Castle Hill - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - CASTLE HILL

To better understand the PROPERTY MANAGEMENT potential of your INVESTMENT PROPERTY it is crucial to research the suburb of CASTLE HILL. A good starting point is to assess the population demographics of Castle Hill to understand who are your potential tenants and/or purchasers.

As experienced property managers our property management team uses this information to identify the target market when developing a marketing strategy for your rental property.

This ensures that we provide our landlords with the most accurate advice, achieve the highest rent and attract the best tenants who will look after your valuable investment property.

 

People — demographics & education

People

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

37,915

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

18,341

48.4

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

19,574

51.6

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

137

0.4

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 37,915 people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

2,313

6.1

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

2,395

6.3

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

2,624

6.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

2,829

7.5

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

2,497

6.6

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

1,902

5

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

2,012

5.3

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

2,552

6.7

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

2,718

7.2

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

2,828

7.5

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

2,841

7.5

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

2,462

6.5

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

2,323

6.1

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

1,645

4.3

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

1,134

3

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

838

2.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

875

2.3

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

1,127

3

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

39

--

35

--

37

--

The median age of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

18,093

59.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

559

1.8

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

1,668

5.5

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

1,872

6.1

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

8,388

27.4

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3

Of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.2% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

51

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

54

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

83

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

22

--

26

--

25

--

The median age of married people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

16,866

60.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,119

4

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

10,049

35.8

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

50

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

38

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

25

--

31

--

33

--

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

789

6.6

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

2,105

17.7

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

727

6.1

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

422

3.5

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

1,486

12.5

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

931

7.8

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

658

5.5

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

748

6.3

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

2,188

18.4

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

241

2

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

1,622

13.6

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

11,917

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

10,434

21.6

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

10,260

21.3

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

4,097

8.5

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

3,267

6.8

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

2,610

5.4

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) were English 21.6%, Australian 21.3%, Chinese 8.5%, Irish 6.8% and Scottish 5.4%.

Country of birth

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

23,609

62.3

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

1,674

4.4

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

1,310

3.5

129,248

3.3

318,969

1.5

India

930

2.5

86,767

2.2

295,362

1.4

Korea, Republic of (South)

771

2

77,298

2

74,538

0.3

South Africa

655

1.7

69,405

1.8

145,683

0.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 62.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.5%, India 2.5%, Korea, Republic of (South) 2.0% and South Africa 1.7%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

17,628

48.6

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

2,541

7

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

1,708

4.7

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

14,412

39.7

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

11,808

31.1

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

7,226

19.1

684,766

17.5

3,679,907

17.1

No Religion

6,121

16.1

576,427

14.7

4,796,787

22.3

Uniting Church

1,503

4

205,971

5.3

1,065,795

5

Buddhism

1,251

3.3

179,360

4.6

528,978

2.5

The most common responses for religion in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Catholic 31.1%, Anglican 19.1%, No Religion 16.1%, Uniting Church 4.0% and Buddhism 3.3%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

1,543

4.1

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

1,473

3.9

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

938

2.5

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Arabic

668

1.8

84,568

2.2

287,174

1.3

Italian

453

1.2

79,322

2

299,834

1.4

English only spoken at home

26,079

68.8

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

3,987

33.1

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 68.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Cantonese 4.1%, Mandarin 3.9%, Korean 2.5%, Arabic 1.8% and Italian 1.2%.

People — employment

Employment

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over

Worked full-time

12,511

62.9

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

5,616

28.3

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

923

4.6

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

827

4.2

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

19,877

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

There were 19,877 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

2,070

10.9

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

1,811

9.5

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

1,733

9.1

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

2,802

14.7

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

9,707

51

884,519

47.8

4,558,678

45.3

Of employed people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

44

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

41

--

39

--

40

--

The median age of people employed full-time in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

5,782

30.4

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Managers

3,545

18.6

301,857

16.3

1,293,970

12.9

Clerical and Administrative Workers

3,199

16.8

247,925

13.4

1,483,558

14.7

Sales Workers

1,981

10.4

216,894

11.7

942,140

9.4

Technicians and Trades Workers

1,827

9.6

164,384

8.9

1,425,146

14.2

Community and Personal Service Workers

1,277

6.7

159,462

8.6

971,897

9.7

Labourers

732

3.8

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

423

2.2

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) included Professionals 30.4%, Managers 18.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.8%, Sales Workers 10.4%, and Technicians and Trades Workers 9.6%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

School Education

1,129

5.9

74,393

4

467,373

4.6

Computer System Design and Related Services

693

3.6

72,555

3.9

139,409

1.4

Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services

641

3.4

59,072

3.2

412,804

4.1

Hospitals

613

3.2

54,531

2.9

361,011

3.6

Legal and Accounting Services

572

3

48,110

2.6

209,182

2.1

Of the employed people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 5.9% worked in School Education. Other major industries of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 3.6%, Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 3.4%, Hospitals 3.2% and Legal and Accounting Services 3.0%.

Median weekly incomes

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

721

--

634

--

577

--

Family

2,287

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

2,059

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $721.

