2011 Census QuickStats

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Pelican (NSW)

Code SSC11856 (SSC)
People 841
Male 443
Female 398
Median age 45
Families 258
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 376
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,016
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $260
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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 841 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 443 52.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 398 47.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 2.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 841 people in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 4.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 43 5.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 7.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 42 5.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 44 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 38 4.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 49 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 64 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 58 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 67 8.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 61 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 58 6.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 3.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 4.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 30 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 362 51.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 27 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 48 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 193 27.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 350 52.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 68 10.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 247 37.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 13 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 52 24.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 4.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 34 16.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 6.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 10.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 7.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 4.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 42 19.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 213 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 19.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 789 93.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 57 7.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 34 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 21 2.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 708 86.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 86.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 219 58.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 117 31.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 4.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 373 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 373 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 7.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 44 12.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 43 12.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 62 17.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 158 45.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 493 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,275 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,016 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $493.

Travel to work, top responses Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 484 68.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 196 27.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 105 15.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 105 15.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 15.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 144 20.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 182 26.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 95 13.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 61 8.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 116 45.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 98 38.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 13.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.1% were couple families with children, 45.1% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 36.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 63.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs) 36.1% of single parents were male and 63.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,949 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,194 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,194 and those without children was $1,949.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 14.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 50 23.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 8.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 3.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 71 33.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 5.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 339 90.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 37 9.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 320 94.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 5.6 263,926 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 Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 5.6% 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 68 20.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 178 52.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 77 22.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.5 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 Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 20.0% 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 160 47.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 96 28.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 72 21.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.5% were owned outright, 28.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 252 74.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 77 22.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.3% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 26 7.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 119 35.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 138 40.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 12.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 63.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 36.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 50 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 63.6%) were male and 8 (or 36.4%) were female. The median age was 50 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pelican (NSW) % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Pelican (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 335 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,351 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Pelican (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $335 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,351.

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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