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Matraville

Code SSC11491 (SSC)
People 9,039
Male 4,369
Female 4,670
Median age 40
Families 2,416
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,429
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,291
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,039 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,369 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,670 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 288 3.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,039 people in Matraville (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 565 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 567 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 583 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 604 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 578 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 477 5.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 453 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 638 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 683 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 714 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 628 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 541 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 560 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 435 4.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 315 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 252 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 235 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 212 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Matraville (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,551 48.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 223 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 534 7.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 498 6.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,522 34.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Matraville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Matraville (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,321 48.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 396 5.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,082 45.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Matraville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Matraville (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 160 5.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 392 14.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 278 10.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 63 2.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 234 8.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 318 11.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 73 2.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 189 6.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 390 14.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 59 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 603 21.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,759 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Matraville (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,400 59.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,342 51.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 604 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 382 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,120 36.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Matraville (State Suburbs), 36.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,657 60.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,273 28.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 257 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 216 4.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,403 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,403 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Matraville (State Suburbs). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 436 10.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 428 10.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 408 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 761 18.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,897 45.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Matraville (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Matraville (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 561 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,616 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,291 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,768 65.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,029 27.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 840 11.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 924 12.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Matraville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,637 22.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,737 23.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 763 10.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 631 8.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Matraville (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 635 26.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,263 52.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 465 19.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 52 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Matraville (State Suburbs), 52.3% were couple families with children, 26.3% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Matraville (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,142 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,592 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Matraville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,592 and those without children was $2,142.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 432 22.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 72 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 416 21.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 294 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 93 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 367 19.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 112 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 112 5.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Matraville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,108 93.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 201 6.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Matraville (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,783 57.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 796 25.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 512 16.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Matraville (State Suburbs), 57.4% were separate houses, 25.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 243 7.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 672 21.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,279 41.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 830 26.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 65 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Matraville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.8% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,076 34.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 937 30.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 996 32.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 80 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Matraville (State Suburbs), 34.6% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,325 74.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 706 22.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Matraville (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.8% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Matraville (State Suburbs), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.3% 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 Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 466 15.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,084 34.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,004 32.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 440 14.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Matraville (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 285 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 131 46.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 154 54.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Matraville (State Suburbs), there were 285 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 131 (or 46.0%) were male and 154 (or 54.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Matraville % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,158 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Matraville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,158.

Mortgage and rent Matraville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,142 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Matraville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,142.

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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