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Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW)

Code SSC12173 (SSC)
People 6,587
Male 3,167
Female 3,420
Median age 35
Families 1,605
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,043
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,570
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,587 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,167 48.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,420 51.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,587 people in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 435 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 294 4.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 224 3.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 250 3.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 464 7.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 735 11.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 796 12.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 666 10.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 550 8.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 480 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 415 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 335 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 298 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 2.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 122 1.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 116 1.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 135 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,123 37.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 138 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 498 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 229 4.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,645 47.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.7% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,868 38.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 729 14.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,305 47.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 104 5.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 296 15.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 1.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 144 7.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 51 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 56 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 169 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 541 28.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 71 3.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 435 22.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,918 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.1% were in primary school, 13.1% in secondary school and 37.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,838 58.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,932 48.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 523 8.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 362 6.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,248 37.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 37.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,533 64.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,036 26.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 189 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 201 5.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,959 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,959 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.0% were employed full time, 26.2% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 280 7.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 388 10.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 371 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 708 18.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,826 48.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 822 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,108 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,570 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $822.

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

Unpaid work Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,116 73.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,295 23.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 544 9.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,008 17.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.0% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,586 28.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,657 29.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 541 9.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 332 5.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 669 41.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 666 41.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 221 13.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 49 3.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,403 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,964 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,964 and those without children was $2,403.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 418 31.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 59 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 297 22.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 204 15.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 112 8.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 91 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 85 6.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,714 93.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 181 6.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 652 24.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 470 17.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,550 57.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.0% were separate houses, 17.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 57.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 36 1.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 456 16.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,339 49.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 555 20.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 282 10.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 1.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 16.8% had 1 bedroom, 49.3% had 2 bedrooms and 20.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 557 20.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 782 28.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,304 48.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.5% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 48.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,588 58.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 907 33.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 220 8.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.5% were family households, 33.4% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.8% 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 Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.2 -- 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 Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 583 21.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,420 52.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 540 19.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 105 3.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 66 2.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), 52.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 19.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.9% 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 Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 42.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 26 57.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 42.2%) were male and 26 (or 57.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Summer Hill (Ashfield - 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,406 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,406.

Mortgage and rent Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 348 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 5,084 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Summer Hill (Ashfield - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $348 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $5,084.

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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