Cumberland (A)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA12380
People 216,079
Male 51.4%
Female 48.6%
Median age 32
Families 53,100
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 72,076
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,379
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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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
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 111,080 51.4 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 105,000 48.6 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,394 0.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 216,079 people in Cumberland (A). Of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 16,880 7.8 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 15,162 7.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 12,323 5.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 12,528 5.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 17,158 7.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 21,381 9.9 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 20,778 9.6 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 16,938 7.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 13,519 6.3 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 12,521 5.8 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 12,193 5.6 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 11,246 5.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 9,339 4.3 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,779 3.6 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,629 2.6 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 4,349 2.0 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3,086 1.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3,282 1.5 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Cumberland (A) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 91,533 53.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,426 3.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,357 6.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 7,941 4.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 55,449 32.3 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Cumberland (A) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 78,186 49.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,484 4.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 73,668 46.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Cumberland (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 3,531 5.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 11,731 16.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4,400 6.2 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,996 2.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 7,783 11.0 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3,939 5.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,463 2.1 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,892 6.9 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 13,213 18.7 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3,118 4.4 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 14,466 20.5 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Cumberland (A) 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 25.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 38,049 22.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 14,553 8.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3,008 1.8 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 13,773 8.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 36,331 21.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 5,721 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 17,091 10.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 139 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 28 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 16,688 9.7 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 5,950 3.5 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 15,603 9.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Cumberland (A), 21.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Lebanese 28,656 11.3 166,591 1.7 230,869 0.7
Chinese 27,386 10.8 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Australian 25,760 10.1 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 22,251 8.8 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Indian 18,147 7.1 211,927 2.1 619,164 2.0

The most common ancestries in Cumberland (A) were Lebanese 11.3%, Chinese 10.8%, Australian 10.1%, English 8.8% and Indian 7.1%.

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 Cumberland (A) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 90,056 41.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 14,307 6.6 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 14,131 6.5 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Lebanon 10,587 4.9 57,381 0.8 78,653 0.3
Afghanistan 6,137 2.8 13,032 0.2 46,799 0.2
Nepal 4,933 2.3 32,117 0.4 54,754 0.2

In Cumberland (A), 41.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 6.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.5%, Lebanon 4.9%, Afghanistan 2.8% and Nepal 2.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 157,353 72.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10,516 4.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 6,180 2.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 29,031 13.4 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Cumberland (A), 13.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 35,472 16.4 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Lebanon 26,309 12.2 143,993 1.9 196,333 0.8
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 20,157 9.3 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
India 18,572 8.6 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6
Afghanistan 8,654 4.0 19,809 0.3 69,920 0.3

In Cumberland (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 16.4%, Lebanon 12.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9.3%, India 8.6% and Afghanistan 4.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 39,899 18.5 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Lebanon 23,732 11.0 129,707 1.7 176,241 0.8
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 19,886 9.2 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
India 18,362 8.5 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6
Afghanistan 8,499 3.9 19,373 0.3 68,276 0.3

In Cumberland (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 18.5%, Lebanon 11.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9.2%, India 8.5% and Afghanistan 3.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 51,846 24.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Islam 47,286 21.9 267,659 3.6 604,240 2.6
No Religion, so described 29,777 13.8 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Hinduism 22,025 10.2 181,402 2.4 440,300 1.9
Not stated 17,783 8.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Cumberland (A) were Catholic 24.0%, Islam 21.9%, No Religion, so described 13.8%, Hinduism 10.2% and Not stated 8.2%. In Cumberland (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (43.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 32,772 15.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Mandarin 13,633 6.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 9,810 4.5 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Tamil 6,752 3.1 29,681 0.4 73,161 0.3
Turkish 6,725 3.1 21,620 0.3 58,355 0.2
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English only spoken at home 62,405 28.9 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 46,095 67.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Cumberland (A) 28.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 15.2%, Mandarin 6.3%, Cantonese 4.5%, Tamil 3.1% and Turkish 3.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 54,613 56.9 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 27,324 28.5 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4,899 5.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 9,103 9.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 95,939 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cumberland (A). Of these 56.9% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 9.5% 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
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 8,563 9.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 10,213 11.8 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8,544 9.8 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 21,181 24.4 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 33,435 38.5 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Cumberland (A), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 16,449 18.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 13,373 15.4 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 12,364 14.2 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 10,503 12.1 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 8,435 9.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 8,099 9.3 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 7,727 8.9 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 7,335 8.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Cumberland (A) included Professionals 18.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%, Labourers 12.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.7%, Sales Workers 9.3%, Managers 8.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,888 3.3 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 2,453 2.8 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,245 2.6 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Banking 2,185 2.5 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Aged Care Residential Services 1,954 2.3 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Cumberland (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.6%, Banking 2.5% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 501 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,436 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,379 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cumberland (A) was $501.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 46,924 54.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 14,768 17.0 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 4,465 5.1 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 3,023 3.5 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Worked at home 2,246 2.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 22,328 25.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 54,158 62.4 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Cumberland (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 54.0%, Train 17.0%, Car, as passenger 5.1%, Train, bus 3.5% and Worked at home 2.6%. On the day, 25.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 62.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 97,049 56.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 43,988 25.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 19,246 11.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 19,033 11.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Cumberland (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.1% 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
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 33,827 19.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 33,504 19.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,956 8.7 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 14,768 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 Cumberland (A), 19.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% 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 Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 14,249 26.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 28,943 54.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 8,590 16.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,317 2.5 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Cumberland (A), 54.5% were couple families with children, 26.8% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Cumberland (A), 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% 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
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 7,869 18.2 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,589 3.7 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,139 14.2 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 9,060 21.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3,815 8.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 10,186 23.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,136 4.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,393 5.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Cumberland (A), of couple families with children, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 14.2% 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 Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 64,509 93.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,263 6.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Cumberland (A), 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 36,102 56.0 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10,428 16.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 17,272 26.8 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 365 0.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Cumberland (A), 56.0% were separate houses, 16.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.8% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 351 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 2,667 4.1 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 19,249 29.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 24,344 37.7 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 15,746 24.4 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 2,153 3.3 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cumberland (A), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 29.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 16,526 25.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 19,278 29.9 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 25,916 40.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 444 0.7 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 2,337 3.6 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Cumberland (A), 25.6% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 40.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 49,677 77.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,610 18.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,216 5.0 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Cumberland (A), of all households, 77.0% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

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Household income Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Cumberland (A), 21.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.5% 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 Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 400 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.7 -- 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 Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (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 -- 90.5 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 7,544 11.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 24,400 37.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 19,778 30.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 9,931 15.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,851 4.4 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Cumberland (A), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 9,725 15.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 52,320 81.1 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 2,458 3.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Cumberland (A), 81.1% 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.
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 697 49.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 701 50.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Cumberland (A), 49.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.1% were female. The median age was 27 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
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (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 --
Median weekly household income 1,165 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Cumberland (A), 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 $1,165.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Cumberland (A) % Cumberland (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 350 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Cumberland (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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.