Cherrybrook - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - CHERRYBROOK

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

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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

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

18,778

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

9,170

48.8

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

9,608

51.2

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

23

0.1

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 18,778 people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

898

4.8

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

1,146

6.1

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

1,507

8

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

1,691

9

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

1,426

7.6

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

761

4.1

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

686

3.7

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,053

5.6

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

1,400

7.5

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

1,727

9.2

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

1,621

8.6

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

1,341

7.1

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

1,173

6.2

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

788

4.2

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

506

2.7

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

355

1.9

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

311

1.7

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

390

2.1

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

40

--

35

--

37

--

The median age of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.5% of the population.

Registered marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

9,313

61.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

203

1.3

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

673

4.4

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

669

4.4

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

4,370

28.7

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3

Of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.2% were married and 5.8% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

51

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

55

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

82

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

21

--

26

--

25

--

The median age of married people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

8,789

61.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

299

2.1

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

5,266

36.7

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

51

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

42

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

23

--

31

--

33

--

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

348

5.5

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

1,231

19.6

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

177

2.8

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

205

3.3

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

1,420

22.6

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

234

3.7

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

268

4.3

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

358

5.7

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

1,397

22.2

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

98

1.6

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

557

8.9

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

6,293

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 30.5% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

4,832

20.5

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

4,398

18.7

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

3,023

12.8

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

1,421

6

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Indian

1,352

5.7

232,322

4.7

390,894

1.4

The most common ancestries in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) were English 20.5%, Australian 18.7%, Chinese 12.8%, Irish 6.0% and Indian 5.7%.

Country of birth

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

10,076

53.7

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

India

887

4.7

146,853

3.8

295,362

1.4

England

804

4.3

129,248

3.3

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

683

3.6

86,767

2.2

318,969

1.5

Hong Kong (SAR of China)

599

3.2

77,298

2

74,956

0.3

South Africa

565

3

69,405

1.8

145,683

0.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 4.7%, England 4.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.6%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 3.2% and South Africa 3.0%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

10,304

57

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

1,030

5.7

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

826

4.6

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

5,905

32.7

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 32.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

4,448

23.7

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

3,218

17.1

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

3,203

17.1

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Hinduism

1,011

5.4

205,971

5.3

275,535

1.3

Uniting Church

996

5.3

179,360

4.6

1,065,795

5

The most common responses for religion in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) were Catholic 23.7%, No Religion 17.1%, Anglican 17.1%, Hinduism 5.4% and Uniting Church 5.3%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

1,320

7

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

918

4.9

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

493

2.6

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Hindi

401

2.1

84,568

2.2

111,351

0.5

Sinhalese

389

2.1

79,322

2

48,192

0.2

English only spoken at home

11,708

62.3

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

2,313

40

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 62.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Cantonese 7.0%, Mandarin 4.9%, Korean 2.6%, Hindi 2.1% and Sinhalese 2.1%.

People — employment

Employment

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

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

Worked full-time

6,188

60.8

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

3,054

30

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

432

4.2

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

508

5

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

10,182

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

There were 10,182 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

1,245

12.9

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

970

10

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

837

8.7

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

1,515

15.7

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

4,671

48.3

884,519

47.8

4,558,678

45.3

Of employed people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

46

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

41

--

39

--

40

--

The median age of people employed full-time in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

3,268

33.8

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Managers

1,646

17

301,857

16.3

1,293,970

12.9

Clerical and Administrative Workers

1,577

16.3

247,925

13.4

1,483,558

14.7

Sales Workers

888

9.2

216,894

11.7

942,140

9.4

Technicians and Trades Workers

821

8.5

164,384

8.9

1,425,146

14.2

Community and Personal Service Workers

721

7.5

159,462

8.6

971,897

9.7

Labourers

397

4.1

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

188

1.9

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) included Professionals 33.8%, Managers 17.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.3%, Sales Workers 9.2%, and Technicians and Trades Workers 8.5%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

School Education

518

5.4

74,393

4

467,373

4.6

Computer System Design and Related Services

479

5

72,555

3.9

139,409

1.4

Depository Financial Intermediation

339

3.5

59,072

3.2

148,232

1.5

Legal and Accounting Services

328

3.4

54,531

2.9

209,182

2.1

Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services

324

3.4

48,110

2.6

412,804

4.1

Of the employed people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 5.4% worked in School Education. Other major industries of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 5.0%, Depository Financial Intermediation 3.5%, Legal and Accounting Services 3.4% and Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 3.4%.

Median weekly incomes

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

682

--

634

--

577

--

Family

2,423

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

2,267

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was $682.

Travel to work, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Car, as driver

5,569

57.6

972,949

52.6

6,059,972

60.2

Bus

1,212

12.5

180,837

9.8

301,187

3

Car, as passenger

364

3.8

106,077

5.7

537,638

5.3

Train

230

2.4

83,060

4.5

388,012

3.9

Train, car as driver

181

1.9

80,014

4.3

77,819

0.8

People who travelled to work by public transport

1,981

20.5

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

5,947

61.5

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 57.6%, Bus 12.5% and Car, as passenger 3.8%. Other common responses were Train 2.4% and Train, car as driver 1.9%. On the day, 20.5% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 61.5% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

11,609

76.2

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

4,403

28.9

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

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

1,600

10.5

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

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

3,452

22.7

470,618

14.9

3,090,874

17.8

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

3,919

25.7

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

4,052

26.6

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

2,075

13.6

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

1,563

10.3

270,426

8.6

1,746,196

10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

1,365

26

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

3,297

62.8

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

551

10.5

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

41

0.8

20,220

2

97,722

1.7

Of the families in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 62.8% were couple families with children, 26.0% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

16.1

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

83.9

--

84

--

82.4

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

2,676

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

3,098

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,098 and those without children was $2,676.

