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Chifley, NSW

Code CED109 (CED)
People 166,307
Male 82,100
Female 84,207
Median age 32
Families 43,620
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 54,746
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,205
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 166,307 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 82,100 49.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 84,207 50.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6,377 3.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 166,307 people in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13,663 8.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13,006 7.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13,409 8.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 13,271 8.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11,942 7.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12,107 7.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11,734 7.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11,732 7.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,466 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 11,398 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 10,386 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 8,853 5.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,783 4.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,464 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,810 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,705 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,907 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,672 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60,605 48.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4,919 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9,077 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,364 5.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 45,268 35.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57,071 48.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 7,284 6.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53,706 45.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 2,940 5.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10,552 18.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,798 6.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,519 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7,841 14.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4,072 7.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,275 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,891 8.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,356 9.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,202 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 12,497 22.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 55,943 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 33.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 18.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 93,109 56.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 87,911 56.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8,618 5.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,748 3.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 52,181 33.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 33.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 45,891 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 17,087 23.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,618 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6,398 8.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 73,994 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 73,994 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 23.1% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,463 8.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,556 8.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,069 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18,087 26.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 27,805 41.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 491 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,291 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,205 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $491.

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

Unpaid work Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 76,811 60.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 37,021 29.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,036 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 12,667 10.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 24,799 19.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 27,128 21.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 12,205 9.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,678 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 10,266 23.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 22,411 51.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10,227 23.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 718 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 51.4% were couple families with children, 23.5% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,886 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,138 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,138 and those without children was $1,886.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,971 24.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 782 2.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5,114 15.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6,782 20.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,761 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,406 19.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 2,074 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,784 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 50,658 95.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,437 4.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 41,983 82.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,104 12.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,315 4.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 243 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 82.9% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 158 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,164 2.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4,190 8.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 29,030 57.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14,954 29.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,162 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 8.3% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,368 22.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 20,091 39.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17,445 34.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 292 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,462 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 22.4% were owned outright, 39.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 41,158 81.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8,402 16.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,096 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 81.2% were family households, 16.6% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5,613 11.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18,953 37.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 16,706 33.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,448 14.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,938 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Chifley, NSW % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6,378 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3,134 49.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3,244 50.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 6,378 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3,134 (or 49.1%) were male and 3,244 (or 50.9%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chifley, 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 893 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $893.

Mortgage and rent Chifley, NSW % 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 1,733 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Chifley, NSW (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 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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