St Leonards (NSW)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13642
People 5,495
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 33
Families 1,468
Average children per family
for families with children 1.4
for all households (a) 0.3
All private dwellings 3,080
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $2,327
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $580
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9

(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
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,727 49.6 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,769 50.4 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,495 people in St Leonards (NSW). Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 305 5.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 132 2.4 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 79 1.4 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 103 1.9 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 335 6.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 946 17.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,088 19.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 784 14.3 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 432 7.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 306 5.6 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 211 3.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 232 4.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 173 3.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 142 2.6 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 79 1.4 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 61 1.1 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 46 0.8 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 34 0.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in St Leonards (NSW) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,137 43.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 91 1.8 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 361 7.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 76 1.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,302 46.3 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in St Leonards (NSW) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,768 40.7 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 786 18.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,795 41.3 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In St Leonards (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 64 4.9 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 122 9.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 0.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 22 1.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 50 3.8 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 20 1.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 27 2.1 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 101 7.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 407 31.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 68 5.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 408 31.4 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In St Leonards (NSW) 23.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.0% were in primary school, 7.0% in secondary school and 38.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,015 60.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 368 7.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 71 1.4 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 154 3.1 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 612 12.3 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 39 0.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 96 1.9 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 62 1.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.1 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 443 8.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in St Leonards (NSW), 12.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 4.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Chinese 1,314 19.3 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
English 1,025 15.1 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 669 9.9 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Indian 415 6.1 211,927 2.1 619,164 2.0
Irish 409 6.0 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in St Leonards (NSW) were Chinese 19.3%, English 15.1%, Australian 9.9%, Indian 6.1% and Irish 6.0%.

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 St Leonards (NSW) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,897 34.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 469 8.6 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
India 326 6.0 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Japan 245 4.5 14,008 0.2 42,421 0.2
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 243 4.4 42,347 0.6 86,886 0.4
England 206 3.8 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9

In St Leonards (NSW), 34.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8.6%, India 6.0%, Japan 4.5%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 4.4% and England 3.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,658 66.5 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 217 3.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 197 3.6 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 976 17.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In St Leonards (NSW), 17.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 66.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,172 21.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 659 12.0 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
India 388 7.1 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6
Japan 274 5.0 14,742 0.2 44,273 0.2
England 232 4.2 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0

In St Leonards (NSW), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 21.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 12.0%, India 7.1%, Japan 5.0% and England 4.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,201 21.9 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 678 12.4 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
India 386 7.1 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6
Japan 275 5.0 19,677 0.3 60,010 0.3
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 211 3.9 35,095 0.5 71,771 0.3

In St Leonards (NSW), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 21.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 12.4%, India 7.1%, Japan 5.0% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 3.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,217 40.3 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 889 16.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 669 12.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 360 6.5 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 353 6.4 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in St Leonards (NSW) were No Religion, so described 40.3%, Catholic 16.2%, Not stated 12.2%, Anglican 6.5% and Buddhism 6.4%. In St Leonards (NSW), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (45.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 565 10.3 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 422 7.7 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Japanese 258 4.7 17,319 0.2 55,966 0.2
Hindi 169 3.1 67,034 0.9 159,652 0.7
Korean 123 2.3 59,912 0.8 108,997 0.5
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English only spoken at home 2,494 45.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,358 48.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In St Leonards (NSW) 45.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 10.3%, Cantonese 7.7%, Japanese 4.7%, Hindi 3.1% and Korean 2.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,882 76.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 548 14.6 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 160 4.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 164 4.4 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 3,754 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Leonards (NSW). Of these 76.8% were employed full time, 14.6% were employed part-time and 4.4% 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
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 144 4.0 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 217 6.0 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 181 5.0 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 652 18.1 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,234 62.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in St Leonards (NSW), 4.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,739 48.3 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 694 19.3 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 392 10.9 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 237 6.6 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 193 5.4 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 185 5.1 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 67 1.9 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 36 1.0 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in St Leonards (NSW) included Professionals 48.3%, Managers 19.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.9%, Sales Workers 6.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 5.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 5.1%, Labourers 1.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Computer System Design and Related Services 293 8.3 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Banking 194 5.5 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 194 5.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Accounting Services 122 3.4 44,014 1.3 127,263 1.2
Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 118 3.3 31,756 0.9 75,208 0.7

Of the employed people in St Leonards (NSW), the most common responses for industry of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 8.3%, Banking 5.5%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.5%, Accounting Services 3.4% and Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 3.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 1,386 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,823 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,327 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Leonards (NSW) was $1,386.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Train 1,470 41.2 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as driver 759 21.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 473 13.3 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Bus 203 5.7 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 115 3.2 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,847 51.4 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 881 24.5 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In St Leonards (NSW), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Train 41.2%, Car, as driver 21.3%, Walked only 13.3%, Bus 5.7% and Worked at home 3.2%. On the day, 51.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 24.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,563 71.6 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 863 17.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 273 5.5 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 819 16.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In St Leonards (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.4% provided care for children and 5.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% 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
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,594 32.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,411 28.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 332 6.7 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 220 4.4 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Leonards (NSW), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 902 61.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 408 27.9 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 110 7.5 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 44 3.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in St Leonards (NSW), 27.9% were couple families with children, 61.6% were couple families without children and 7.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In St Leonards (NSW), 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% 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
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 546 41.3 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.0 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 13.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 270 20.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 34 2.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 97 7.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 74 5.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 85 6.4 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In St Leonards (NSW), of couple families with children, 41.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 13.3% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,518 88.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 313 11.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In St Leonards (NSW), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 111 4.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 1.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,367 94.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in St Leonards (NSW), 4.4% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 94.0% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 103 4.1 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 959 38.2 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 973 38.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 366 14.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 70 2.8 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 38 1.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Leonards (NSW), of occupied private dwellings 38.2% had 1 bedroom, 38.8% had 2 bedrooms and 14.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.7. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 346 13.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 521 20.8 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,587 63.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 16 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 39 1.6 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in St Leonards (NSW), 13.8% were owned outright, 20.8% were owned with a mortgage and 63.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,455 58.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 859 34.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 191 7.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In St Leonards (NSW), of all households, 58.1% were family households, 34.3% were single person households and 7.6% were group households.

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Household income St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 37.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In St Leonards (NSW), 8.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 37.8% 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 St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 580 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.6 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 19.4 -- 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 St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 779 31.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,325 52.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 311 12.4 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 52 2.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 1.8 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In St Leonards (NSW), 52.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 12.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 90 3.6 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,375 94.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 44 1.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In St Leonards (NSW), 94.7% 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.
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 6 66.7 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 3 33.3 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In St Leonards (NSW), 66.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 33.3% were female. The median age was 22 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
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.5 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,124 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In St Leonards (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,124.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
St Leonards (NSW) % St Leonards (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 540 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In St Leonards (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $540 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.