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Nelson (The Hills - NSW)

Code SSC11698 (SSC)
People 471
Male 250
Female 221
Median age 38
Families 124
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 160
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,963
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,467
Median weekly rent $322
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 471 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 250 53.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 221 46.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 471 people in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 4.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 38 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 26 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 30 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 8.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 4.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 22 4.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 37 7.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 9.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 9.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 39 8.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5 1.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 215 56.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 31 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 110 28.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 204 56.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 5.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 137 38.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 10 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 9.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 7.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 8.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 3.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 8.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 4.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 25 17.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 11.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 18.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 142 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 28.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 397 83.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 84 19.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 43 9.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 21 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 295 66.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 66.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 168 61.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 65 23.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 10.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 4.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 273 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 273 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 21 8.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 8.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 14.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 132 50.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 724 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,027 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,963 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $724.

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

Unpaid work Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 271 70.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 117 30.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 43 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 69 18.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 81 21.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 101 26.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 47 12.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 39 10.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 32.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 71 56.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 11 8.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 56.8% were couple families with children, 32.0% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 38.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 61.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs) 38.5% of single parents were male and 61.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,333 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,708 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,708 and those without children was $2,333.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 29 25.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 24 21.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 13.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 14.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 9.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 8.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 150 97.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4 2.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 97.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 2.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 143 96.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 3.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10 6.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 41 27.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 87 59.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 27.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 72 49.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 40 27.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 17.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 5.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 49.7% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 122 82.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 14.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.4% were family households, 14.2% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.9% 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 322 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5 3.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18 12.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 50 33.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 47.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 47.3% 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 Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Nelson (The Hills - 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 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Nelson (The Hills - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Nelson (The Hills - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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