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North Star

Code SSC11762 (SSC)
People 423
Male 238
Female 185
Median age 34
Families 112
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 251
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,078
Median monthly mortgage repayments $433
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 423 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 238 56.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 185 43.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 6.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 423 people in North Star (State Suburbs) of these 56.3% were male and 43.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.4% of the population.

Age North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 38 9.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 9.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 31 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 36 8.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 32 7.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 34 8.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 27 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 5.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 25 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 6.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 19 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 1.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Star (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.0% of the population.

Registered marital status North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 184 58.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 1.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 19 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 3.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 97 30.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Star (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.4% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Star (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 172 59.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 39 13.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 80 27.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In North Star (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Star (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 11 10.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 34.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 6.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 15 14.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 5.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 16.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 103 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Star (State Suburbs) 24.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.8% were in primary school, 17.5% in secondary school and 8.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 392 92.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 27 6.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 2.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 366 88.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In North Star (State Suburbs), 88.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Star % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 169 71.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 43 18.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 6.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 3.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 235 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 235 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Star (State Suburbs). Of these 71.9% were employed full time, 18.3% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 7.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 4.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 5.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 23 10.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 151 65.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Star (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in North Star (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 655 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,366 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,078 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Star (State Suburbs) was $655.

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

Unpaid work North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 238 75.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 113 36.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 34 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 120 38.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In North Star (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.2% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 38.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 62 19.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 73 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 15.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 53 16.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Star (State Suburbs), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 45.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 55 49.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 5.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Star (State Suburbs), 49.5% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 5.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 57.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 42.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In North Star (State Suburbs) 57.1% of single parents were male and 42.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,772 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Star (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,772 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 22.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 23.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 32 30.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 2.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 9.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 2.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In North Star (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 159 65.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 34.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In North Star (State Suburbs), 65.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 34.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 158 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 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 North Star (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 3.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 13.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 52 32.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 81 50.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Star (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 50 31.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 14.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 73 46.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 3.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Star (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 14.6% were owned with a mortgage and 46.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 117 73.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 40 25.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In North Star (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Star (State Suburbs), 18.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
None 6 3.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 23.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 57 35.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 32.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 4.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In North Star (State Suburbs), 23.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.5% 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 North Star % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 65.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 34.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Star (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 65.4%) were male and 9 (or 34.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Star % 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 4.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,291 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Star (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

Mortgage and rent North Star % 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 North Star (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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