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Old Bar

Code UCL115114 (UCL)
People 3,650
Male 1,709
Female 1,941
Median age 44
Families 1,025
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,793
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $781
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,650 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,709 46.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,941 53.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 124 3.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,650 people in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 240 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 224 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 230 6.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 256 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 144 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 155 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 157 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 208 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 237 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 196 5.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 235 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 263 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 211 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 213 5.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 233 6.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 194 5.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 145 4.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 111 3.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,491 50.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 322 10.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 257 8.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 781 26.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,342 50.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 248 9.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,057 39.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 34 -- 33 --

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

Education Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 74 7.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 238 23.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 30 3.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 179 17.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 4.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 3.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 46 4.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 251 25.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 998 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 26.3% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,084 84.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 408 12.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 219 6.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 138 4.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,603 77.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 724 51.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 479 33.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 83 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 128 9.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,414 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,414 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.2% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 9.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 156 12.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 146 11.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 173 13.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 258 20.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 465 36.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Old Bar % 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 Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 418 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 922 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 781 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) was $418.

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

Unpaid work Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,109 71.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 744 25.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 399 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 604 20.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 509 17.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 774 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 442 14.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 382 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 Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 492 48.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 322 31.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 205 20.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.4% were couple families with children, 48.0% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

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

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,015 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,771 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,771 and those without children was $2,015.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 118 14.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 120 14.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 81 9.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 6.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 316 38.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 58 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 14.7% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,490 85.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 247 14.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,096 73.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 299 20.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 78 5.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 0.9 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.7% were separate houses, 20.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 316 21.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 733 49.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 383 25.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 21.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 600 40.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 354 23.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 474 31.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.3% were owned outright, 23.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,017 68.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 435 29.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.3% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
None 94 6.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 692 46.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 504 33.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 142 9.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.5% 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 Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 124 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 53.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 58 46.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 124 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 53.2%) were male and 58 (or 46.8%) 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 Old Bar % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,042 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,042.

Mortgage and rent Old Bar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,470 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Old Bar (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,470.

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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