Sylvania

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13717
People 10,479
Male 47.2%
Female 52.8%
Median age 44
Families 2,886
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 4,100
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,649
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(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
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 4,951 47.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,532 52.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 108 1.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 10,479 people in Sylvania. Of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

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Age Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 654 6.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 645 6.2 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 611 5.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 533 5.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 516 4.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 437 4.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 566 5.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 638 6.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 737 7.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 699 6.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 643 6.1 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 641 6.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 575 5.5 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 598 5.7 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 583 5.6 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 486 4.6 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 391 3.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 531 5.1 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Sylvania was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 4,668 54.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 226 2.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 700 8.2 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 745 8.7 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,234 26.1 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Sylvania aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,274 55.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 502 6.5 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,948 38.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Sylvania, of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 212 7.7 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 585 21.3 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 189 6.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 65 2.4 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 383 13.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 145 5.3 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 91 3.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 150 5.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 352 12.8 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 60 2.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 515 18.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Sylvania 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,782 20.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 926 10.8 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 217 2.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,145 13.4 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,368 16.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 240 2.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,060 12.4 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 612 7.1 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 35 0.4 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 818 9.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Sylvania, 16.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 3,123 22.5 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,966 21.4 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Greek 1,069 7.7 132,829 1.3 397,431 1.3
Irish 983 7.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 773 5.6 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Sylvania were English 22.5%, Australian 21.4%, Greek 7.7%, Irish 7.1% and Scottish 5.6%.

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

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Country of birth Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 7,515 72.1 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 351 3.4 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
England 289 2.8 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
Greece 166 1.6 29,481 0.4 93,743 0.4
New Zealand 149 1.4 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Egypt 144 1.4 19,724 0.3 39,779 0.2

In Sylvania, 72.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.4%, England 2.8%, Greece 1.6%, New Zealand 1.4% and Egypt 1.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,758 35.9 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 845 8.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 526 5.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,727 45.1 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Sylvania, 45.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,276 50.6 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Greece 529 5.1 72,635 1.0 226,920 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 529 5.1 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
England 502 4.8 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 278 2.7 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Sylvania, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 50.6%, Greece 5.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.1%, England 4.8% and Italy 2.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,604 53.7 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 539 5.2 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
Greece 500 4.8 66,182 0.9 206,674 0.9
England 445 4.3 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 222 2.1 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7

In Sylvania, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 53.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.2%, Greece 4.8%, England 4.3% and Italy 2.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 2,820 26.9 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 1,970 18.8 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 1,939 18.5 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Eastern Orthodox 1,351 12.9 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1
Not stated 755 7.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Sylvania were Catholic 26.9%, No Religion, so described 18.8%, Anglican 18.5%, Eastern Orthodox 12.9% and Not stated 7.2%. In Sylvania, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (75.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Greek 712 6.8 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 365 3.5 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Arabic 253 2.4 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Cantonese 245 2.3 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Spanish 135 1.3 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 7,335 70.2 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,119 29.2 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Sylvania 70.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Greek 6.8%, Mandarin 3.5%, Arabic 2.4%, Cantonese 2.3% and Spanish 1.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,945 60.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,466 30.3 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 225 4.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 208 4.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 4,844 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sylvania. Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 4.3% 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
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 493 10.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 493 10.6 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 483 10.4 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 758 16.4 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,183 47.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Sylvania, 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,054 22.8 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 796 17.2 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 759 16.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 581 12.6 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 448 9.7 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 426 9.2 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 263 5.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 216 4.7 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Sylvania included Professionals 22.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.2%, Managers 16.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.6%, Sales Workers 9.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.2%, Labourers 5.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 129 2.8 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 121 2.7 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Banking 107 2.4 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Air and Space Transport 98 2.2 17,045 0.5 46,173 0.4
Cafes and Restaurants 91 2.0 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Sylvania, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.8%, Primary Education 2.7%, Banking 2.4%, Air and Space Transport 2.2% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 717 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,990 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,649 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sylvania was $717.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,967 64.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 252 5.5 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Train 202 4.4 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 193 4.2 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 148 3.2 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 589 12.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,361 72.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Sylvania, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.3%, Worked at home 5.5%, Train 4.4%, Car, as passenger 4.2% and Train, bus 3.2%. On the day, 12.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,814 67.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,519 29.4 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,001 11.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,286 15.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Sylvania, of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% 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
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,887 22.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,103 24.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,035 12.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 794 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 Sylvania, 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% 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 Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,085 37.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,357 47.0 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 420 14.5 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 25 0.9 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Sylvania, 47.0% were couple families with children, 37.6% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

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

In Sylvania, 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
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 498 20.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 97 4.0 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 514 21.1 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 325 13.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 143 5.9 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 611 25.1 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 122 5.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 122 5.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Sylvania, of couple families with children, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,688 93.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 266 6.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Sylvania, 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,247 60.9 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 900 24.4 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 515 14.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 20 0.5 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Sylvania, 60.9% were separate houses, 24.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.0% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 168 4.6 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 619 16.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,557 42.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,239 33.7 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 2.1 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sylvania, of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 42.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,560 42.3 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,223 33.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 750 20.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 66 1.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 91 2.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Sylvania, 42.3% were owned outright, 33.1% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 2,787 75.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 834 22.6 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 72 1.9 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Sylvania, of all households, 75.5% were family households, 22.6% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

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Household income Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.1 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Sylvania, 18.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.1% 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 Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 440 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Sylvania % Sylvania 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 -- 89.8 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 232 6.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,157 31.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,506 40.8 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 683 18.5 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 112 3.0 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Sylvania, 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 502 13.6 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,114 84.4 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 72 2.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Sylvania, 84.4% 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.
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 56 50.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 56 50.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Sylvania, 50.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.0% were female. The median age was 19 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
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,792 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Sylvania, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,792.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Sylvania % Sylvania New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 500 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,192 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Sylvania, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $500 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,192.

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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.