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St Helens Park

Code SSC12144 (SSC)
People 6,323
Male 3,039
Female 3,284
Median age 29
Families 1,707
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,105
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,382
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,323 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,039 48.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,284 51.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 209 3.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,323 people in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 583 9.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 565 8.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 536 8.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 514 8.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 443 7.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 545 8.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 546 8.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 519 8.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 471 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 411 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 345 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 271 4.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 241 3.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 154 2.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 71 1.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 0.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 0.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.3% of the population.

Registered marital status St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,189 47.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 191 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 366 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 144 3.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,751 37.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,086 47.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 474 10.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,842 41.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 163 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 515 24.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 129 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 2.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 342 15.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 137 6.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 1.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 180 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 166 7.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 40 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 389 18.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,146 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,793 75.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,859 31.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 485 8.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 329 5.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,296 55.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 55.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,017 62.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 790 24.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 216 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 214 6.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,237 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,237 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Helens Park (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 24.4% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 270 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 255 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 268 8.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 695 23.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,322 43.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 621 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,454 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,382 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Helens Park (State Suburbs) was $621.

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

Unpaid work St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,271 70.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,692 36.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 574 12.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 542 11.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,138 24.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,098 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 550 11.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 490 10.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 409 24.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 898 52.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 380 22.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 52.6% were couple families with children, 24.0% were couple families without children and 22.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,893 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,120 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,120 and those without children was $1,893.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 336 25.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 280 21.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 277 21.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 64 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 131 10.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 113 8.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 80 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,988 96.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 70 3.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 96.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,764 88.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 218 11.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.4 465,189 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 St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 88.7% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 71 3.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,161 58.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 734 36.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 58.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 313 15.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,044 52.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 594 29.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 1.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 15.7% were owned outright, 52.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,644 82.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 298 15.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 44 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.8% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.5% 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 St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
None 81 4.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 679 34.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 859 43.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 330 16.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 208 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 99 47.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 109 52.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Helens Park (State Suburbs), there were 208 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 99 (or 47.6%) were male and 109 (or 52.4%) 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 St Helens Park % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,224 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,224.

Mortgage and rent St Helens Park % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 325 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In St Helens Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $325 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,100.

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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