2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Meadowbank (NSW)

Code SSC11502 (SSC)
People 3,667
Male 1,852
Female 1,815
Median age 31
Families 977
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 1,985
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,419
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,667 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,852 50.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,815 49.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,667 people in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 220 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 82 2.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 2.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 101 2.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 369 10.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 713 19.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 697 19.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 387 10.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 231 6.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 167 4.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 158 4.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 151 4.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 111 3.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 86 2.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 58 1.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 0.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 0.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,539 46.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 87 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 230 7.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 52 1.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,384 42.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,342 44.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 349 11.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,305 43.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 34 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 37 3.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 5.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 2.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 68 6.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 0.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 138 12.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 427 38.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 61 5.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 279 24.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,123 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.3% were in primary school, 7.9% in secondary school and 50.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,259 34.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,446 72.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 120 3.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 109 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 686 20.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,618 69.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 471 20.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 88 3.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 154 6.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,331 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,331 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 69.4% were employed full time, 20.2% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 143 6.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 193 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 137 6.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 491 22.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,126 51.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 32 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 32 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

Occupation Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 797 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,744 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,419 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $797.

Travel to work, top responses Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,189 66.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 589 17.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 225 6.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 466 14.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.9% provided care for children and 6.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 891 27.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 873 26.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 261 7.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 164 5.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 568 58.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 29.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 86 8.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 3.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.9% were couple families with children, 58.1% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs) 8.4% of single parents were male and 91.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,222 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,162 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,162 and those without children was $2,222.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 290 33.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 124 14.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 198 23.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 6.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 82 9.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 40 4.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 4.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 14.5% 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 Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,694 91.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 153 8.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 60 3.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,613 95.2 465,189 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 Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 3.5% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 95.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 37 2.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 455 26.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 894 52.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 249 14.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 28 1.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 26.9% had 1 bedroom, 52.8% had 2 bedrooms and 14.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.9. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 210 12.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 406 24.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,033 61.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.4% were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 61.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 964 56.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 605 35.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 126 7.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.9% were family households, 35.7% were single person households and 7.4% were group households.

Household income Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.2 -- 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 Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 300 17.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,001 59.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 321 18.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 2.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), 59.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.3% 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 Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 45 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 45 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Meadowbank (NSW) % 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 1.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Meadowbank (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 423 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Meadowbank (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $423 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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