The Hills Shire CouncilCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

The Hills Shire

Additional areas

The Hills Shire has a total population of 141,957 and 47,369 dwellings in 2011.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

The Hills Shire summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population141,957100.0100.0
Males70,10449.449.2
Females71,85350.650.8
Australian citizens126,11188.882.5
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)92,05364.862.4
Indigenous population5090.41.2
Australian-born93,11965.659.9
Speaks language other than English at home37,36226.332.5
Overseas-born44,72331.534.2
Needs assistance due to age or disability3,6442.64.4
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)9,5756.76.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)15,01510.68.7
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)12,7459.07.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)13,2909.49.5
Young workforce (25 to 34)15,09910.615.4
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)32,80223.121.9
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)19,40813.712.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)14,61210.39.0
Seniors (70 to 84)7,8455.57.2
Frail aged (85 and over)1,5511.11.8
Total Population141,957100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children23,50652.134.8
Couples without children10,77623.922.6
One parent families3,8418.510.8
Lone person households5,10911.321.5
Group households6931.54.1
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)45,156100.0100.0
Religion----0.0
Christian religions100,11270.560.9
Non Christian religions13,6539.613.2
No Religion20,73514.617.6
Not stated6,8244.87.6
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)142,010100.0100.0
Education----0.0
Attending pre-school or primary school17,56712.49.6
Attending secondary school11,5368.16.4
Attending university or TAFE institution10,7187.67.6
Total persons (including those not attending)141,957100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Employed74,51196.394.3
Unemployed2,8333.75.7
Total labour force77,34469.861.7
Not in the labour force30,93427.932.4
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)110,877100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses40,12284.758.9
Medium and high density7,09815.040.4
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)850.20.6
Occupied private dwellings45,12795.392.9
Unoccupied Dwellings2,2044.76.9
Non private dwellings380.10.2
Total dwellings47,369100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Owned15,54534.429.1
Purchasing21,36647.333.2
Renting6,53514.530.4
Total households (inc. not stated and other)45,138100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)4,3769.918.3
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)6,86715.521.2
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)7,60817.118.1
$2,000 or more (high)20,81346.932.0
Incomes not stated4,73910.710.5
Total households44,403100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection37,76883.770.6
Dial-up connection9342.12.4
Other connection9152.03.4
No connection3,5227.815.9
Not stated1,9964.47.6
Total households45,134100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

v17.08.15-1.0.0