Blaxland

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED105
People 174,634
Male 51%
Female 49%
Median age 32
Families 41,967
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 56,881
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,222
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 89,077 51.0 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 85,554 49.0 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,011 0.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 174,634 people in Blaxland. Of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 13,427 7.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 12,316 7.1 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 11,147 6.4 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 11,308 6.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 14,140 8.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 16,142 9.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 14,352 8.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 11,793 6.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,656 6.1 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,338 5.9 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,248 5.9 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,712 5.6 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 7,963 4.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 6,574 3.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,772 2.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,674 2.1 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,800 1.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3,267 1.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Blaxland was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 70,838 51.4 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,919 3.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 10,718 7.8 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 6,899 5.0 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 44,361 32.2 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Blaxland aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 59,963 47.8 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 5,061 4.0 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 60,475 48.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Blaxland, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,710 4.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9,086 15.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,963 5.0 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,847 4.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 7,558 12.6 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,518 4.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,960 3.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,973 6.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 10,587 17.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 2,493 4.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 13,060 21.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Blaxland 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 24.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 23,833 17.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 11,046 8.0 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,233 1.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 11,704 8.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 31,431 22.8 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 5,104 3.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 14,457 10.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 111 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 23 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 15,073 10.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5,288 3.8 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 13,618 9.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Blaxland, 22.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Lebanese 28,776 14.1 166,591 1.7 230,869 0.7
Chinese 23,102 11.3 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Australian 19,850 9.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Vietnamese 17,128 8.4 109,588 1.1 294,798 0.9
English 16,653 8.2 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0

The most common ancestries in Blaxland were Lebanese 14.1%, Chinese 11.3%, Australian 9.7%, Vietnamese 8.4% and English 8.2%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Blaxland (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 76,707 43.9 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Vietnam 13,888 8.0 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 10,955 6.3 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Lebanon 10,519 6.0 57,381 0.8 78,653 0.3
Pakistan 4,039 2.3 24,524 0.3 61,913 0.3
India 3,403 1.9 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9

In Blaxland, 43.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Vietnam 8.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.3%, Lebanon 6.0%, Pakistan 2.3% and India 1.9%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 125,886 72.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 9,602 5.5 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 5,018 2.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 22,271 12.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Blaxland, 12.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 27,492 15.7 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Lebanon 26,768 15.3 143,993 1.9 196,333 0.8
Vietnam 19,532 11.2 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 16,074 9.2 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
India 4,749 2.7 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Blaxland, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 15.7%, Lebanon 15.3%, Vietnam 11.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9.2% and India 2.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 32,152 18.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Lebanon 23,767 13.6 129,707 1.7 176,241 0.8
Vietnam 20,393 11.7 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 15,690 9.0 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
Pakistan 4,745 2.7 30,545 0.4 75,097 0.3

In Blaxland, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 18.4%, Lebanon 13.6%, Vietnam 11.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9.0% and Pakistan 2.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Islam 50,997 29.2 267,659 3.6 604,240 2.6
Catholic 33,535 19.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 23,358 13.4 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 16,138 9.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 14,323 8.2 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Blaxland were Islam 29.2%, Catholic 19.2%, No Religion, so described 13.4%, Not stated 9.2% and Buddhism 8.2%. In Blaxland, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (39.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 35,074 20.1 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Vietnamese 17,002 9.7 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 10,554 6.0 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 8,260 4.7 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Urdu 4,880 2.8 29,722 0.4 69,293 0.3
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English only spoken at home 44,481 25.5 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 37,797 71.0 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Blaxland 25.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 20.1%, Vietnamese 9.7%, Mandarin 6.0%, Cantonese 4.7% and Urdu 2.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 39,031 54.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 21,540 30.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,882 5.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7,349 10.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 71,802 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blaxland. Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 10.2% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,080 11.0 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,811 12.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 6,651 10.3 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 15,149 23.5 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 23,887 37.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Blaxland, 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 10,403 16.1 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 10,349 16.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 8,687 13.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 8,483 13.2 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 6,895 10.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 6,333 9.8 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 6,136 9.5 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 5,297 8.2 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Blaxland included Professionals 16.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.5%, Labourers 13.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.7%, Sales Workers 9.8%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.5% and Managers 8.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,682 2.6 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 1,680 2.6 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,543 2.4 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Child Care Services 1,493 2.3 39,224 1.2 118,234 1.1
Aged Care Residential Services 1,322 2.1 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Blaxland, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.6%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.6%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.4%, Child Care Services 2.3% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 462 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,285 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,222 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blaxland was $462.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 37,282 57.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 9,215 14.3 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 3,515 5.5 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 1,671 2.6 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Worked at home 1,580 2.5 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 13,757 21.3 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 42,847 66.5 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Blaxland, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 57.8%, Train 14.3%, Car, as passenger 5.5%, Train, bus 2.6% and Worked at home 2.5%. On the day, 21.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 66.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 74,881 54.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 33,704 24.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 16,149 11.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 13,832 10.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Blaxland, of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 11.7% 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.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 26,214 19.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 25,288 18.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 11,462 8.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 11,915 8.6 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blaxland, 18.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 10,549 25.1 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 22,585 53.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,847 18.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 982 2.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Blaxland, 53.8% were couple families with children, 25.1% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Blaxland, 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 5,025 15.2 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,257 3.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,151 12.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,991 21.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3,417 10.3 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,853 26.7 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,599 4.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,842 5.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Blaxland, of couple families with children, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 12.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 50,368 93.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,645 6.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Blaxland, 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 29,689 58.9 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7,075 14.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 13,063 25.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 316 0.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Blaxland, 58.9% were separate houses, 14.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.9% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 422 0.8 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 2,210 4.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 13,855 27.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 19,275 38.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 12,865 25.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,744 3.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blaxland, of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 27.5% had 2 bedrooms and 38.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 14,033 27.9 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 14,375 28.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 19,734 39.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 327 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,891 3.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Blaxland, 27.9% were owned outright, 28.5% were owned with a mortgage and 39.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 38,948 77.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 9,233 18.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 2,178 4.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Blaxland, of all households, 77.3% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

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Household income Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Blaxland, 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 390 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.1 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 19.9 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.2 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 5,884 11.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 18,159 36.1 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 15,439 30.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 8,551 17.0 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,331 4.6 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Blaxland, 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 8,374 16.6 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 40,007 79.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,989 3.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Blaxland, 79.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 468 46.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 549 54.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Blaxland, 46.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.0% were female. The median age was 26 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,136 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Blaxland, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,136.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blaxland % Blaxland New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 318 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Blaxland, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $318 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,145.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.