 54.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 45.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marsfield (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 54.3%) were male and 16 (or 45.7%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marsfield % 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 2.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 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 Marsfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Marsfield % 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 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Marsfield (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 $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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