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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mount Druitt

Code SSC11613 (SSC)
People 15,794
Male 7,926
Female 7,868
Median age 30
Families 4,011
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,181
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,049
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,700
Median weekly rent $290
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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 15,794 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,926 50.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,868 49.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 302 1.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,794 people in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,554 9.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,340 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,219 7.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,109 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,180 7.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,323 8.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,373 8.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,166 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,100 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 996 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 882 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 696 4.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 615 3.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 425 2.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 322 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 246 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 153 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 94 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,068 52.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 475 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 807 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 475 4.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,853 33.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,619 51.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 510 4.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,828 44.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 279 4.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 887 15.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 377 6.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 244 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 692 12.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 323 5.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 176 3.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 628 11.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 524 9.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 187 3.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,351 23.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,668 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) 35.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,574 41.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,995 75.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 553 3.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 378 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,686 18.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 18.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 75.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,881 60.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,436 22.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 401 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 655 10.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,373 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,373 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 10.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 469 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 467 8.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 502 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,674 29.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,201 38.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 428 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,099 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,049 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) was $428.

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

Unpaid work Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,491 55.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,393 29.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,304 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,051 9.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,146 18.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,211 18.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 970 8.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,166 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 18.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 909 22.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,208 55.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 800 19.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 94 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 55.0% were couple families with children, 22.7% were couple families without children and 19.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,726 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,972 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,972 and those without children was $1,726.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 573 18.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 76 2.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 325 10.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 785 25.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 232 7.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 767 24.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 171 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 185 5.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 10.4% 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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,771 95.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 209 4.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,334 48.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,201 25.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,229 25.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 48.9% were separate houses, 25.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 101 2.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,362 28.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,198 46.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 960 20.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 132 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 28.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 914 19.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,562 32.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,113 44.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 167 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 19.2% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 44.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,796 79.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 846 17.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 129 2.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.8 -- 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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
None 626 13.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,133 44.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,305 27.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 491 10.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 213 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), 44.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.3% 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 Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 301 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 136 45.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 165 54.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), there were 301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 136 (or 45.2%) were male and 165 (or 54.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Druitt % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 987 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $987.

Mortgage and rent Mount Druitt % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Druitt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,647.

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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