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Gloucester

Code UCL115069 (UCL)
People 2,336
Male 1,137
Female 1,199
Median age 49
Families 626
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,219
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $713
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $180
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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,336 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,137 48.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,199 51.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 149 6.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,336 people in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.4% of the population.

Age Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 134 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 110 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 123 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 130 5.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 101 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 101 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 100 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 94 4.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 135 5.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 129 5.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 177 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 154 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 161 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 6.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 141 6.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 153 6.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 134 5.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 107 4.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 934 47.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 82 4.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 200 10.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 246 12.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 506 25.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 844 49.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 159 9.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 721 41.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 41 7.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 125 24.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 2.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 109 21.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 0.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 4.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 29.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 520 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,080 89.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 169 7.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 106 4.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 63 2.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,873 84.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 509 56.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 297 32.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 53 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 5.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 909 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 909 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.0% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 130 15.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 95 11.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 143 16.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 359 41.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 397 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 944 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 713 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) was $397.

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

Unpaid work Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,325 67.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 443 22.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 259 13.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 423 21.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 320 16.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 462 23.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 291 14.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 255 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 53.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 178 28.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 95 15.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.5% were couple families with children, 53.9% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,455 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,511 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,511 and those without children was $1,455.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 68 13.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 105 20.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 57 11.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 5.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 168 32.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 45 8.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,020 86.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 155 13.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 876 85.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 2.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 75 7.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 48 4.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.9% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 4.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 4.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 183 17.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 538 52.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 223 21.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.0 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 52.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 454 44.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 208 20.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 321 31.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 34 3.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.5% were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 31.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 621 60.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 378 37.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 60.9% were family households, 37.1% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
None 117 11.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 475 46.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 287 28.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 10.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.4% 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 Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 150 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 71 47.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 79 52.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 71 (or 47.3%) were male and 79 (or 52.7%) 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 Gloucester % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 790 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $790.

Mortgage and rent Gloucester % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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