Hughes

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED119
People 144,289
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%
Median age 38
Families 40,069
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1
All private dwellings 51,138
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,088
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,383
Median weekly rent $445
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 71,070 49.3 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 73,218 50.7 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,792 1.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 144,289 people in Hughes. Of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 9,871 6.8 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 10,392 7.2 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 9,664 6.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 9,318 6.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 8,788 6.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 8,243 5.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 9,114 6.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 9,940 6.9 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,888 7.5 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,324 7.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,844 6.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,262 6.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 7,914 5.5 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 6,916 4.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,288 3.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,356 2.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,342 1.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,827 2.0 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Hughes was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 64,222 56.2 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,857 2.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 7,904 6.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,277 4.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 34,103 29.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Hughes aged 15 years and over, 56.2% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 59,575 56.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 8,115 7.7 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 38,110 36.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Hughes, of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 3,248 7.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9,448 22.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,240 7.6 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 963 2.3 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,297 14.8 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,890 6.8 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,293 3.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,539 5.9 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 6,638 15.6 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 852 2.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 5,277 12.4 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Hughes 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 24.6% in secondary school and 21.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 27,110 23.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,077 11.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,194 3.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 16,788 14.7 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 17,673 15.5 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 3,698 3.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 12,930 11.3 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 44 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 11 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 6,909 6.0 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 379 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 7,023 6.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Hughes, 15.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 52,431 26.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 52,149 26.1 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 17,531 8.8 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 13,110 6.6 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 6,138 3.1 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Hughes were Australian 26.3%, English 26.1%, Irish 8.8%, Scottish 6.6% and Italian 3.1%.

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 Hughes (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 110,189 76.4 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 4,740 3.3 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 2,042 1.4 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,808 1.3 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
India 1,742 1.2 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 1,159 0.8 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0

In Hughes, 76.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.3%, India 1.2% and Philippines 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 41,773 28.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 11,464 7.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7,990 5.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 77,329 53.6 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Hughes, 53.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 85,588 59.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 8,561 5.9 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 3,140 2.2 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,869 2.0 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
India 2,655 1.8 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Hughes, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 59.3%, England 5.9%, New Zealand 2.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.0% and India 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 89,237 61.9 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 7,526 5.2 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,937 2.0 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 2,875 2.0 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
India 2,587 1.8 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6

In Hughes, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 61.9%, England 5.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.0%, New Zealand 2.0% and India 1.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 42,092 29.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 32,980 22.9 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 28,199 19.5 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 8,534 5.9 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 5,786 4.0 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Hughes were Catholic 29.2%, No Religion, so described 22.9%, Anglican 19.5%, Not stated 5.9% and Eastern Orthodox 4.0%. In Hughes, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (70.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 2,627 1.8 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Greek 2,392 1.7 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 1,945 1.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 1,328 0.9 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Spanish 1,189 0.8 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 116,015 80.4 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 9,956 20.5 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Hughes 80.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 1.8%, Greek 1.7%, Mandarin 1.3%, Cantonese 0.9% and Spanish 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 48,459 62.2 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 23,211 29.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,401 4.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,890 3.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 77,961 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hughes. Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% 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
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 8,005 10.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,773 10.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,434 9.9 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 13,294 17.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 35,164 46.8 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Hughes, 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 17,877 23.8 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 12,972 17.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 10,399 13.9 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 10,364 13.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 7,906 10.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 6,821 9.1 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 4,240 5.6 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,316 4.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Hughes included Professionals 23.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.3%, Managers 13.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.5%, Sales Workers 9.1%, Labourers 5.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,623 3.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 2,184 2.9 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Banking 1,624 2.2 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Secondary Education 1,584 2.1 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,410 1.9 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Hughes, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Primary Education 2.9%, Banking 2.2%, Secondary Education 2.1% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 828 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,300 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,088 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hughes was $828.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 45,214 60.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 8,719 11.6 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 3,073 4.1 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 2,512 3.3 34,213 1.0 86,003 0.8
Car, as passenger 2,330 3.1 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 13,913 18.5 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 51,343 68.4 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Hughes, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.3%, Train 11.6%, Worked at home 4.1%, Train, car as driver 3.3% and Car, as passenger 3.1%. On the day, 18.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 86,269 75.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38,508 33.7 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,122 12.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 22,668 19.8 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Hughes, of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% 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
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 28,275 24.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 32,648 28.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,883 13.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 10,469 9.2 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hughes, 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 12,382 30.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 22,193 55.4 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 5,055 12.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 442 1.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Hughes, 55.4% were couple families with children, 30.9% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Hughes, 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% 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
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 8,649 25.0 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,082 3.1 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 9,428 27.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,795 13.9 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,658 4.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5,535 16.0 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,812 5.2 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,618 4.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Hughes, of couple families with children, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 27.3% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 47,198 94.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,662 5.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Hughes, 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 36,256 76.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,330 11.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 5,294 11.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 206 0.4 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Hughes, 76.8% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.2% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 68 0.1 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,042 2.2 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6,508 13.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 17,779 37.7 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 21,048 44.6 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 737 1.6 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hughes, of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 16,691 35.4 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 21,055 44.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,291 17.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 277 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 878 1.9 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Hughes, 35.4% were owned outright, 44.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 38,763 82.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 7,665 16.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 759 1.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Hughes, of all households, 82.1% were family households, 16.2% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

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Household income Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Hughes, 11.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 28.2% 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 Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 445 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 1,957 4.1 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 13,273 28.1 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 20,097 42.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10,784 22.9 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,076 2.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Hughes, 28.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 3,969 8.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 42,342 89.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 881 1.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Hughes, 89.7% 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.
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 902 50.2 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 894 49.8 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Hughes, 50.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.8% were female. The median age was 22 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
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,037 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Hughes, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,037.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Hughes % Hughes New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 430 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,369 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Hughes, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $430 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,369.

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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.