2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Old Bar

Code SSC11803 (SSC)
People 4,272
Male 2,020
Female 2,252
Median age 45
Families 1,215
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,048
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $805
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,272 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,020 47.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,252 52.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 152 3.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,272 people in Old Bar (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 275 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 255 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 274 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 299 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 159 3.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 172 4.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 185 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 238 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 277 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 240 5.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 301 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 324 7.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 257 6.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 269 6.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 258 6.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 215 5.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 162 3.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 110 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Old Bar (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,795 51.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 131 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 364 10.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 286 8.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 887 25.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Old Bar (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Old Bar (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,630 52.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 285 9.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,206 38.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Old Bar (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 88 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 273 23.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 3.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 209 18.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 61 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 40 3.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 96 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 50 4.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 276 23.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,160 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Old Bar (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,615 84.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 493 12.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 264 6.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 160 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,059 76.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), 76.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 859 51.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 580 34.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 95 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 144 8.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,678 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,678 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Old Bar (State Suburbs). Of these 51.2% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 189 12.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 181 11.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 205 13.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 299 19.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 558 36.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Old Bar (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Old Bar (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 426 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 956 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 805 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Old Bar (State Suburbs) was $426.

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

Unpaid work Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,482 71.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 893 25.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 495 14.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 709 20.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 14.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 588 17.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 908 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 528 15.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 461 13.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Old Bar (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 588 48.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 397 32.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 221 18.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Old Bar (State Suburbs), 32.7% were couple families with children, 48.4% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Old Bar (State Suburbs) 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,886 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,815 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,815 and those without children was $1,886.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 134 13.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 4.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 149 15.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 101 10.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 74 7.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 367 37.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 74 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 15.1% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,713 86.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 277 13.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), 86.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,322 77.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 299 17.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 78 4.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Old Bar (State Suburbs), 77.1% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 33 1.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 330 19.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 818 47.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 501 29.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 717 41.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 419 24.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 513 30.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Old Bar (State Suburbs), 41.9% were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,195 69.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 476 27.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 44 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), 36.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
None 98 5.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 748 43.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 604 35.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 197 11.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 67 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 151 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 77 51.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 74 49.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Old Bar (State Suburbs), there were 151 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 77 (or 51.0%) were male and 74 (or 49.0%) 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 Old Bar % 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,068 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,068.

Mortgage and rent Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Old Bar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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