Families — employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

1,155

24.8

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

153

3.3

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

1,120

24.1

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

834

17.9

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

218

4.7

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

707

15.2

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

211

4.5

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

258

5.5

48,765

5.8

314,529

6.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 24.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

5,790

96.3

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

221

3.7

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 96.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

4,751

82.1

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

924

16

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

106

1.8

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

0

0

4,928

0.4

66,666

0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 82.1% were separate houses, 16.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

3

0.1

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

60

1

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

254

4.4

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

1,433

24.8

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

3,999

69.1

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

39

0.7

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

3.8

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

3.2

--

2.7

--

2.6

--

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.4% had 2 bedrooms and 24.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Tenure

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

2,321

40.1

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

2,660

46

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

666

11.5

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

66

1.1

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

75

1.3

32,479

2.4

195,213

2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 40.1% were owned outright, 46.0% were owned with a mortgage and 11.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition

Household composition

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

5,092

88

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

661

11.4

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

35

0.6

60,457

4.5

321,007

4.1

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.0% were family households, 11.4% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

Household income

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

12

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

29.7

--

16.6

--

11.2

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 12.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 29.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Rent weekly payments

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

525

--

369

--

285

--

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

--

95.9

--

87.1

--

89.6

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

--

4.1

--

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

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,600

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

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

--

87.8

--

87.9

--

90.1

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

--

12.2

--

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

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

153

2.6

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

1,561

27

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

2,737

47.3

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

1,263

21.8

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

74

1.3

39,787

3

234,292

3

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Source: ABS Census 2011

People — demographics & education

People

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

18,778

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

9,170

48.8

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

9,608

51.2

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

23

0.1

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5


In the 2011 Census, there were 18,778 people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

898

4.8

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

1,146

6.1

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

1,507

8

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

1,691

9

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

1,426

7.6

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

761

4.1

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

686

3.7

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,053

5.6

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

1,400

7.5

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

1,727

9.2

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

1,621

8.6

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

1,341

7.1

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

1,173

6.2

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

788

4.2

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

506

2.7

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

355

1.9

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

311

1.7

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

390

2.1

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

40

--

35

--

37

--


The median age of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.5% of the population.

Registered marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

9,313

61.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

203

1.3

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

673

4.4

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

669

4.4

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

4,370

28.7

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3


Of people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.2% were married and 5.8% were either divorced or separated.


Median age by registered marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

51

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

55

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

82

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

21

--

26

--

25

--


The median age of married people in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

8,789

61.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

299

2.1

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

5,266

36.7

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3


In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

51

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

42

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

23

--

31

--

33

--


The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

348

5.5

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

1,231

19.6

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

177

2.8

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

205

3.3

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

1,420

22.6

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

234

3.7

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

268

4.3

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

358

5.7

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

1,397

22.2

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

98

1.6

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

557

8.9

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

6,293

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--


In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 30.5% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.


People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

4,832

20.5

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

4,398

18.7

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

3,023

12.8

352,986

7.2

866,208

3.1

Irish

1,421

6

310,704

6.4

2,087,758

7.5

Indian

1,352

5.7

232,322

4.7

390,894

1.4

The most common ancestries in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) were English 20.5%, Australian 18.7%, Chinese 12.8%, Irish 6.0% and Indian 5.7%.

Country of birth

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

10,076

53.7

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

India

887

4.7

146,853

3.8

295,362

1.4

England

804

4.3

129,248

3.3

911,593

4.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

683

3.6

86,767

2.2

318,969

1.5

Hong Kong (SAR of China)

599

3.2

77,298

2

74,956

0.3

South Africa

565

3

69,405

1.8

145,683

0.7

In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 4.7%, England 4.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.6%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 3.2% and South Africa 3.0%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

10,304

57

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

1,030

5.7

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

826

4.6

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

5,905

32.7

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7


In Cherrybrook (State Suburbs), 32.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

4,448

23.7

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

3,218

17.1

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

3,203

17.1

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Hinduism

1,011

5.4

205,971

5.3

275,535

1.3

Uniting Church

996

5.3

179,360

4.6

1,065,795

5

The most common responses for religion in Cherrybrook (State Suburbs) were Catholic 23.7%, No Religion 17.1%, Anglican 17.1%, Hinduism 5.4% and Uniting Church 5.3%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Cherrybrook

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Cantonese

1,320

7

176,491

4.5

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

918

4.9

132,836

3.4

336,410

1.6

Korean

493

2.6

130,452

3.3

79,787

0.4

Hindi

401

2.1

84,568

2.2

111,351

0.5

Sinhalese

389

2.1

79,322

2

48,192

0.2