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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Oatley

Code SSC11799 (SSC)
People 10,098
Male 4,921
Female 5,177
Median age 41
Families 2,824
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,896
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,825
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,098 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,921 48.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,177 51.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 43 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,098 people in Oatley (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 588 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 634 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 666 6.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 671 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 638 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 511 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 507 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 638 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 662 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 733 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 833 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 704 7.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 596 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 445 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 328 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 279 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 328 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 335 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oatley (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,652 56.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 177 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 462 5.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 547 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,374 28.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oatley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.6% were married and 7.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Oatley (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,364 56.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 433 5.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,906 37.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Oatley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oatley (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 198 6.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 598 19.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 176 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 2.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 323 10.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 217 7.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 187 6.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 159 5.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 593 19.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 55 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 434 14.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,028 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oatley (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 24.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,540 74.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,247 33.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 816 8.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 576 5.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,044 52.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Oatley (State Suburbs), 52.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,193 61.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,565 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 262 5.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 204 3.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,224 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,224 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oatley (State Suburbs). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 571 11.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 552 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 447 8.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 787 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,401 47.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oatley (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Oatley (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 744 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,199 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,825 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oatley (State Suburbs) was $744.

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

Unpaid work Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,302 76.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,424 29.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,104 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,830 22.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Oatley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,023 24.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,211 26.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,223 14.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 848 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oatley (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 953 33.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,503 53.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 334 11.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 35 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oatley (State Suburbs), 53.2% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Oatley (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,412 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,143 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oatley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,143 and those without children was $2,412.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 523 21.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 96 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 603 24.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 368 15.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 121 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 463 18.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 137 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 147 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Oatley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,575 93.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 239 6.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Oatley (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,610 73.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 281 7.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 643 18.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 40 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Oatley (State Suburbs), 73.0% were separate houses, 7.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 49 1.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 771 21.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,429 40.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,291 36.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 0.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Oatley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 40.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,730 48.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,127 31.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 644 18.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oatley (State Suburbs), 48.4% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,781 77.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 734 20.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 60 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Oatley (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oatley (State Suburbs), 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.3% 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 Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
None 238 6.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,332 37.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,359 38.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 578 16.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 68 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Oatley (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 53.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 46.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oatley (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 53.3%) were male and 21 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Oatley % 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,549 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Oatley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,549.

Mortgage and rent Oatley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,885 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Oatley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,885.

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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