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South Hurstville

Code SSC12105 (SSC)
People 4,928
Male 2,348
Female 2,580
Median age 37
Families 1,320
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,834
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,305
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,928 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,348 47.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,580 52.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,928 people in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 311 6.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 301 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 320 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 349 7.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 325 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 343 7.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 356 7.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 358 7.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 359 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 365 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 303 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 272 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 165 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 170 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 130 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 119 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 145 2.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,008 50.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 116 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 294 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 275 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,301 32.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,864 49.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 183 4.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,706 45.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 85 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 249 16.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 93 6.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 2.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 249 16.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 69 4.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 278 18.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 44 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 270 17.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,526 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.4% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 26.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,596 52.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,000 64.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 276 5.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 200 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,202 25.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 25.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 64.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,429 60.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 659 27.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 135 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 138 5.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,361 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,361 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Hurstville (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 224 10.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 223 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 213 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 470 21.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 958 43.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,453 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,305 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Hurstville (State Suburbs) was $520.

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

Unpaid work South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,513 62.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,075 26.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 451 11.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 465 11.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% 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, 11.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 887 22.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 905 22.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 376 9.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 349 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 South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 343 26.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 707 53.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 239 18.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 2.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 53.5% were couple families with children, 26.0% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs) 11.0% of single parents were male and 89.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,103 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,321 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,321 and those without children was $2,103.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 220 21.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 195 18.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 179 17.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 67 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 230 21.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 47 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 70 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,674 93.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 113 6.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 918 54.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 393 23.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 357 21.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 54.8% were separate houses, 23.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 480 28.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 726 43.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 386 23.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 28.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 616 36.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 595 35.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 404 24.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 36.8% were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,256 75.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 367 21.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 50 3.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.1% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 21.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 187 11.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 708 42.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 533 31.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 194 11.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 50 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.6% 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 South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 38.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 61.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in South Hurstville (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 38.5%) were male and 16 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics South Hurstville % 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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent South Hurstville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In South Hurstville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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