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Pennant Hills

Code SSC11860 (SSC)
People 7,031
Male 3,443
Female 3,588
Median age 40
Families 1,941
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,592
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $400
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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,031 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,443 49.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,588 51.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,031 people in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 408 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 422 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 442 6.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 546 7.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 459 6.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 352 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 413 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 449 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 494 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 566 8.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 522 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 458 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 407 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 313 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 250 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 186 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 176 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 168 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,290 57.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 117 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 321 5.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 303 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,732 30.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,097 57.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 218 4.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,055 38.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 138 6.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 408 18.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 102 4.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 46 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 380 17.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 92 4.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 120 5.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 150 6.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 527 23.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 41 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 208 9.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,212 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.1% were in primary school, 26.8% in secondary school and 30.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,428 63.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,995 44.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 488 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 389 5.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,932 43.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 43.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,202 59.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,140 30.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 150 4.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 204 5.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,696 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,696 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 462 13.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 335 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 344 9.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 552 15.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,653 47.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 693 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,236 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,842 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) was $693.

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

Unpaid work Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,451 77.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,662 28.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 685 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,450 25.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,448 25.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,604 27.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 824 14.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 576 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 626 32.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,071 55.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 219 11.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 55.2% were couple families with children, 32.3% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs) 20.1% of single parents were male and 79.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,586 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,026 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,026 and those without children was $2,586.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 391 23.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 59 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 396 23.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 285 16.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 108 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 286 16.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 78 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 95 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,413 94.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 5.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,864 77.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 258 10.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 282 11.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 77.2% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 116 4.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 335 13.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 892 37.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,037 43.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.9% had 2 bedrooms and 37.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 977 40.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 919 38.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 467 19.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 40.5% were owned outright, 38.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,889 78.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 486 20.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 40 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 20.1% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 14.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.4% 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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
None 151 6.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 970 40.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 937 38.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 322 13.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 1.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 29.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 70.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 29.6%) were male and 19 (or 70.4%) 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 Pennant Hills % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 974 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

Mortgage and rent Pennant Hills % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Pennant Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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