Prairiewood

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13258
People 3,246
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 41
Families 902
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 1,026
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,344
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $332
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,596 49.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,648 50.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 31 1.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,246 people in Prairiewood. Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

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Age Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 194 5.9 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 197 6.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 197 6.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 199 6.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 226 6.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 184 5.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 183 5.6 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 195 6.0 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 211 6.5 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 204 6.3 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 210 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 230 7.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 229 7.0 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 197 6.0 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 155 4.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 121 3.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 70 2.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 59 1.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Prairiewood was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,441 54.1 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 83 3.1 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 185 6.9 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 131 4.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 822 30.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Prairiewood aged 15 years and over, 54.1% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,321 53.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 103 4.2 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,055 42.6 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Prairiewood, of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 56 6.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 153 16.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 92 9.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 19 2.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 136 14.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 68 7.3 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 11 1.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 5.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 158 17.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 31 3.3 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 151 16.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Prairiewood 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 23.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 324 12.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 221 8.3 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 49 1.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 316 11.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 566 21.4 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 99 3.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 286 10.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 0.2 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 373 14.1 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 137 5.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 200 7.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Prairiewood, 21.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Assyrian 385 10.0 22,149 0.2 30,152 0.1
Italian 382 9.9 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2
Vietnamese 346 9.0 109,588 1.1 294,798 0.9
Chinese 290 7.5 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Australian 288 7.5 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3

The most common ancestries in Prairiewood were Assyrian 10.0%, Italian 9.9%, Vietnamese 9.0%, Chinese 7.5% and Australian 7.5%.

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 Prairiewood (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,433 44.5 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Iraq 355 11.0 40,271 0.5 67,352 0.3
Vietnam 229 7.1 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
Italy 111 3.4 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7
Croatia 80 2.5 15,638 0.2 43,688 0.2
Cambodia 57 1.8 12,439 0.2 33,149 0.1

In Prairiewood, 44.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Iraq 11.0%, Vietnam 7.1%, Italy 3.4%, Croatia 2.5% and Cambodia 1.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,475 76.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 134 4.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 115 3.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 363 11.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Prairiewood, 11.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 76.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Iraq 553 17.2 60,069 0.8 102,691 0.4
Australia 481 15.0 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Vietnam 377 11.8 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
Italy 244 7.6 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0
Croatia 116 3.6 32,095 0.4 91,023 0.4

In Prairiewood, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Iraq 17.2%, Australia 15.0%, Vietnam 11.8%, Italy 7.6% and Croatia 3.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Iraq 558 17.4 58,777 0.8 100,061 0.4
Australia 498 15.5 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Vietnam 382 11.9 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
Italy 228 7.1 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7
Croatia 120 3.7 29,265 0.4 81,666 0.3

In Prairiewood, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Iraq 17.4%, Australia 15.5%, Vietnam 11.9%, Italy 7.1% and Croatia 3.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 1,392 43.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Buddhism 338 10.4 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4
No Religion, so described 289 8.9 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Assyrian Apostolic 283 8.7 10,964 0.1 13,863 0.1
Not stated 193 6.0 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Prairiewood were Catholic 43.0%, Buddhism 10.4%, No Religion, so described 8.9%, Assyrian Apostolic 8.7% and Not stated 6.0%. In Prairiewood, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (73.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Vietnamese 355 11.0 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 352 10.9 20,317 0.3 28,349 0.1
Spanish 201 6.2 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Arabic 200 6.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Italian 160 5.0 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 913 28.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 751 75.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Prairiewood 28.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 11.0%, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 10.9%, Spanish 6.2%, Arabic 6.2% and Italian 5.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 777 59.0 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 368 28.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 61 4.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 110 8.4 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,316 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Prairiewood. Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 8.4% 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
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 112 9.3 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 121 10.0 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 135 11.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 305 25.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 473 39.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Prairiewood, 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Clerical and Administrative Workers 199 16.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 195 16.2 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 189 15.7 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 141 11.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 123 10.2 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 120 9.9 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 102 8.5 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 98 8.1 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Prairiewood included Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.5%, Professionals 16.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.7%, Labourers 11.7%, Managers 10.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.9%, Sales Workers 8.5% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 36 3.3 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 34 3.1 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Legal Services 28 2.6 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0
Road Freight Transport 26 2.4 37,995 1.1 129,528 1.2
Clothing Retailing 24 2.2 32,169 1.0 97,439 0.9

Of the employed people in Prairiewood, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Primary Education 3.1%, Legal Services 2.6%, Road Freight Transport 2.4% and Clothing Retailing 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 444 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,379 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,344 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Prairiewood was $444.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 811 67.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 65 5.4 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train 48 4.0 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Train, car as driver 33 2.8 34,213 1.0 86,003 0.8
Worked at home 33 2.8 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 151 12.5 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 934 77.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Prairiewood, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.8%, Car, as passenger 5.4%, Train 4.0%, Train, car as driver 2.8% and Worked at home 2.8%. On the day, 12.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,548 58.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 639 24.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 419 15.8 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 235 8.9 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Prairiewood, of people aged 15 years and over, 58.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 15.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.9% 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
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 538 20.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 532 20.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 239 9.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 246 9.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Prairiewood, 20.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 274 30.4 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 451 50.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 159 17.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 18 2.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Prairiewood, 50.0% were couple families with children, 30.4% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Prairiewood, 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% 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
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 127 17.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 14 2.0 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 86 12.0 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 94 13.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 58 8.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 288 40.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 21 2.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 26 3.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Prairiewood, of couple families with children, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 12.0% 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 Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 960 96.4 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 36 3.6 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Prairiewood, 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 772 80.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 151 15.7 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 37 3.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Prairiewood, 80.4% were separate houses, 15.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 33 3.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 23 2.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 420 43.4 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 475 49.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Prairiewood, of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 390 40.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 269 28.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 276 28.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.3 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 19 2.0 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Prairiewood, 40.8% were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 838 87.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 119 12.4 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 6 0.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Prairiewood, of all households, 87.0% were family households, 12.4% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

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Household income Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Prairiewood, 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.9% 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 Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 332 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 61 6.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 287 29.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 374 38.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 222 23.0 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Prairiewood, 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 172 17.9 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 767 80.0 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 20 2.1 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Prairiewood, 80.0% 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.
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 17 50.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 17 50.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Prairiewood, 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 18 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
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,625 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Prairiewood, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Prairiewood % Prairiewood New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 225 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Prairiewood, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.