2011 Census QuickStats

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Parklea

Code SSC11841 (SSC)
People 3,455
Male 2,075
Female 1,380
Median age 31
Families 754
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 827
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $2,078
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $460
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,455 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,075 60.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,380 39.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 161 4.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,455 people in Parklea (State Suburbs) of these 60.1% were male and 39.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 272 7.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 253 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 211 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 183 5.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 311 9.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 372 10.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 418 12.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 397 11.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 277 8.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 252 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 173 5.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 119 3.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 97 2.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 43 1.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 47 1.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 0.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 0.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Parklea (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,466 53.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 125 4.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 1.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,035 38.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Parklea (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 6.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 45 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Parklea (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,199 62.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 115 6.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 600 31.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Parklea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Parklea (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 77 4.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 195 12.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 102 6.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 0.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 112 7.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 62 3.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 67 4.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 116 7.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 840 52.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,609 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Parklea (State Suburbs) 46.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 11.2% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,863 53.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,740 66.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 139 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 92 3.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 655 24.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Parklea (State Suburbs), 24.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 66.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,046 68.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 310 20.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 80 5.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 85 5.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,521 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,521 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Parklea (State Suburbs). Of these 68.8% were employed full time, 20.4% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 112 7.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 95 6.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 101 7.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 358 24.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 690 47.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Parklea (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Parklea (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 794 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,978 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,078 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Parklea (State Suburbs) was $794.

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

Unpaid work Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,447 53.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 774 28.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 148 5.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 240 8.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Parklea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 5.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 461 16.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 573 21.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 225 8.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 188 6.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), 21.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 187 24.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 486 64.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 81 10.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Parklea (State Suburbs), 64.5% were couple families with children, 24.8% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Parklea (State Suburbs) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,343 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,464 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parklea (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,464 and those without children was $2,343.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 245 36.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 141 20.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 18.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 2.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 55 8.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 5.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Parklea (State Suburbs), of couple families, 36.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 782 96.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 33 4.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Parklea (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 324 41.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 458 58.6 263,926 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 Parklea (State Suburbs), 41.4% were separate houses, 58.6% 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 70 9.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 155 19.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 550 70.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.4 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 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Parklea (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 19.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 67 8.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 521 66.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 184 23.6 743,050 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 9 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Parklea (State Suburbs), 8.6% were owned outright, 66.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 705 90.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 57 7.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Parklea (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.2% were family households, 7.3% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parklea (State Suburbs), 7.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.9% 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 460 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 72.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 27.4 -- 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
None 17 2.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 230 29.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 401 51.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 127 16.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 0.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Parklea (State Suburbs), 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 51.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 163 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 155 95.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 4.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), there were 163 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 155 (or 95.1%) were male and 8 (or 4.9%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Parklea % 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 8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Parklea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 8, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Parklea % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 550 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Parklea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $550 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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