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Milperra

Code SSC11543 (SSC)
People 3,844
Male 1,918
Female 1,926
Median age 38
Families 1,121
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,332
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,683
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,844 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,918 49.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,926 50.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,844 people in Milperra (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 255 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 277 7.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 209 5.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 256 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 275 7.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 206 5.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 231 6.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 296 7.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 257 6.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 241 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 231 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 253 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 312 8.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 294 7.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 129 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Milperra (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,812 58.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 87 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 198 6.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 133 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 869 28.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Milperra (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Milperra (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,756 60.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 178 6.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 994 33.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Milperra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Milperra (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 88 8.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 216 20.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 91 8.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 32 3.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 128 12.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 56 5.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 3.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 93 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 163 15.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 122 11.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,041 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Milperra (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 24.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,220 83.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 866 23.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 280 7.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 168 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,410 64.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Milperra (State Suburbs), 64.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,306 62.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 594 28.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 106 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 4.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,090 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,090 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Milperra (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 190 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 192 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 207 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 368 18.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 937 46.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Milperra (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Milperra (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,794 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,683 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Milperra (State Suburbs) was $636.

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

Unpaid work Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,343 75.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,076 34.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 394 12.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 443 14.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Milperra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.8% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 704 22.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 841 27.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 445 14.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 353 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Milperra (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 401 35.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 578 51.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 136 12.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Milperra (State Suburbs), 51.6% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Milperra (State Suburbs) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,131 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,514 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Milperra (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,514 and those without children was $2,131.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 209 21.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 250 25.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 156 15.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 188 19.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 63 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 3.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Milperra (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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 Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,270 96.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 48 3.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Milperra (State Suburbs), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,243 97.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 1.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Milperra (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 2.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 684 53.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 537 42.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Milperra (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 2.1% had 2 bedrooms and 53.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 565 44.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 570 44.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 113 8.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 1.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Milperra (State Suburbs), 44.5% were owned outright, 44.9% were owned with a mortgage and 8.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,095 86.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 153 12.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Milperra (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.3% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Milperra (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.7% 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 Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
None 24 1.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 317 25.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 588 46.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 316 24.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Milperra (State Suburbs), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.9% 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 Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 41.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 45 58.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Milperra (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 41.6%) were male and 45 (or 58.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Milperra % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,874 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Milperra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,874.

Mortgage and rent Milperra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 325 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Milperra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $325 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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