Sutherland Shire (A)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA17150
People 218,464
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 40
Families 60,249
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.9
All private dwellings 84,448
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,979
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,427
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 106,713 48.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 111,750 51.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,435 1.1 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 218,464 people in Sutherland Shire (A). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 13,624 6.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 14,354 6.6 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 13,676 6.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 13,129 6.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 12,714 5.8 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 12,724 5.8 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 13,517 6.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 14,233 6.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 15,927 7.3 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 15,403 7.1 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 14,891 6.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 14,547 6.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 12,733 5.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 11,192 5.1 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 8,797 4.0 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 6,232 2.9 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,827 2.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 5,947 2.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Sutherland Shire (A) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 95,021 53.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,542 2.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 13,783 7.8 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 9,650 5.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 53,809 30.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Sutherland Shire (A) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 87,416 53.8 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 13,399 8.2 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 61,658 37.9 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Sutherland Shire (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 4,460 7.2 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 13,499 21.7 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4,425 7.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,034 1.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 8,871 14.3 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 4,172 6.7 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,675 2.7 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,800 6.1 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 9,534 15.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,237 2.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 9,439 15.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Sutherland Shire (A) 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 23.7% 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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 41,572 23.5 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 20,632 11.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 6,072 3.4 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 25,621 14.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 26,633 15.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 5,283 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 19,783 11.2 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 71 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 16 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 10,490 5.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 503 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 12,802 7.2 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Sutherland Shire (A), 15.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 83,866 27.6 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 79,909 26.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 28,879 9.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 20,864 6.9 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 9,673 3.2 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Sutherland Shire (A) were English 27.6%, Australian 26.3%, Irish 9.5%, Scottish 6.9% and Italian 3.2%.

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

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Country of birth Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 169,669 77.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 7,890 3.6 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 3,258 1.5 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,007 1.4 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
South Africa 1,214 0.6 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
Philippines 1,182 0.5 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0

In Sutherland Shire (A), 77.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.6%, New Zealand 1.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.4%, South Africa 0.6% and Philippines 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 55,856 25.6 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 17,465 8.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 12,350 5.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 122,508 56.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Sutherland Shire (A), 56.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 135,301 61.9 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 13,866 6.3 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 4,924 2.3 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4,672 2.1 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
Italy 3,882 1.8 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Sutherland Shire (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 61.9%, England 6.3%, New Zealand 2.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.1% and Italy 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 140,727 64.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 12,192 5.6 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4,764 2.2 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 4,639 2.1 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Greece 3,268 1.5 66,182 0.9 206,674 0.9

In Sutherland Shire (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 64.4%, England 5.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.2%, New Zealand 2.1% and Greece 1.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 63,885 29.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 52,599 24.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 45,165 20.7 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 14,434 6.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 9,226 4.2 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Sutherland Shire (A) were Catholic 29.2%, No Religion, so described 24.1%, Anglican 20.7%, Not stated 6.6% and Eastern Orthodox 4.2%. In Sutherland Shire (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (70.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Greek 4,142 1.9 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 3,070 1.4 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 2,160 1.0 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Arabic 2,023 0.9 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Italian 1,805 0.8 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 181,626 83.1 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 13,187 16.6 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Sutherland Shire (A) 83.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Greek 1.9%, Mandarin 1.4%, Cantonese 1.0%, Arabic 0.9% and Italian 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 71,713 61.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 35,794 30.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 5,253 4.5 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 4,130 3.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 116,890 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sutherland Shire (A). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 3.5% 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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 12,395 11.0 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 11,934 10.6 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 11,472 10.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 18,335 16.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 53,381 47.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Sutherland Shire (A), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 27,083 24.0 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 18,813 16.7 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 16,977 15.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 15,188 13.5 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 11,832 10.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 10,692 9.5 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 6,066 5.4 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4,339 3.8 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Sutherland Shire (A) included Professionals 24.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.7%, Managers 15.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.5%, Sales Workers 9.5%, Labourers 5.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3,895 3.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 3,222 2.9 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Air and Space Transport 2,545 2.3 17,045 0.5 46,173 0.4
Secondary Education 2,306 2.0 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7
Banking 2,206 2.0 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3

Of the employed people in Sutherland Shire (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Primary Education 2.9%, Air and Space Transport 2.3%, Secondary Education 2.0% and Banking 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 837 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,312 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,979 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sutherland Shire (A) was $837.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 68,215 60.5 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 12,937 11.5 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 5,107 4.5 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 3,651 3.2 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 2,855 2.5 34,213 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 19,029 16.9 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 76,351 67.7 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Sutherland Shire (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.5%, Train 11.5%, Worked at home 4.5%, Car, as passenger 3.2% and Train, car as driver 2.5%. On the day, 16.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 67.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 131,743 74.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 56,237 31.8 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21,537 12.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 33,876 19.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Sutherland Shire (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% 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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 44,446 25.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 49,631 28.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 22,242 12.6 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 15,418 8.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sutherland Shire (A), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 20,605 34.2 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 30,961 51.4 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,968 13.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 714 1.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Sutherland Shire (A), 51.4% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.6 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.4 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Sutherland Shire (A), 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% 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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 12,226 23.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,791 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 13,791 26.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,616 12.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,680 5.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 9,190 17.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,675 5.2 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,596 5.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Sutherland Shire (A), of couple families with children, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 76,360 93.5 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 5,284 6.5 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Sutherland Shire (A), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 48,705 63.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10,368 13.6 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 16,719 21.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 369 0.5 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Sutherland Shire (A), 63.8% were separate houses, 13.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.9% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 188 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3,467 4.5 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 16,100 21.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 27,110 35.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 28,118 36.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,372 1.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sutherland Shire (A), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 35.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 28,488 37.3 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 29,552 38.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 16,118 21.1 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 589 0.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,609 2.1 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Sutherland Shire (A), 37.3% were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 58,577 76.7 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 16,039 21.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,736 2.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Sutherland Shire (A), of all households, 76.7% were family households, 21.0% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Sutherland Shire (A), 13.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 27.5% 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 Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 450 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,427 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 4,325 5.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 24,010 31.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 30,491 39.9 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 15,556 20.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,980 2.6 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Sutherland Shire (A), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 7,768 10.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 67,031 87.8 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,562 2.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Sutherland Shire (A), 87.8% 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.
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,227 50.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,199 49.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Sutherland Shire (A), 50.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.4% 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
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,976 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Sutherland Shire (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,976.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Sutherland Shire (A) % Sutherland Shire (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 440 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Sutherland Shire (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $440 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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.