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Weston (NSW)

Code SSC12485 (SSC)
People 3,682
Male 1,789
Female 1,893
Median age 36
Families 994
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,405
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $973
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $180
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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,682 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,789 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,893 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 237 6.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,682 people in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.4% of the population.

Age Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 311 8.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 282 7.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 7.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 241 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 217 5.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 242 6.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 229 6.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 264 7.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 217 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 213 5.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 214 5.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 219 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 169 4.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 96 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 70 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 86 2.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 98 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,211 43.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 286 10.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 219 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,013 35.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,130 44.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 335 13.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,094 42.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 88 8.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 297 29.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 3.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 188 18.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 34 3.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 8.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 32 3.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 202 20.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,007 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.1% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,303 89.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 298 8.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 187 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 139 4.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,875 82.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 82.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 851 56.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 414 27.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 126 8.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 117 7.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,508 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,508 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 132 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 144 10.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 140 10.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 267 19.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 587 42.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,167 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 973 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $437.

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

Unpaid work Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,814 64.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 917 32.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 367 13.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 261 9.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.5% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 473 16.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 617 21.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 349 12.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 372 13.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 340 34.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 410 41.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 237 23.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.2% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 23.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,878 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,914 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,914 and those without children was $1,878.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 123 16.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 158 21.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 110 14.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 38 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 201 26.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 57 7.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,308 94.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 74 5.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,262 96.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 2.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 1.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 2.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 295 22.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 712 54.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 241 18.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.6% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 432 33.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 494 37.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 331 25.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 33.0% were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 966 73.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 319 24.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.9% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 109 8.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 456 34.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 443 33.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 245 18.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 238 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 116 48.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 122 51.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 238 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 116 (or 48.7%) were male and 122 (or 51.3%) 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 Weston (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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,108 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,108.

Mortgage and rent Weston (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 168 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,270 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Weston (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $168 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,270.

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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