Ku-ring-gai (A)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA14500
People 118,053
Male 48%
Female 52%
Median age 41
Families 32,676
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1
All private dwellings 42,464
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,640
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $650
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 56,657 48.0 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 61,394 52.0 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 211 0.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 118,053 people in Ku-ring-gai (A). Of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 6,027 5.1 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 8,631 7.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 9,207 7.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 9,293 7.9 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 6,638 5.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,459 3.8 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 5,206 4.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 6,789 5.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 8,293 7.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 9,500 8.0 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,015 7.6 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 7,447 6.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 6,091 5.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 5,685 4.8 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,830 4.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,829 3.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3,076 2.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4,036 3.4 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ku-ring-gai (A) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 57,715 61.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,467 1.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 4,604 4.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,201 5.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 25,209 26.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ku-ring-gai (A) aged 15 years and over, 61.3% were married and 6.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 52,512 60.5 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,715 4.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 30,499 35.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Ku-ring-gai (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,307 5.7 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 7,744 19.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,293 3.2 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,891 7.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,626 9.0 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,778 4.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 5,645 13.9 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,340 3.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 8,167 20.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 784 1.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,894 12.1 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Ku-ring-gai (A) 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 27.3% in secondary school and 23.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 45,104 47.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 8,989 9.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,126 1.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,470 3.7 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 15,036 16.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,855 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,756 5.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 3,593 3.8 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 239 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 5,780 6.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ku-ring-gai (A), 16.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 4.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 38,388 24.1 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 29,484 18.5 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Chinese 20,875 13.1 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Irish 12,181 7.6 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 10,924 6.9 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Ku-ring-gai (A) were English 24.1%, Australian 18.5%, Chinese 13.1%, Irish 7.6% and Scottish 6.9%.

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 Ku-ring-gai (A) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 67,675 57.3 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8,390 7.1 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
England 6,739 5.7 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
South Africa 3,956 3.4 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2,956 2.5 42,347 0.6 86,886 0.4
Korea, Republic of (South) 2,481 2.1 51,816 0.7 98,776 0.4

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 57.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 7.1%, England 5.7%, South Africa 3.4%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.5% and Korea, Republic of (South) 2.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 57,171 48.4 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 8,513 7.2 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 6,999 5.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 40,406 34.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 34.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 47,555 40.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 13,058 11.1 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
England 8,724 7.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
South Africa 4,496 3.8 52,344 0.7 190,816 0.8
India 3,153 2.7 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Ku-ring-gai (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.1%, England 7.4%, South Africa 3.8% and India 2.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 49,110 41.6 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 13,233 11.2 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
England 7,726 6.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 4,681 4.0 52,673 0.7 193,412 0.8
Korea, Republic of (South) 3,307 2.8 65,642 0.9 120,878 0.5

In Ku-ring-gai (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 41.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.2%, England 6.5%, South Africa 4.0% and Korea, Republic of (South) 2.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 36,636 31.0 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 22,353 18.9 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 22,251 18.8 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 9,054 7.7 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 5,578 4.7 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Ku-ring-gai (A) were No Religion, so described 31.0%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 18.8%, Not stated 7.7% and Uniting Church 4.7%. In Ku-ring-gai (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 10,246 8.7 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 5,934 5.0 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Korean 2,951 2.5 59,912 0.8 108,997 0.5
Persian (excluding Dari) 1,234 1.0 22,044 0.3 58,313 0.2
Japanese 958 0.8 17,319 0.2 55,966 0.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 81,070 68.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 12,735 32.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Ku-ring-gai (A) 68.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 8.7%, Cantonese 5.0%, Korean 2.5%, Persian (excluding Dari) 1.0% and Japanese 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 34,304 59.5 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 18,484 32.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 2,136 3.7 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,704 4.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 57,628 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ku-ring-gai (A). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,536 13.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5,910 10.8 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 5,037 9.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 6,729 12.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 27,576 50.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ku-ring-gai (A), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 21,592 39.3 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 11,583 21.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 7,330 13.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 4,502 8.2 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 3,962 7.2 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,805 5.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 1,536 2.8 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 639 1.2 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Ku-ring-gai (A) included Professionals 39.3%, Managers 21.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.3%, Sales Workers 8.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 7.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 5.1%, Labourers 2.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Computer System Design and Related Services 2,440 4.4 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,002 3.6 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Banking 1,961 3.6 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Accounting Services 1,495 2.7 44,014 1.3 127,263 1.2
Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 1,404 2.6 31,756 0.9 75,208 0.7

Of the employed people in Ku-ring-gai (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 4.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.6%, Banking 3.6%, Accounting Services 2.7% and Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 942 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 3,046 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,640 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ku-ring-gai (A) was $942.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 25,815 47.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 9,925 18.1 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 4,603 8.4 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 1,855 3.4 34,213 1.0 86,003 0.8
Car, as passenger 1,620 3.0 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 15,428 28.1 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 30,468 55.5 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Ku-ring-gai (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 47.0%, Train 18.1%, Worked at home 8.4%, Train, car as driver 3.4% and Car, as passenger 3.0%. On the day, 28.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 55.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 72,752 77.2 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 30,850 32.8 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,550 12.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 26,535 28.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Ku-ring-gai (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% 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, 28.2% 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
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 24,041 25.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 26,198 27.8 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 13,329 14.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 9,187 9.8 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ku-ring-gai (A), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 10,280 31.5 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 18,710 57.3 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 3,323 10.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 367 1.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ku-ring-gai (A), 57.3% were couple families with children, 31.5% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

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

In Ku-ring-gai (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
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 6,520 22.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,040 3.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,373 22.0 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,969 17.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,742 6.0 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5,412 18.7 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,054 3.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,884 6.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Ku-ring-gai (A), of couple families with children, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 38,475 93.2 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,799 6.8 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 28,271 73.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,551 4.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 8,544 22.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 25 0.1 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ku-ring-gai (A), 73.5% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.2% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 64 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,278 3.3 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 5,575 14.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 10,680 27.8 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 20,366 52.9 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 510 1.3 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ku-ring-gai (A), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.5% had 2 bedrooms and 27.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 16,189 42.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 14,476 37.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 6,731 17.5 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 447 1.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 629 1.6 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ku-ring-gai (A), 42.1% were owned outright, 37.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 31,725 82.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 6,152 16.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 593 1.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Ku-ring-gai (A), of all households, 82.5% were family households, 16.0% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

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Household income Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 45.0 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 10.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 45.0% 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 Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 650 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 1,526 4.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 12,277 31.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 16,831 43.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 7,132 18.5 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 710 1.8 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,082 5.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 35,812 93.1 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 580 1.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 93.1% 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.
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 112 52.1 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 103 47.9 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Ku-ring-gai (A), 52.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.9% were female. The median age was 24 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
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 3,096 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Ku-ring-gai (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,096.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ku-ring-gai (A) % Ku-ring-gai (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 665 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,419 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Ku-ring-gai (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $665 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,419.

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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.