Travel to work, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Car, as driver

12,150

63.8

972,949

52.6

6,059,972

60.2

Bus

1,835

9.6

180,837

9.8

301,187

3

Car, as passenger

799

4.2

106,077

5.7

537,638

5.3

Walked only

276

1.4

83,060

4.5

377,043

3.7

Train, car as driver

179

0.9

80,014

4.3

77,819

0.8

People who travelled to work by public transport

2,632

13.8

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

12,976

68.1

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 63.8%, Bus 9.6% and Car, as passenger 4.2%. Other common responses were Walked only 1.4% and Train, car as driver 0.9%. On the day, 13.8% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 68.1% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

22,653

74.1

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

9,037

29.6

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks)

3,326

10.9

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months)

6,063

19.8

470,618

14.9

3,090,874

17.8

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

7,557

24.7

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

8,014

26.2

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

3,984

13

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

3,100

10.1

270,426

8.6

1,746,196

10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

3,228

31

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

5,983

57.5

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

1,090

10.5

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

101

1

20,220

2

97,722

1.7

Of the families in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 57.5% were couple families with children, 31.0% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

15.2

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

84.8

--

84

--

82.4

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

2,548

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

3,100

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,100 and those without children was $2,548.

Families — employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

2,301

25

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

277

3

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

2,115

23

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

1,665

18.1

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

438

4.8

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

1,433

15.6

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

456

5

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

526

5.7

48,765

5.8

314,529

6.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 23.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

12,064

95.2

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

611

4.8

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

9,189

76.2

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

1,536

12.7

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

1,332

11

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

4

0

4,928

0.4

66,666

0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 76.2% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

11

0.1

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

286

2.4

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

1,237

10.3

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

3,135

26

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

7,250

60.1

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

146

1.2

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

3.6

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

3

--

2.7

--

2.6

--

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 26.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Tenure

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

4,280

35.5

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

5,247

43.5

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

2,026

16.8

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

294

2.4

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

215

1.8

32,479

2.4

195,213

2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.5% were owned outright, 43.5% were owned with a mortgage and 16.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition

Household composition

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

10,076

83.5

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

1,788

14.8

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

200

1.7

60,457

4.5

321,007

4.1

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.5% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

12.8

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

26.7

--

16.6

--

11.2

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Rent weekly payments

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

460

--

369

--

285

--

Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income

--

94.1

--

87.1

--

89.6

Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

5.9

--

12.9

--

10.4

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,600

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income

--

86.5

--

87.9

--

90.1

Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

13.5

--

12.1

--

9.9

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

487

4

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

3,251

26.9

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

5,388

44.7

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

2,717

22.5

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

221

1.8

39,787

3

234,292

3

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Source: ABS Census 2011

People — demographics & education

People

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

37,915

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

18,341

48.4

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

19,574

51.6

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

137

0.4

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5


In the 2011 Census, there were 37,915 people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

2,313

6.1

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

2,395

6.3

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

2,624

6.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

2,829

7.5

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

2,497

6.6

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

1,902

5

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

2,012

5.3

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

2,552

6.7

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

2,718

7.2

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

2,828

7.5

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

2,841

7.5

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

2,462

6.5

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

2,323

6.1

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

1,645

4.3

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

1,134

3

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

838

2.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

875

2.3

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

1,127

3

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

39

--

35

--

37

--


The median age of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

18,093

59.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

559

1.8

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

1,668

5.5

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

1,872

6.1

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

8,388

27.4

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3


Of people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.2% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.


Median age by registered marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

51

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

54

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

83

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

22

--

26

--

25

--


The median age of married people in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

16,866

60.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,119

4

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

10,049

35.8

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3


In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

50

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

38

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

25

--

31

--

33

--


The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

789

6.6

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

2,105

17.7

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

727

6.1

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

422

3.5

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

1,486

12.5

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

931

7.8

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

658

5.5

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

748

6.3

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

2,188

18.4

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

241

2

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

1,622

13.6

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

11,917

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--


In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.


People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

10,434

21.6

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

10,260

21.3

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

4,097

8.5

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

3,267

6.8

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

2,610

5.4

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) were English 21.6%, Australian 21.3%, Chinese 8.5%, Irish 6.8% and Scottish 5.4%.

Country of birth

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

23,609

62.3

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

1,674

4.4

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

1,310

3.5

129,248

3.3

318,969

1.5

India

930

2.5

86,767

2.2

295,362

1.4

Korea, Republic of (South)

771

2

77,298

2

74,538

0.3

South Africa

655

1.7

69,405

1.8

145,683

0.7

In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 62.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.5%, India 2.5%, Korea, Republic of (South) 2.0% and South Africa 1.7%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

17,628

48.6

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

2,541

7

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

1,708

4.7

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

14,412

39.7

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7


In Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

11,808

31.1

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

7,226

19.1

684,766

17.5

3,679,907

17.1

No Religion

6,121

16.1

576,427

14.7

4,796,787

22.3

Uniting Church

1,503

4

205,971

5.3

1,065,795

5

Buddhism

1,251

3.3

179,360

4.6

528,978

2.5

The most common responses for religion in Castle Hill (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Catholic 31.1%, Anglican 19.1%, No Religion 16.1%, Uniting Church 4.0% and Buddhism 3.3%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Castle Hill (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

1,543

4.1

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

1,473

3.9

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

938

2.5

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Arabic

668

1.8

84,568

2.2

287,174

1.3

Italian

453

1.2

79,322