Maitland (NSW)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL111002
People 78,015
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 36
Families 21,387
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 31,269
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,364
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(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

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 38,041 48.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 39,979 51.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,214 5.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 78,015 people in Maitland (NSW). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

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Age Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 5,851 7.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 5,898 7.6 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 5,205 6.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 4,881 6.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 4,868 6.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 5,430 7.0 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 5,447 7.0 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 5,061 6.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 5,147 6.6 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 5,070 6.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 4,826 6.2 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 4,625 5.9 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 4,174 5.4 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 3,856 4.9 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 2,881 3.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,069 2.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,402 1.8 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,326 1.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Maitland (NSW) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 29,420 48.2 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,288 3.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 5,619 9.2 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 3,306 5.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 20,415 33.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Maitland (NSW) aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 26,803 48.4 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,485 11.7 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 22,109 39.9 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Maitland (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 1,708 7.3 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 5,084 21.8 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,695 7.3 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 679 2.9 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,191 13.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,255 5.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 696 3.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,698 7.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,404 10.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 464 2.0 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,489 19.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Maitland (NSW) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 17.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 7,401 12.1 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 5,151 8.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,801 4.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 11,183 18.3 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 6,950 11.4 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,538 4.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 10,705 17.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 81 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 6 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 7,039 11.5 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 133 0.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 5,331 8.7 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Maitland (NSW), 11.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 35,416 32.9 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 34,278 31.9 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 9,599 8.9 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 8,356 7.8 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 3,679 3.4 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Maitland (NSW) were Australian 32.9%, English 31.9%, Irish 8.9%, Scottish 7.8% and German 3.4%.

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

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Country of birth Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 67,475 86.5 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 1,431 1.8 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 775 1.0 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 404 0.5 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 369 0.5 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
South Africa 299 0.4 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7

In Maitland (NSW), 86.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.8%, New Zealand 1.0%, India 0.5%, Philippines 0.5% and South Africa 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 8,052 10.3 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 4,264 5.5 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,901 3.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 58,298 74.7 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Maitland (NSW), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 61,468 78.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 2,934 3.8 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,245 1.6 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 798 1.0 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
India 605 0.8 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6

In Maitland (NSW), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 78.8%, England 3.8%, New Zealand 1.6%, Scotland 1.0% and India 0.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 62,944 80.7 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 2,567 3.3 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 1,084 1.4 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 642 0.8 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Philippines 588 0.8 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4

In Maitland (NSW), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.7%, England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.4%, Scotland 0.8% and Philippines 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 20,415 26.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 18,952 24.3 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 18,907 24.2 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 5,804 7.4 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 3,863 5.0 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Maitland (NSW) were Catholic 26.2%, Anglican 24.3%, No Religion, so described 24.2%, Not stated 7.4% and Uniting Church 5.0%. In Maitland (NSW), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 280 0.4 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 177 0.2 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Tagalog 168 0.2 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
Afrikaans 146 0.2 7,735 0.1 43,741 0.2
Malayalam 139 0.2 13,881 0.2 53,206 0.2
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English only spoken at home 70,873 90.9 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,666 5.7 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Maitland (NSW) 90.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.4%, Cantonese 0.2%, Tagalog 0.2%, Afrikaans 0.2% and Malayalam 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 21,333 57.1 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 11,372 30.5 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,784 4.8 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,842 7.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 37,331 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maitland (NSW). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 7.6% 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
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 3,978 11.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 3,603 10.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3,793 11.0 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 6,738 19.5 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 14,596 42.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Maitland (NSW), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 5,950 17.2 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 5,533 16.0 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 4,508 13.1 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 3,964 11.5 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 3,912 11.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 3,579 10.4 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,448 10.0 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 3,085 8.9 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Maitland (NSW) included Technicians and Trades Workers 17.2%, Professionals 16.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.1%, Labourers 11.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.3%, Sales Workers 10.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.0% and Managers 8.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Coal Mining 2,038 5.9 19,153 0.6 46,491 0.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,219 3.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Takeaway Food Services 1,021 3.0 56,957 1.7 189,447 1.8
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,000 2.9 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 790 2.3 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Maitland (NSW), the most common responses for industry of employment included Coal Mining 5.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Takeaway Food Services 3.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.9% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 632 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,611 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,364 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maitland (NSW) was $632.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 25,477 73.9 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,694 4.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 1,020 3.0 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 507 1.5 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Truck 291 0.8 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 699 2.0 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 27,595 80.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Maitland (NSW), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.9%, Car, as passenger 4.9%, Worked at home 3.0%, Walked only 1.5% and Truck 0.8%. On the day, 2.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 80.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 43,976 72.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 20,551 33.7 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,840 12.8 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9,574 15.7 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Maitland (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.7% 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
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 12,857 21.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 16,449 26.9 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 8,033 13.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 6,637 10.9 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maitland (NSW), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 7,648 35.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 9,420 44.1 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 4,000 18.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 316 1.5 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Maitland (NSW), 44.1% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Maitland (NSW), 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% 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
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3,516 20.6 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 550 3.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,049 23.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 2,520 14.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 910 5.3 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3,625 21.2 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 925 5.4 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 977 5.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Maitland (NSW), of couple families with children, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 27,967 92.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,151 7.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Maitland (NSW), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 24,276 86.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,568 9.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 640 2.3 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 107 0.4 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Maitland (NSW), 86.8% were separate houses, 9.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 55 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 808 2.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,365 12.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 11,547 41.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 11,562 41.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 629 2.2 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maitland (NSW), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 12.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 8,159 29.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 10,463 37.4 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,417 30.1 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 251 0.9 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 673 2.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Maitland (NSW), 29.2% were owned outright, 37.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 20,932 74.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 6,324 22.6 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 704 2.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Maitland (NSW), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 22.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Maitland (NSW), 19.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.2% 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 Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 315 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 1,493 5.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 9,187 32.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 11,047 39.5 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 5,339 19.1 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 893 3.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Maitland (NSW), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,522 16.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 22,752 81.3 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 695 2.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Maitland (NSW), 81.3% 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.
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,066 49.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 2,148 51.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Maitland (NSW), 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% were female. The median age was 20 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
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,363 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Maitland (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,363.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Maitland (NSW) % Maitland (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 310 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Maitland (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.