Canterbury-Bankstown (A)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA11570
People 346,302
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 35
Families 87,826
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 121,319
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,298
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 172,327 49.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 173,977 50.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,552 0.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 346,302 people in Canterbury-Bankstown (A). Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 24,976 7.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 24,182 7.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 21,883 6.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 21,865 6.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 24,494 7.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 26,488 7.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 26,567 7.7 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 23,995 6.9 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 22,859 6.6 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 22,021 6.4 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 21,786 6.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 20,110 5.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 16,828 4.9 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 14,087 4.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 10,810 3.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 8,881 2.6 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 6,986 2.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 7,487 2.2 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 141,342 51.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 9,498 3.5 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 21,805 7.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 14,925 5.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 87,694 31.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) aged 15 years and over, 51.3% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 124,330 49.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 12,781 5.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 114,848 45.6 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 5,679 5.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 18,317 16.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6,931 6.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 4,629 4.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 13,995 12.3 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 6,097 5.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3,385 3.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7,156 6.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 19,601 17.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 4,037 3.6 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 23,678 20.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A) 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 23.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 54,233 19.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 23,627 8.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5,186 1.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 25,826 9.4 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 58,376 21.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 9,191 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 28,829 10.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 134 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 32 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 28,420 10.3 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7,446 2.7 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 25,780 9.4 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 21.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Lebanese 52,357 12.5 166,591 1.7 230,869 0.7
Australian 49,187 11.8 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 42,442 10.2 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Chinese 39,284 9.4 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Vietnamese 25,195 6.0 109,588 1.1 294,798 0.9

The most common ancestries in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) were Lebanese 12.5%, Australian 11.8%, English 10.2%, Chinese 9.4% and Vietnamese 6.0%.

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 Canterbury-Bankstown (A) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 171,649 49.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Lebanon 19,818 5.7 57,381 0.8 78,653 0.3
Vietnam 19,068 5.5 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 18,846 5.4 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Bangladesh 7,081 2.0 24,217 0.3 41,237 0.2
Greece 7,042 2.0 29,481 0.4 93,743 0.4

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 49.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Lebanon 5.7%, Vietnam 5.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.4%, Bangladesh 2.0% and Greece 2.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 227,699 65.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 20,839 6.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 12,162 3.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 63,426 18.3 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 18.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 75,999 21.9 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Lebanon 48,027 13.9 143,993 1.9 196,333 0.8
Vietnam 27,447 7.9 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 27,149 7.8 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
Greece 14,549 4.2 72,635 1.0 226,920 1.0

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 21.9%, Lebanon 13.9%, Vietnam 7.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 7.8% and Greece 4.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 84,895 24.5 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Lebanon 43,642 12.6 129,707 1.7 176,241 0.8
Vietnam 28,546 8.2 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 26,732 7.7 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
Greece 13,808 4.0 66,182 0.9 206,674 0.9

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 24.5%, Lebanon 12.6%, Vietnam 8.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 7.7% and Greece 4.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 81,073 23.4 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Islam 71,894 20.8 267,659 3.6 604,240 2.6
No Religion, so described 51,799 15.0 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Eastern Orthodox 30,724 8.9 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1
Not stated 29,780 8.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) were Catholic 23.4%, Islam 20.8%, No Religion, so described 15.0%, Eastern Orthodox 8.9% and Not stated 8.6%. In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (51.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 59,684 17.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Vietnamese 24,982 7.2 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Greek 18,577 5.4 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 17,206 5.0 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 13,633 3.9 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 117,941 34.1 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 72,390 63.7 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A) 34.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 17.2%, Vietnamese 7.2%, Greek 5.4%, Mandarin 5.0% and Cantonese 3.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 85,599 56.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 44,841 29.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 7,755 5.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 12,420 8.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 150,615 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canterbury-Bankstown (A). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 8.2% 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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 14,848 10.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 15,613 11.3 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 14,376 10.4 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 30,891 22.4 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 54,708 39.6 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 26,143 18.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 20,862 15.1 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 19,353 14.0 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 14,647 10.6 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 14,510 10.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 13,901 10.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 13,821 10.0 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 11,649 8.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) included Professionals 18.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.0%, Labourers 10.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.5%, Managers 10.1%, Sales Workers 10.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3,665 2.7 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 3,503 2.5 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3,136 2.3 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Banking 2,960 2.1 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Child Care Services 2,648 1.9 39,224 1.2 118,234 1.1

Of the employed people in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.7%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.3%, Banking 2.1% and Child Care Services 1.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 502 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,437 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,298 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canterbury-Bankstown (A) was $502.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 79,112 57.2 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 19,504 14.1 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 6,453 4.7 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,832 2.8 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Train, bus 3,582 2.6 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 30,494 22.1 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 90,189 65.3 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 57.2%, Train 14.1%, Car, as passenger 4.7%, Worked at home 2.8% and Train, bus 2.6%. On the day, 22.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 65.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 162,909 59.2 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 71,458 26.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33,854 12.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31,925 11.6 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% 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, 11.6% 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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 56,442 20.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 56,502 20.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 25,644 9.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 24,326 8.8 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 20.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 23,619 26.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 46,332 52.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 15,988 18.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,884 2.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 52.8% were couple families with children, 26.9% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% 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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 12,422 17.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 2,652 3.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 10,876 15.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 13,496 19.3 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 6,062 8.7 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 17,180 24.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 3,422 4.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3,839 5.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), of couple families with children, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 15.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 107,776 93.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 7,736 6.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 61,550 57.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17,309 16.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 27,889 25.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 622 0.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 57.1% were separate houses, 16.1% 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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 635 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 5,099 4.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 31,687 29.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 39,763 36.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 27,504 25.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3,082 2.9 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 29.4% had 2 bedrooms and 36.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 32,497 30.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 31,896 29.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 39,193 36.4 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 724 0.7 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 3,454 3.2 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 30.2% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 83,008 77.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 21,173 19.6 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,589 3.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), of all households, 77.0% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

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Household income Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.6% 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 Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 380 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.9 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.1 -- 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 Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 12,183 11.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 40,067 37.2 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 33,847 31.4 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 17,409 16.2 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4,256 3.9 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 18,291 17.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 85,893 79.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3,582 3.3 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 79.7% 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.
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,167 45.8 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,380 54.2 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), 45.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.2% were female. The median age was 25 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
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) 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 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,366 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,366.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Canterbury-Bankstown (A) % Canterbury-Bankstown (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 370 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,123 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Canterbury-Bankstown (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,123.

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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.