Croydon - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - CROYDON

To better understand the PROPERTY MANAGEMENT potential of your INVESTMENT PROPERTY it is crucial to research the suburb of CROYDON. A good starting point is to assess the population demographics of CROYDON 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.

Unfortunately in most cases the local REAL ESTATE AGENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT places little importance in keeping up to date with this vital information. Usually because they are either overworked, under staffed or don’t understand the importance.

People — demographics & education

People

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

10,381

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

4,991

48.1

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

5,390

51.9

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

69

0.7

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,381 people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

645

6.2

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

541

5.2

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

614

5.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

606

5.8

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

722

7

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

776

7.5

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

699

6.7

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

769

7.4

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

749

7.2

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

801

7.7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

750

7.2

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

602

5.8

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

490

4.7

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

394

3.8

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

358

3.4

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

336

3.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

250

2.4

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

279

2.7

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

38

--

35

--

37

--

The median age of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,186

48.8

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

192

2.2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

511

6

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

544

6.3

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

3,145

36.7

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3

Of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

49

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

48

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

53

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

80

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

27

--

26

--

25

--

The median age of married people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

3,836

50.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

454

5.9

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

3,348

43.8

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

49

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

37

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

32

--

31

--

33

--

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

150

4.5

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

475

14.1

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

165

4.9

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

91

2.7

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

355

10.6

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

179

5.3

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

163

4.9

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

239

7.1

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

781

23.3

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

111

3.3

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

650

19.4

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

3,359

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.8% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 30.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australian

2,061

16.1

938,150

19.2

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

1,809

14.1

931,387

19

866,208

3.1

English

1,766

13.8

352,986

7.2

7,238,533

25.9

Italian

1,117

8.7

310,704

6.4

916,121

3.3

Irish

895

7

232,322

4.7

2,087,758

7.5

The most common ancestries in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Australian 16.1%, Chinese 14.1%, English 13.8%, Italian 8.7% and Irish 7.0%.

Country of birth

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

5,696

54.9

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

899

8.7

146,853

3.8

318,969

1.5

Italy

470

4.5

129,248

3.3

185,402

0.9

Lebanon

215

2.1

86,767

2.2

76,450

0.4

England

207

2

77,298

2

911,593

4.2

Korea, Republic of (South)

185

1.8

69,405

1.8

74,538

0.3

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 54.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8.7%, Italy 4.5%, Lebanon 2.1%, England 2.0% and Korea, Republic of (South) 1.8%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

5,693

59

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

691

7.2

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

430

4.5

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

2,837

29.4

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

3,679

35.4

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

2,244

21.6

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

996

9.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Buddhism

581

5.6

205,971

5.3

528,978

2.5

Eastern Orthodox

574

5.5

179,360

4.6

563,072

2.6

The most common responses for religion in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Catholic 35.4%, No Religion 21.6%, Anglican 9.6%, Buddhism 5.6% and Eastern Orthodox 5.5%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Mandarin

780

7.5

176,491

4.5

336,410

1.6

Italian

723

7

132,836

3.4

299,834

1.4

Cantonese

672

6.5

130,452

3.3

263,673

1.2

Arabic

472

4.5

84,568

2.2

287,174

1.3

Greek

391

3.8

79,322

2

252,217

1.2

English only spoken at home

5,291

51

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

1,768

51.4

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 51.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 7.5%, Italian 7.0%, Cantonese 6.5%, Arabic 4.5% and Greek 3.8%.

People — employment

Employment

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

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

Worked full-time

3,114

59.8

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

1,525

29.3

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

277

5.3

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

292

5.6

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

5,208

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

There were 5,208 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

527

10.7

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

554

11.3

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

444

9

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

880

17.9

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

2,235

45.4

884,519

47.8

4,558,678

45.3

Of employed people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

41

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

38

--

39

--

40

--

The median age of people employed full-time in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

1,582

32.2

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Clerical and Administrative Workers

805

16.4

301,857

16.3

1,483,558

14.7

Managers

636

12.9

247,925

13.4

1,293,970

12.9

Technicians and Trades Workers

484

9.8

216,894

11.7

1,425,146

14.2

Community and Personal Service Workers

418

8.5

164,384

8.9

971,897

9.7

Sales Workers

405

8.2

159,462

8.6

942,140

9.4

Labourers

300

6.1

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

213

4.3

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) included Professionals 32.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.4%, Managers 12.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.8%, and Community and Personal Service Workers 8.5%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

School Education

243

4.9

74,393

4

467,373

4.6

Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services

211

4.3

72,555

3.9

412,804

4.1

Legal and Accounting Services

175

3.6

59,072

3.2

209,182

2.1

Hospitals

169

3.4

54,531

2.9

361,011

3.6

Tertiary Education

135

2.7

48,110

2.6

198,933

2

Of the employed people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 4.9% worked in School Education. Other major industries of employment included Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 4.3%, Legal and Accounting Services 3.6%, Hospitals 3.4% and Tertiary Education 2.7%.

Median weekly incomes

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

574

--

634

--

577

--

Family

1,798

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

1,509

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $574.

