Loftus

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12371
People 4,135
Male 48.6%
Female 51.4%
Median age 40
Families 1,182
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 1
All private dwellings 1,452
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,083
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,275
Median weekly rent $535
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

(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
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,011 48.6 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,124 51.4 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 61 1.5 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,135 people in Loftus. Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

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Age Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 278 6.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 322 7.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 327 7.9 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 256 6.2 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 213 5.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 193 4.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 217 5.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 257 6.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 352 8.5 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 320 7.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 259 6.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 209 5.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 192 4.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 214 5.2 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 192 4.6 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 151 3.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 99 2.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 79 1.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Loftus was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,886 59.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 63 2.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 188 5.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 179 5.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 883 27.6 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Loftus aged 15 years and over, 59.0% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,780 58.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 215 7.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,044 34.4 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Loftus, of people aged 15 years and over, 58.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 95 7.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 327 26.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 7.7 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 17 1.4 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 218 17.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 70 5.6 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 25 2.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 77 6.2 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 180 14.4 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 16 1.3 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 129 10.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Loftus 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.0% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 20.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 751 23.4 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 375 11.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 137 4.3 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 498 15.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 457 14.2 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 95 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 404 12.6 702,178 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 196 6.1 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 167 5.2 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Loftus, 14.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% 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 Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 1,891 31.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,777 29.4 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 656 10.9 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 506 8.4 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 180 3.0 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Loftus were Australian 31.3%, English 29.4%, Irish 10.9%, Scottish 8.4% and Italian 3.0%.

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

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Country of birth Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,544 86.1 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 137 3.3 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 47 1.1 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 24 0.6 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 21 0.5 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Germany 18 0.4 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Loftus, 86.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.1%, Scotland 0.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 0.5% and Germany 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 662 16.0 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 348 8.4 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 218 5.3 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,765 67.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Loftus, 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,995 72.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 273 6.6 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 81 2.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Italy 63 1.5 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0
Scotland 53 1.3 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Loftus, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 72.8%, England 6.6%, New Zealand 2.0%, Italy 1.5% and Scotland 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,131 76.3 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 214 5.2 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 80 1.9 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 47 1.1 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Italy 42 1.0 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7

In Loftus, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 76.3%, England 5.2%, New Zealand 1.9%, Scotland 1.1% and Italy 1.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 1,216 29.5 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 1,085 26.3 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 951 23.0 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 223 5.4 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 155 3.8 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Loftus were Catholic 29.5%, No Religion, so described 26.3%, Anglican 23.0%, Not stated 5.4% and Uniting Church 3.8%. In Loftus, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 28 0.7 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Spanish 26 0.6 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Italian 16 0.4 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
German 12 0.3 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Cantonese 11 0.3 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 3,824 92.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 103 7.5 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Loftus 92.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.7%, Spanish 0.6%, Italian 0.4%, German 0.3% and Cantonese 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,254 59.9 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 670 32.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 104 5.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 64 3.1 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,092 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Loftus. Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 3.1% 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
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 233 11.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 233 11.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 206 10.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 340 16.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 915 45.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Loftus, 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 502 24.6 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 346 17.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 309 15.2 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 275 13.5 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 211 10.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 183 9.0 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 108 5.3 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 68 3.3 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Loftus included Professionals 24.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.2%, Managers 13.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.3%, Sales Workers 9.0%, Labourers 5.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 81 4.2 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 57 3.0 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Local Government Administration 48 2.5 43,378 1.3 142,724 1.3
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 47 2.5 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Banking 47 2.5 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3

Of the employed people in Loftus, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.2%, Primary Education 3.0%, Local Government Administration 2.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.5% and Banking 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 778 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,269 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,083 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Loftus was $778.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,142 55.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 337 16.5 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 82 4.0 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 60 2.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 51 2.5 34,213 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 440 21.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,285 63.2 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Loftus, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 55.8%, Train 16.5%, Worked at home 4.0%, Car, as passenger 2.9% and Train, car as driver 2.5%. On the day, 21.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 63.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,539 79.1 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,167 36.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 452 14.1 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 803 25.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Loftus, of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.4% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.1% 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
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 708 22.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,012 31.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 500 15.6 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 311 9.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Loftus, 31.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 379 32.1 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 637 53.9 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 154 13.0 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 12 1.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Loftus, 53.9% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Loftus, 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% 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
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 205 20.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 29 2.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 291 28.6 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 124 12.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 53 5.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 209 20.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 61 6.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 46 4.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Loftus, of couple families with children, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 28.6% 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 Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,352 95.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 66 4.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Loftus, 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,191 88.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 155 11.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Loftus, 88.1% were separate houses, 11.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 19 1.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 114 8.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 658 48.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 549 40.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.3 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Loftus, of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 8.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 578 42.5 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 635 46.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 119 8.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 20 1.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Loftus, 42.5% were owned outright, 46.7% were owned with a mortgage and 8.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,142 84.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 201 14.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 12 0.9 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Loftus, of all households, 84.3% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 0.9% were group households.

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Household income Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Loftus, 12.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 28.8% 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 Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 535 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,275 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 51 3.8 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 389 28.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 613 45.1 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 277 20.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 2.1 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Loftus, 28.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 118 8.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,225 89.9 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 20 1.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Loftus, 89.9% 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.
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 28 42.4 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 38 57.6 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Loftus, 42.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 57.6% were female. The median age was 29 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
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,600 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Loftus, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,600.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Loftus % Loftus New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Loftus, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,000.

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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.