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Springfield (Gosford - NSW)

Code SSC12134 (SSC)
People 4,108
Male 1,956
Female 2,152
Median age 35
Families 1,110
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,546
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,108 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,956 47.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,152 52.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 105 2.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,108 people in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 339 8.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 323 7.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 337 8.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 298 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 219 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 223 5.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 265 6.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 291 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 297 7.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 339 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 333 8.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 268 6.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 186 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 121 2.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 105 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 1.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,536 49.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 96 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 314 10.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 161 5.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,001 32.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,451 50.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 253 8.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,169 40.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 110 8.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 274 19.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 65 4.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 73 5.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 221 16.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 60 4.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 91 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 153 11.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 34 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 255 18.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,378 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) 33.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,327 81.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 733 19.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 360 9.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 201 5.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,501 65.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 65.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,133 56.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 633 31.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 134 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 118 5.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,018 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,018 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 230 12.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 190 10.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 215 11.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 361 19.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 767 40.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,496 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,290 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $548.

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

Unpaid work Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,323 74.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,108 35.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 371 11.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 603 19.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.6% 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, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 702 22.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 838 27.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 405 13.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 373 12.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 319 28.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 552 49.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 228 20.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 49.8% were couple families with children, 28.8% were couple families without children and 20.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs) 10.6% of single parents were male and 89.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,956 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,104 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,104 and those without children was $1,956.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 173 19.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 233 26.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 137 15.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 4.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 128 14.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 72 8.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 54 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,405 94.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 83 5.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,324 94.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 5.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.7 465,189 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.2% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 1.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 113 8.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 729 51.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 517 36.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.4 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 8.0% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 341 24.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 662 47.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 370 26.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.3% were owned outright, 47.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,088 77.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 292 20.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.4% were family households, 20.8% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.1% 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 86 6.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 529 37.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 554 39.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 202 14.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 2.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 105 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 44.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 58 55.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 105 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 44.8%) were male and 58 (or 55.2%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Springfield (Gosford - 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 916 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $916.

Mortgage and rent Springfield (Gosford - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 186 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,108 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Springfield (Gosford - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $186 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,108.

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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