Travel to work, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Car, as driver

2,191

44.5

972,949

52.6

6,059,972

60.2

Train

1,017

20.7

180,837

9.8

388,012

3.9

Walked only

181

3.7

106,077

5.7

377,043

3.7

Car, as passenger

172

3.5

83,060

4.5

537,638

5.3

Train, bus

150

3

80,014

4.3

83,712

0.8

People who travelled to work by public transport

1,440

29.3

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

2,369

48.2

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 44.5%, Train 20.7% and Walked only 3.7%. Other common responses were Car, as passenger 3.5% and Train, bus 3.0%. On the day, 29.3% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 48.2% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

5,820

67.9

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

2,314

27

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

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

966

11.3

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

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

1,429

16.7

470,618

14.9

3,090,874

17.8

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

2,059

24

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

2,156

25.1

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

878

10.2

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

730

8.5

270,426

8.6

1,746,196

10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

793

29.9

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

1,406

53

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

385

14.5

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

69

2.6

20,220

2

97,722

1.7

Of the families in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 53.0% were couple families with children, 29.9% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

15.8

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

84.2

--

84

--

82.4

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

2,448

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

2,762

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,762 and those without children was $2,448.

Families — employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

490

22.3

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

97

4.4

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

468

21.3

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

340

15.5

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

109

5

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

417

19

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

142

6.5

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

136

6.2

48,765

5.8

314,529

6.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

3,439

96.2

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

137

3.8

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

2,187

63.6

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

430

12.5

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

785

22.8

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

33

1

4,928

0.4

66,666

0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 63.6% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

23

0.7

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

214

6.2

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

1,011

29.4

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

1,276

37.1

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

845

24.6

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

69

2

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

2.9

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

2.8

--

2.7

--

2.6

--

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 29.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Tenure

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

1,267

36.8

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

1,076

31.3

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

981

28.5

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

19

0.6

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

96

2.8

32,479

2.4

195,213

2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 36.8% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition

Household composition

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

2,538

73.8

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

727

21.1

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

173

5

60,457

4.5

321,007

4.1

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.8% were family households, 21.1% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

19.8

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

18.3

--

16.6

--

11.2

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

390

--

369

--

285

--

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

--

87.9

--

87.1

--

89.6

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

--

12.1

--

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

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,400

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

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

--

89.6

--

87.9

--

90.1

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

--

10.4

--

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

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

453

13.2

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

1,521

44.2

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

1,024

29.8

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

337

9.8

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

103

3

39,787

3

234,292

3

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Source: ABS Census 2011

People — demographics & education

People

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

10,381

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

4,991

48.1

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

5,390

51.9

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

69

0.7

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5


In the 2011 Census, there were 10,381 people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

645

6.2

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

541

5.2

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

614

5.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

606

5.8

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

722

7

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

776

7.5

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

699

6.7

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

769

7.4

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

749

7.2

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

801

7.7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

750

7.2

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

602

5.8

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

490

4.7

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

394

3.8

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

358

3.4

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

336

3.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

250

2.4

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

279

2.7

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

38

--

35

--

37

--


The median age of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,186

48.8

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

192

2.2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

511

6

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

544

6.3

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

3,145

36.7

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3


Of people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.


Median age by registered marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

49

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

48

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

53

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

80

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

27

--

26

--

25

--


The median age of married people in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

3,836

50.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

454

5.9

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

3,348

43.8

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3


In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

49

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

37

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

32

--

31

--

33

--


The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

150

4.5

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

475

14.1

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

165

4.9

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

91

2.7

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

355

10.6

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

179

5.3

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

163

4.9

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

239

7.1

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

781

23.3

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

111

3.3

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

650

19.4

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

3,359

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--


In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.8% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 30.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.


People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australian

2,061

16.1

938,150

19.2

7,098,486

25.4

Chinese

1,809

14.1

931,387

19

866,208

3.1

English

1,766

13.8

352,986

7.2

7,238,533

25.9

Italian

1,117

8.7

310,704

6.4

916,121

3.3

Irish

895

7

232,322

4.7

2,087,758

7.5

The most common ancestries in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Australian 16.1%, Chinese 14.1%, English 13.8%, Italian 8.7% and Irish 7.0%.

Country of birth

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

5,696

54.9

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

899

8.7

146,853

3.8

318,969

1.5

Italy

470

4.5

129,248

3.3

185,402

0.9

Lebanon

215

2.1

86,767

2.2

76,450

0.4

England

207

2

77,298

2

911,593

4.2

Korea, Republic of (South)

185

1.8

69,405

1.8

74,538

0.3

In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 54.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8.7%, Italy 4.5%, Lebanon 2.1%, England 2.0% and Korea, Republic of (South) 1.8%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

5,693

59

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

691

7.2

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

430

4.5

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

2,837

29.4

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7


In Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Catholic

3,679

35.4

1,107,046

28.3

5,439,268

25.3

No Religion

2,244

21.6

684,766

17.5

4,796,787

22.3

Anglican

996

9.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Buddhism

581

5.6

205,971

5.3

528,978

2.5

Eastern Orthodox

574

5.5

179,360

4.6

563,072

2.6

The most common responses for religion in Croydon (NSW) (State Suburbs) were Catholic 35.4%, No Religion 21.6%, Anglican 9.6%, Buddhism 5.6% and Eastern Orthodox 5.5%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Croydon (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Mandarin

780

7.5

176,491

4.5

336,410

1.6

Italian

723

7

132,836

3.4

299,834

1.4

Cantonese

672

6.5

130,452

3.3

263,673

1.2

Arabic

472

4.5

84,568

2.2

287,174

1.3

Greek