2011 Census QuickStats

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Richmond (NSW)

Code SSC11969 (SSC)
People 5,274
Male 2,558
Female 2,716
Median age 40
Families 1,173
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,358
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $950
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $265
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,274 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,558 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,716 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 139 2.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,274 people in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 270 5.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 210 4.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 217 4.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 313 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 592 11.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 454 8.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 310 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 261 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 310 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 299 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 314 6.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 274 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 264 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 197 3.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 218 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 209 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 242 4.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 320 6.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,490 32.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 176 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 519 11.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 554 12.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,833 40.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.6% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,290 36.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 348 9.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,920 54.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 84 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 198 13.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 50 3.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 149 10.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 39 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 2.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 127 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 281 19.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 34 2.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 418 29.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,433 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.6% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 28.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,122 78.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,117 23.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 387 8.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 279 5.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,017 62.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 62.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,653 64.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 644 25.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 132 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 151 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,580 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,580 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.1% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 215 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 202 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 226 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 450 18.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,203 49.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 575 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,307 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 950 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $575.

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

Unpaid work Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,988 65.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,040 22.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 473 10.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 724 15.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 978 21.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,178 25.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 455 10.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 377 8.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 443 37.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 398 33.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 298 25.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 35 3.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 33.9% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 25.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.2% of single parents were male and 85.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,024 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,291 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,291 and those without children was $2,024.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 170 20.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 173 20.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 148 17.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 184 21.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 55 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,072 92.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 181 8.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,082 52.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 684 33.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 286 13.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 52.2% were separate houses, 33.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 115 5.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 673 32.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 917 44.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 299 14.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 61 2.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 32.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 601 29.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 477 23.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 893 43.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 83 4.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.0% were owned outright, 23.0% were owned with a mortgage and 43.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,151 55.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 835 40.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 87 4.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.5% were family households, 40.3% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 32.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.2 -- 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 Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 276 13.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 947 45.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 537 25.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 211 10.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 100 4.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), 45.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.2% 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 Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 140 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 75 53.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 65 46.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 140 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 75 (or 53.6%) were male and 65 (or 46.4%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Richmond (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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,611 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,611.

Mortgage and rent Richmond (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 205 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Richmond (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $205 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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