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Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW)

Code SSC11976 (SSC)
People 3,154
Male 1,640
Female 1,514
Median age 39
Families 841
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,027
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $2,702
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,792
Median weekly rent $581
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People — demographics & education
People Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,154 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,640 52.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,514 48.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,154 people in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 192 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 264 8.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 289 9.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 343 10.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 169 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 76 2.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 82 2.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 163 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 276 8.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 307 9.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 239 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 182 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 173 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 133 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 86 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 1.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 65 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 64 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,461 60.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 1.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 87 3.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 110 4.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 721 29.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.6% were married and 4.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,386 63.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 64 2.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 732 33.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 67 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 155 13.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 180 15.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 37 3.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 44 3.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 281 23.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 91 7.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 2.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 210 17.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 74 6.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,184 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) 37.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 35.2% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,392 75.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 950 31.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 289 9.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 193 6.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,629 53.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 53.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 880 56.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 547 35.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 3.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,548 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,548 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 193 12.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 187 12.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 164 11.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 113 7.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 766 51.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 867 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,844 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,702 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $867.

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

Unpaid work Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,895 78.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 873 36.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 322 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 834 34.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.2% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 615 25.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 689 28.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 333 13.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 260 10.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 213 25.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 531 63.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 89 10.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 63.1% were couple families with children, 25.3% were couple families without children and 10.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,718 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,622 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,622 and those without children was $2,718.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 161 21.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 217 29.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 120 16.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 4.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 108 14.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 34 4.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 29.0% 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 954 94.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 5.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 897 94.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 1.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.6 465,189 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.2% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 77 8.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 296 31.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 555 58.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.9 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 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.1% had 2 bedrooms and 31.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 444 46.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 364 38.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 126 13.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.6% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 13.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 828 86.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 115 12.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.9% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 39.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 39.8% 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 581 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,792 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.0 -- 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 34 3.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 266 27.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 486 51.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 155 16.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 51.0% 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 Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 76.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 23.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 76.9%) were male and 3 (or 23.1%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Riverview (Lane Cove - 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Riverview (Lane Cove - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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