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Rossmore (NSW)

Code SSC12004 (SSC)
People 2,412
Male 1,236
Female 1,176
Median age 37
Families 623
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 756
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,284
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,412 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,236 51.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,176 48.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 1.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,412 people in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 150 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 190 7.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 190 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 184 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 137 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 146 6.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 129 5.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 178 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 154 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 154 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 138 5.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 159 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 188 7.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 134 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 83 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 49 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,061 56.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 63 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 104 5.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 67 3.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 590 31.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 982 57.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 62 3.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 675 39.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 48 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 139 17.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 7.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 37 4.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 84 10.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 6.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 5.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 55 6.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 258 32.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 800 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,588 65.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,078 49.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 180 8.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 66 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 846 39.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 643 58.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 300 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 86 7.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 65 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,094 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,094 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 97 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 94 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 106 10.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 162 15.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 484 47.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,336 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,284 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $500.

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

Unpaid work Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,139 60.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 498 26.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 213 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 172 9.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 349 18.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 363 19.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 210 11.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 217 11.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 192 30.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 343 55.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 86 13.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 55.0% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,734 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,154 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,154 and those without children was $1,734.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 98 18.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 4.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 93 17.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 14.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 124 23.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 39 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 17.6% 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 Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 668 95.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 31 4.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 663 99.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.7 263,926 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 Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.7% 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 Rossmore (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 1.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 6.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 226 33.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 382 57.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.5 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 33.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 306 45.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 162 24.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 175 26.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 45.7% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 583 87.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 82 12.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 0.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.0% were family households, 12.2% were single person households and 0.7% were group households.

Household income Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 17 2.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 131 19.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 217 32.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 278 41.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.5% 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 Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 40 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 40.0%) were male and 24 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rossmore (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 4.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,483 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,483.

Mortgage and rent Rossmore (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 600 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Rossmore (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $600 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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