2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Pelaw Main

Code SSC11855 (SSC)
People 1,027
Male 536
Female 491
Median age 38
Families 281
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 448
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $181
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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,027 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 536 52.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 491 47.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 53 5.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,027 people in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

Age Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 7.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 77 7.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 73 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 62 6.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 58 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 63 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 62 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 74 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 82 8.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 80 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 27 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 37 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 18 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 345 42.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 4.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 104 12.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 48 5.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 278 34.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.6% were married and 16.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 317 43.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 107 14.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 314 42.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 12 4.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 70 24.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 51 18.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 4.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 92 32.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 282 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 900 87.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 68 7.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 56 5.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 2.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 795 84.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 84.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 255 58.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 119 27.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 27 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 8.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 439 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 439 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 8.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 46 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 74 18.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 178 44.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 460 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,195 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 959 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) was $460.

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

Unpaid work Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 540 66.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 256 31.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 114 14.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 91 11.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 128 15.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 193 23.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 94 11.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 127 15.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 112 39.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 107 38.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 59 21.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 38.1% were couple families with children, 39.9% were couple families without children and 21.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,025 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,025 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 12.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 23.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 17.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 58 26.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 6.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.8% had both partners employed full-time, 1.4% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 398 93.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 30 7.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 361 90.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 8.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 90.9% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 93 23.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 208 52.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 77 19.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 23.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 143 36.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 136 34.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 103 26.1 743,050 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 13 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 36.2% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 272 68.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 112 28.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 2.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 32.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 181 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
None 34 8.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 144 36.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 151 37.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 61 15.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 53 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 58.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 22 41.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), there were 53 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 58.5%) were male and 22 (or 41.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pelaw Main % 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 4.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 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 Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Pelaw Main % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,679 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Pelaw Main (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,679.

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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