Chain Valley Bay

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC10880
People 2,459
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 56
Families 707
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 1,179
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $844
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(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
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,188 48.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,276 51.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 94 3.8 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,459 people in Chain Valley Bay. Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 56 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 97 3.9 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 112 4.6 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 131 5.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 115 4.7 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 96 3.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 87 3.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 104 4.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 93 3.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 98 4.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 127 5.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 123 5.0 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 160 6.5 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 169 6.9 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 253 10.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 250 10.2 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 216 8.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 149 6.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 77 3.1 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Chain Valley Bay was 56 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 38.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,132 53.4 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 58 2.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 250 11.8 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 199 9.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 480 22.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Chain Valley Bay aged 15 years and over, 53.4% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,001 52.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 162 8.5 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 746 39.1 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Chain Valley Bay, of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 35 6.1 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 113 19.7 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 5.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 7 1.2 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 84 14.6 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 24 4.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 6 1.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 37 6.4 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 41 7.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 11 1.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 186 32.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Chain Valley Bay 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 125 5.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 139 6.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 56 2.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 432 20.4 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 194 9.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 69 3.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 441 20.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 297 14.0 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 285 13.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Chain Valley Bay, 9.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 1,154 34.4 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,040 31.0 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 320 9.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 262 7.8 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 95 2.8 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Chain Valley Bay were English 34.4%, Australian 31.0%, Irish 9.5%, Scottish 7.8% and German 2.8%.

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 Chain Valley Bay (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,959 79.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 146 5.9 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 37 1.5 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 33 1.3 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 23 0.9 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3
Germany 15 0.6 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Chain Valley Bay, 79.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.9%, New Zealand 1.5%, Scotland 1.3%, Netherlands 0.9% and Germany 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 381 15.4 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 169 6.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 95 3.8 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,657 67.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Chain Valley Bay, 67.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,757 71.7 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 216 8.8 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 65 2.7 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
New Zealand 48 2.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Netherlands 33 1.3 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In Chain Valley Bay, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 71.7%, England 8.8%, Scotland 2.7%, New Zealand 2.0% and Netherlands 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,846 75.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 199 8.1 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 49 2.0 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
New Zealand 41 1.7 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Netherlands 32 1.3 34,775 0.5 152,088 0.6

In Chain Valley Bay, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 75.4%, England 8.1%, Scotland 2.0%, New Zealand 1.7% and Netherlands 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Anglican 789 32.1 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 641 26.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 509 20.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 188 7.7 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 91 3.7 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Chain Valley Bay were Anglican 32.1%, Catholic 26.1%, No Religion, so described 20.7%, Not stated 7.7% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.7%. In Chain Valley Bay, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (76.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Dutch 7 0.3 8,686 0.1 33,835 0.1
Thai 7 0.3 24,839 0.3 55,444 0.2
German 6 0.2 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Maltese 5 0.2 12,327 0.2 31,987 0.1
Slovak 5 0.2 2,238 0.0 5,437 0.0
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English only spoken at home 2,271 92.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 34 3.2 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Chain Valley Bay 92.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Dutch 0.3%, Thai 0.3%, German 0.2%, Maltese 0.2% and Slovak 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 440 52.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 287 34.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 58 6.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 56 6.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 841 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chain Valley Bay. Of these 52.3% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 6.7% 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
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 86 10.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 83 10.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 119 15.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 150 19.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 291 36.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Chain Valley Bay, 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 140 17.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 110 14.0 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 109 13.9 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 104 13.2 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 100 12.7 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Professionals 83 10.5 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 74 9.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 50 6.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Chain Valley Bay included Technicians and Trades Workers 17.8%, Labourers 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.2%, Sales Workers 12.7%, Professionals 10.5%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.4% and Managers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 35 4.9 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 33 4.6 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Other Social Assistance Services 23 3.2 54,259 1.6 158,230 1.5
Local Government Administration 21 2.9 43,378 1.3 142,724 1.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 21 2.9 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Chain Valley Bay, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 4.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.6%, Other Social Assistance Services 3.2%, Local Government Administration 2.9% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 473 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,111 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 844 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chain Valley Bay was $473.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 564 71.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 36 4.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 31 3.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Truck 9 1.1 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
Train 8 1.0 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 20 2.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 610 77.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Chain Valley Bay, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.8%, Worked at home 4.6%, Car, as passenger 3.9%, Truck 1.1% and Train 1.0%. On the day, 2.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,353 63.9 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 434 20.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 278 13.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 308 14.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Chain Valley Bay, of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.5% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% 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
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 365 17.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 477 22.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 263 12.4 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 247 11.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chain Valley Bay, 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 395 56.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 198 28.2 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 103 14.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 5 0.7 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Chain Valley Bay, 28.2% were couple families with children, 56.3% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Chain Valley Bay, 21.5% of single parents were male and 78.5% 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
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 54 9.0 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 21 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 96 16.0 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 63 10.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 29 4.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 274 45.7 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 24 4.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 39 6.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Chain Valley Bay, of couple families with children, 9.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,034 90.5 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 9.5 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Chain Valley Bay, 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,018 98.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 4 0.4 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 12 1.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Chain Valley Bay, 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 11 1.1 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 289 28.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 495 48.2 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 205 19.9 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 2.7 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chain Valley Bay, of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 28.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 614 59.4 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 269 26.0 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 112 10.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.5 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 34 3.3 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Chain Valley Bay, 59.4% were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 10.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 692 67.2 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 313 30.4 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 25 2.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Chain Valley Bay, of all households, 67.2% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Chain Valley Bay, 28.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.1% 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 Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 38 3.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 526 50.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 278 26.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 146 14.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 4.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Chain Valley Bay, 50.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 220 21.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 777 75.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 33 3.2 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Chain Valley Bay, 75.4% 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.
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 49 52.7 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 44 47.3 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Chain Valley Bay, 52.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.3% were female. The median age was 21 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
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,375 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Chain Valley Bay, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Chain Valley Bay % Chain Valley Bay New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 315 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,509 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Chain Valley Bay, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,509.

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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.