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Banks, NSW

Code CED101 (CED)
People 147,760
Male 71,755
Female 76,005
Median age 38
Families 40,027
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 56,205
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,264
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $350
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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 147,760 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 71,755 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 76,005 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,001 0.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 147,760 people in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,092 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,408 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 8,978 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,156 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10,578 7.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11,366 7.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10,279 7.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,183 6.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,089 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10,697 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 10,265 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 8,615 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,604 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,899 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,878 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4,294 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,631 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,749 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63,882 52.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,069 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,817 7.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,584 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 37,926 31.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58,755 52.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,569 4.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 48,684 43.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 2,257 5.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,538 16.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,259 5.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 975 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6,021 13.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,319 5.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,346 3.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,519 7.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8,445 18.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,266 2.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 9,177 20.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 45,122 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.9% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 26.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 80,735 54.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 82,422 59.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8,404 6.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,256 3.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 42,781 30.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 30.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 43,788 61.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 19,434 27.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,012 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,387 6.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 71,621 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 71,621 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6,417 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,795 10.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,222 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14,181 21.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 29,609 44.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 537 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,471 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,264 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $537.

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

Unpaid work Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 78,117 64.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 31,860 26.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13,634 11.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 15,682 12.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 26,366 21.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 27,791 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,215 10.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 10,745 8.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,896 32.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19,916 49.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,368 15.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 848 2.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 49.8% were couple families with children, 32.2% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,093 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,399 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,399 and those without children was $2,093.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,259 22.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,177 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,145 18.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5,658 17.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,959 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,898 21.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,866 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,852 5.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 51,392 94.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,923 5.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 94.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 29,955 58.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,392 12.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14,792 28.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 229 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 58.3% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 319 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,247 4.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14,813 28.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 20,035 39.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12,977 25.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 999 1.9 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 28.8% had 2 bedrooms and 39.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,938 34.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16,721 32.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15,038 29.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 386 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,308 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 34.9% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 38,322 74.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11,344 22.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,727 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% 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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
None 6,736 13.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20,515 39.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 16,144 31.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,410 12.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,587 3.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.5% 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 Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,003 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 477 47.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 526 52.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 1,003 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 477 (or 47.6%) were male and 526 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Banks, 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,085 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,085.

Mortgage and rent Banks, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 265 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Banks, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $265 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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